Category: DEVELOP Summer 2013 VPS

DEVELOPedia: NASA DEVELOP’s Wiki

Project Team: DEVELOP Tech Team Team Location: NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, Virginia Authors: Stephanie Rushley, Project Lead (North Carolina State University) Matthew Carter (U.S. Air Force) Charles Chiou (Old Dominion University) Rick Farmer (Mathews High School) Kevin Haywood (U.S. Air Force) Anthony Pototzky (Old Dominion University) Adam White (Christopher Newport University) Daniel Winker (University […]

Science Serving Society: NASA DEVELOP 2013 Virtual Poster Session

Credit: Chris McKeel, DEVELOP
A grand-prize winner and runner-up have been selected for the summer 2013 Virtual Poster Session (VPS) contributed by NASA’s DEVELOP National Program. The contest included 30 projects conducted by 141 participants from around the globe.

Measuring the Past Decade’s Air Quality of Southwestern Virginia

Team Location: Wise County Clerk of Court’s Office, Wise, Virginia Authors: Suravi Shrestha (Westminster College) Daria Blach (University of Virginia’s College at Wise) Brittany Barnes (Virginia Tech) Taylor Meade (Virginia Tech) Mentors/Advisers: Kenton Ross, Ph.D. (NASA, DEVELOP National Science Advisor) Dewayne Cecil, Ph.D. (Global Science and Technology Inc.) Giovanni Colberg (DEVELOP Wise Center Lead) Yanina […]

Examining Meningococcal Meningitis and Climate in the Sahel

Team Location: International Research Institute for Climate and Society, Palisades, New York Authors: Elisabeth Gawthrop (Columbia University) Tam Tran (Columbia University) Mentors/Advisers: Pietro Ceccato, IRI (Columbia University, International Research Institute for Climate and Society) Past/Other Contributors: Madeleine Thomson, Ph.D. (Columbia University, International Research Institute for Climate and Society) Carlos Perez, Ph.D. (Columbia University, NASA Goddard […]

Of Sandflies and Men: Environmental Factors Contributing to Kala Azar Outbreaks

Team Location: International Research Institute for Climate and Society, Palisades, New York Authors: Alex Sweeney (Columbia University) Caitlin Reid (Columbia University) Mentors/Advisers: Pietro Ceccato, Ph.D. (Columbia University, International Research Institute for Climate and Society) Madeleine Thomson, Ph.D. (Columbia University, International Research Institute) Past/Other Contributors: Dia Elnaiem, Ph.D. (Maryland University, Eastern Shore) Omran F. Osma, Ph.D. […]

Fire Burning: Birmingham’s Lung Decay?

Team Location: University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia; and Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC), Huntsville, Alabama Authors: Binita KC (University of Georgia) Swatantra Kethireddy (Jackson State University) Jennifer Bell (University of Georgia) Eric Dobbs (University of Alabama Huntsville) Steve Padgett-Vasquez (University of Georgia) Mentors/Advisers: Jeffrey Luvall, Ph.D. (NASA, Global Hydrology and Climate Center) Marshall Shepherd, Ph.D. […]

Stopping the Spread of the Hemlock Woolly Adelgid

Team Location: University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia; and Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC), Huntsville, Alabama Authors: Erica Lauren Craft (University of Alabama Huntsville) Jiaying He (University of Georgia) Xiyu Li (Clark University) Pornampai Narenpitak (University of Wisconsin-Madison) Austin Stanforth (Indiana University Indianapolis) Mentors/Advisers: Jeffrey Luvall, Ph.D. (NASA, Global Hydrology and Climate Center) Marguerite Madden, Ph.D. […]

‘Phragile’ Oasis: Phragmites in the Great Dismal Swamp

Team Location: Langley Research Center, Hampton, Virginia Authors: Lauren Makely (Old Dominion University) Jessica Mitchum (George Mason University) April Volke (Johns Hopkins University) Valerie Linsinbigler (Christopher Newport University) Mentors/Advisers: Kenton Ross, Ph.D. (NASA, DEVELOP National Science Advisor) Past/Other Contributors: Taylor Beard (Christopher Newport University) DEVELOP Summer 2012 Great Dismal Swamp Health and Air Quality team […]

Tracking Vegetation Changes in Kenya’s Amboseli National Park

Team Location: Goddard Space and Flight Center (GSFC), Greenbelt, Maryland Authors: Oluwakonyinsola Adesoye (Eleanor Roosevelt High School, Greenbelt, Maryland) Anne Clark Baker (Clark University) Michael Z. Gao (Johns Hopkins University) Emily Voelker (University of Maryland, College Park) Ryan T. Williams (Clark University) Quinten Geddes (DEVELOP Goddard Center Lead) Mentors/Advisers: Jeffrey Masek, Ph.D. (NASA, GSFC) Frederick […]

Tracking the Beetle: Modeling Mountain Pine Beetle Mortality in Colorado

Team Location: Fort Collins Science Center/North Central Climate Science Center, Fort Collins, Colorado Authors: Kelli Groy (Colorado State University) Aaron Sidder (Colorado State University Anthony Vorster (Colorado State University) William Zawacki (Colorado State University) Mentors/Advisers: Paul Evangelista, Ph.D. (Colorado State) Jeffrey Morisette, Ph.D. (USGS North Central Climate Science Center) Past/Other Contributors: Amy Birtwistle (Colorado State […]