Taking a Swat at the Dengue Mosquito

EarthzineDEVELOP Fall 2013 VPS, DEVELOP Virtual Poster Session, Original

Team Location: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California Authors: Diane A. Garcia-Gonzales (University of California at Berkeley), Project Lead Lorena Lopez (California State University at Northridge) Scott Barron (University of California at Los Angeles) Mentors/Advisers: Erika Podest (Jet Propulsion Laboratory) Darren Drewry (Jet Propulsion Laboratory) Abstract: The aim of this project was to provide an understanding of the interplay of environmental … Read More

Utilizing NASA EOS to Expand Agricultural Production in Virginia

EarthzineDEVELOP Fall 2013 VPS, DEVELOP Virtual Poster Session, Original

Team Location: Langley Research Center, Hampton, Virginia; and Patrick Henry Building, Richmond, Virginia Authors: Taylor Hotchkiss (University of Richmond), Project Lead Merna Saad (Christopher Newport University), Project Lead Alexander Nelson (Middlebury College) David Arabyan (University of California, Los Angeles) Joseph Miller (Old Dominion University) Mentors/Advisers: Kenton Ross, Ph.D. (NASA, DEVELOP National Science Adviser) Past/Other Contributors: DEVELOP 2013 Summer Virginia Agriculture … Read More

Toward Early Warning and Early Action in Sudan: Public Health and the Environment

EarthzineDEVELOP Fall 2013 VPS, DEVELOP Virtual Poster Session, Original

Team Location: International Research Institute for Climate and Society, Palisades, New York Authors: Alex Sweeney (Columbia University), Project Lead Andrew Kruczkiewicz (Columbia University) Mentors/Advisers: Pietro Ceccato, Ph.D. (International Research Institute for Climate and Society, Columbia University) Madeleine Thomson, Ph.D. (International Research Institute for Climate and Society, Columbia University) Past/Other Contributors: Dia Elnaiem, Ph.D. (University of Maryland ‰ÛÒ Eastern Shore) Omran … Read More

Drought Drought Everywhere, And Not a Model to Use: Monitoring Drought in Uruguay

EarthzineDEVELOP Fall 2013 VPS, DEVELOP Virtual Poster Session, Original

Team Location: International Research Institute for Climate and Society, Palisades, New York Authors: Jerrod Lessel (California State University, Fresno) Mentors/Advisers: Pietro Ceccato, Ph.D. (Lead Environmental Monitoring Program, International Research Institute for Climate and Society, The Earth Institute, Columbia University) Past/Other Contributors: Kenton Ross, Ph.D. (NASA, DEVELOP National Science Adviser) DEVELOP 2013 Summer Great Plains Agriculture, Langley Research Center (Lance Watkins, … Read More

Disaster Damage Validation: Bridging Remote Sensing and GIS

EarthzineDEVELOP Fall 2013 VPS, DEVELOP Virtual Poster Session, Original

Team Location: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California Authors: Judy Cheng (University of California at Los Angeles), Project Lead Sara Lafia (California State Polytechnic University at Pomona) Rodell Allan Zorilla (University of California at Los Angeles) Mentors/Advisers: Sang-Ho Yun, Ph.D. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory/California Institute of Technology) Abstract: Year after year, natural disasters such as earthquakes, fires, floods and hurricanes claim the … Read More

Challenges in Agricultural Practices in the Mountains of Eastern Bhutan

EarthzineDEVELOP Fall 2013 VPS, DEVELOP Virtual Poster Session, In-Depth, Original

Team Location: International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), Kathmandu, Nepal; and Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, Alabama. Authors: Tenzin, (Sherubtse College, Kanglung), Project Lead Prabesh Shrestha, (Kathmandu University), Project Lead Binayak Tiwari (Tribhuvan University) Kezang Gaden (Sherubtse College, Kanglung) Namgay Dorji (Sherubtse College, Kanglung) Sabitra Basnet (Sherubtse College, Kanglung) Kel Markert (University of Alabama in Huntsville) Casey Calamaio (University … Read More

Getting Dirty to Understand Salt Marsh Dieback

EarthzineDEVELOP Fall 2013 VPS, DEVELOP Virtual Poster Session, Original

Team Location: University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia Authors: Shuvankar Ghosh, Project Lead (University of Georgia) Jiaying He (University of Georgia) Ning Chen (University of Georgia) Pradeep Kumar (University of Georgia) Mentors/Advisers: Deepak Mishra, Ph.D. (University of Georgia, Geography Department) Steve Padgett-Vasquez (University of Georgia, Geography Department) Past/Other Contributors: Auryn Baruch (University of Georgia) Joe White (Bethune-Cookman University) Abstract: A third … Read More

Mapping Where No White Oak Has Gone Before

EarthzineDEVELOP Fall 2013 VPS, DEVELOP Virtual Poster Session, Original

Team Location: Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, Alabama Authors: Kel Markert, Project Lead (University of Alabama in Huntsville) Amanda Weigel (University of Alabama in Huntsville) Jean-Baptiste Kayitare (California Baptist University) Timothy Reeves (University of Alabama in Huntsville) Mentors/Advisers: Jeffrey Luvall, Ph.D. (NASA, Global Climatology and Hydrology Center) Past/Other Contributors: Robert Lawton, Ph.D. (University of Alabama in Huntsville) Abstract: This study … Read More

Bigger and Better: Upscaling and Refining Lodgepole Pine Mortality Models

EarthzineDEVELOP Fall 2013 VPS, DEVELOP Virtual Poster Session, Original

Team Location: North Central Climate Science Center, Fort Collins, Colorado Authors: Tony Vorster, Project Lead (Colorado State University) Renee Curry (Colorado State University) Kelli Groy (Colorado State University) Aaron Sidder (Colorado State University) William Zawacki (Colorado State University) Mentors/Advisers: Paul Evangelista, Ph.D. (Colorado State University, Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory) Jeffrey Morisette, Ph.D. (U.S. Geological Survey, North Central Climate Science Center) … Read More

The Bare Necessities: Forecasting Myanmar’s Mangrove Extent and Biomass

EarthzineDEVELOP Fall 2013 VPS, DEVELOP Virtual Poster Session, Original

Team Location: Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC), Greenbelt, Maryland Authors: Sam Weber, Project Lead (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University) Louis Keddell (University of Maryland) Mohammed Kemal (University of Maryland) Mentors/Advisers: Fritz Policelli (NASA Goddard Space Flight Center) Temilola Fatoyinbo, Ph.D. (NASA Goddard Space Flight Center) Past/Other Contributors: DEVELOP Myanmar Ecological Forecasting team, LaRC Summer 2013 Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute … Read More