Greening Hamburg: A Model for Sustainability

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Earth Day 2014 is upon us, and the theme for the year is Green Cities. The theme was selected by the Earth Day Network in recognition of the fact that more people now live in urban than rural areas and that the challenges of achieving a desirable quality of life in the face of growing populations will be compounded by the effects of climate change.

Mapping the Great Barrier Reef

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etso showcaseEOMAP and its partners have created a comprehensive digital map of the Great Barrier Reef. This is the first complete, high-resolution digital map to be made of the reef, and project participants hope that it will help to further research and preservation.

Wideband Sensor Technologies for Measuring Surface Snow

EarthzineESTO Showcase 2013, In-Depth, Original

wideband sensor The authors have developed a novel broadband antenna technology that enables remote sensing measurements over the X- to Ka-band microwave spectrum from a single aperture. The antenna technology is integrated with an airborne X- and Ku-band synthetic aperture radar and K-and Ka-band radiometer for measuring the spatial distribution of surface snow.

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