Can We Talk About the Elephant in the Park?

EarthzineDEVELOP Spring 2014, DEVELOP Virtual Poster Session, Original

Project Team: South Africa Ecological Forecasting Team Team Location: University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia Authors: Andrea Presotto (University of Georgia) Kirstin Valdes (University of Georgia) Ashley Dupont (University of Georgia) Christine Brady (University of Georgia) Megan Kise (University of Georgia) Caren Remillard (University of Georgia) Mentors/Advisors: Dr. Marguerite Madden (Department of Geography, University of Georgia) Steve Padgett-Vasquez (Department of Geography, … Read More

Reintroduction in Motion: Habitat Modeling for the Scimitar-Horned Oryx

EarthzineDEVELOP Spring 2014, DEVELOP Virtual Poster Session, Original

Project Team: Chad Ecological Forecasting Team Team Location: Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland Authors: Tejas Bhagwat (George Mason University) Louis Keddell (University of Maryland) Alexander Nelson (Middlebury College) Emily Voelker (University of Maryland) Mentors/Advisors: Dr. Lahouari Bounoua (NASA Goddard Space Flight Center) Dr. Peter Leimgruber (Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute) Fritz Policelli (NASA Goddard Space Flight Center) Abstract: The Scimitar-horned … Read More

Monitoring Land Reclamation in Southwest Virginia Coalfield Counties

EarthzineDEVELOP Spring 2014, DEVELOP Virtual Poster Session, Original

Project Team: Virginia Ecological Forecasting Team Team Location: Wise County Clerk of Court’s Office, Wise, Virginia Authors: Dieudonne Dusenge (Oklahoma Christian University) Sarah Medley (The University of Virginia’s College at Wise) Pedro Juan RodrÌ_guez Rivera (Mountain Empire Community College) Julie Spangler (The University of Virginia’s College at Wise) Rohini Swaminathan (Purdue University) Mentors/Advisors: Dr. Kenton Ross (NASA DEVELOP National Science … Read More

Finding the Greenest Way: A Sustainable Coexistence between Miami and the Everglades

EarthzineDEVELOP Spring 2014, DEVELOP Virtual Poster Session, Original

Project Team: Miami-Dade Ecological Forecasting Team Team Location: University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia Authors: Ning Chen (University of Georgia) Ike Astuti (University of Georgia) Becky Lynn (University of Georgia) Caren Remillard (University of Georgia) Mentors/Advisors: Dr. Rosanna G. Rivero (College of Environment and Design, University of Georgia) Dr. Marguerite Madden (Department of Geography, University of Georgia) Dr. Sergio Bernardes (Department … Read More

Extending NASA Earth Science Research to Benefit Society: NASA DEVELOP Spring 2014 Virtual Poster Session

EarthzineDEVELOP Spring 2014, DEVELOP Virtual Poster Session, Original

This spring’s installment of the DEVELOP Virtual Poster Session series features interdisciplinary research projects that apply the lens of NASA Earth observations to community concerns around the globe. In short video format, DEVELOP teams in the United States, Mexico, Nepal and Bhutan communicate the capabilities of NASA Earth observations to address diverse environmental and public policy issues. These include monitoring conservation efforts and drought, forecasting water availability and vector-borne disease risk, as well as mapping invasive species distribution and the damage from natural disasters such as flooding, wildfires and hurricanes.

Preparing for the Future: Linking Technology with Nature to Preserve White Oak

EarthzineDEVELOP Spring 2014, DEVELOP Virtual Poster Session, Original

Project Team: Cumberland Plateau Ecological Forecasting Team Team Location: Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, Alabama Authors: Amanda Weigel, Project Lead (University of Alabama in Huntsville) Jean Baptiste Kayitare (California Baptist University) Robert Rossell (University of Alabama in Huntsville) Mentors/Advisors: Dr. Jeffrey Luvall (NASA Global Climatology and Hydrology Center; Science Advisor) Past/Other Contributors: Steve Northcutt (Director of Protection, The Nature Conservancy) … Read More

When Disasters Strike, the Force of Remote Sensing Strikes Back

EarthzineDEVELOP Spring 2014, DEVELOP Virtual Poster Session, Original

Project Team: Global Disasters Team Team Location: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California Authors: Judy Cheng (University of California, Los Angeles) Sara Lafia (California State Polytechnic University, Pomona) Rodell Allan Zorilla (University of California, Los Angeles) Mentors/Advisors: Benjamin Holt (DEVELOP Mentor, Jet Propulsion Laboratory) Dr. Sang-Ho Yun (Processing System Lead of ARIA, Jet Propulsion Laboratory/California Institute of Technology) Abstract: Year after … Read More