Category: DEVELOP Summer 2014 VPS

A Winner and Honorable Mentions: NASA DEVELOP Summer 2014 Virtual Poster Session

A grand-prize winner and honorable mentions have been selected for the summer 2014 Virtual Poster Session (VPS) contributed by NASA’s DEVELOP National Program. The contest included 34 projects conducted by 155 participants across 13 DEVELOP locations.

Exploring a Sustainable Coexistence between Miami and the Everglades

Project Team: Miami-Dade Ecological Forecasting Team Team Location: University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia Authors: Ning Chen, Project Lead (University of Georgia) Mohamed Amin (University of Wisconsin-Madison) Lauren Anderson (University of Georgia) Erick Braun (Georgia State University) Tunan Hu (University of Georgia) Linli Zhu (University of Georgia) Mentors/Advisors: Dr. Rosanna G. Rivero (College of Environment and […]

Monitoring Land Reclamation in Southwest Virginia

Project Team: Virginia Ecological Forecasting Team Team Location: Wise County Clerk of Court’s Office, Wise, Virginia Authors: Zachary Tate, Project Lead (The University of Virginia’s College at Wise) Talia Elliott (The University of Virginia’s College at Wise) Patrick Hafashimana (Oklahoma Christian University) Ryan Porter (The University of Virginia) Rajkishan Rajappan (University of Florida) Mentors/Advisors: Dr. […]

Crops Dropping Like it’s Hot!

Project Team: Southeast U.S. Water Team Team Location: NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, Alabama Authors: Carrea M. Dye, Project Lead (Eastern Kentucky University) Samira Daneshgar Asl (Florida State University) Cara Estes (Florida State University) Mentors/Advisors: Dr. Jeffrey Luvall (NASA Global Hydrology and Climate Center) Past/Other Contributors: DEVELOP Spring 2014 Southeast U.S. Water Resources I […]

Houston, we have a problem: Analyzing PM2.5 levels in Houston, Texas

Project Team: Texas Health and Air Quality Team Team Location: NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, Virginia Authors: Lisa Waldron, Project Lead (Brigham Young University) Justin Roberts-Pierel (Bowdoin College) Melanie Barker (Old Dominion University) James Gundy (George Mason University) Mentors/Advisors: Dr. Kenton Ross (NASA DEVELOP, National Science Advisor) Dr. Richard Ferrare (NASA Langley Research Center) Amy […]

S.O.S. Save Our Swamps: NASA Earth Observations Aid Wetland Reforestation

Project Team: Louisiana Ecological Forecasting Team Team Location: NASA Stennis Space Center, Stennis, Mississippi Authors: Shelby Barrett, Project Lead (William Carey University) Brittany Howell (University of Southern Mississippi) Ben Beasley (University of New Orleans) Alahna Moore (University of New Orleans) Mentors/Advisors: Joe Spruce (NASA Stennis Space Center) James “Doc” Smoot (NASA Stennis Space Center) Past/Other […]

It’s Not Easy Being Blue-Green: Developing a Remote Cyanobacteria Detection Tool

Project Team: Georgia Water Resources Team Team Location: University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia Authors: Bradley Bartelme, Project Lead (University of Georgia) Ike Sari Astuti (University of Georgia) Elizabeth Benyshek (University of Georgia) Shuvankar Ghosh (University of Georgia) Danielle Haskett (University of Georgia) Jiaying He (University of Georgia) Benjamin Page (University of Georgia) Mentors/Advisors: Dr. Deepak […]

Finding Fire and Bugs in the Southern Appalachia

Project Team: Appalachia Energy Team Team Location: Wise County Clerk of Court’s Office, Wise, Virginia Authors: Dieudonne Dusenge, Project Lead (Mountain Empire Community College) Andrew Foxx (Radford University) Asongayi Venard (East Tennessee State University) Jessica Huff (Mountain Empire Community College) Rohini Swaminathan (Mountain Empire Community College) Mentors/Advisors: Dr. Kenton Ross (NASA DEVELOP, National Science Advisor) […]

Algal Blooms in Lake Champlain: Natural Occurrence or New Phenomenon?

Project Team: New England Water Resources Team Team Location: NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, Virginia Authors: Bryan L Burley (George Mason University) Christopher Erickson (College of William and Mary) Christopher Ewers (U.S. Air Force) Teresa Fenn (Mary Washington University) Bradley Gregory (U.S. Air Force) Jacob Hope (University of Virginia) Matthew Koslovsky (University of Texas Health […]

Songbird Population Dynamics in Fragmented New England Habitat

Project Team: New England Ecological Forecasting Team Team Location: Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland Authors: Alexander Nelson, Project Lead (Middlebury College) Sam Weber (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University) Kiersten Newtoff (University of North Carolina, Wilmington) Mentors/Advisors: Dr. Morgan Tingley (University of Connecticut and the Institute for Bird Populations) Dr. Jim Nichols (U.S. Geological […]