Can you Dig it?: Identifying and Protecting Ancient Chacoan Ruins

EarthzineDetecting Land Cover Change & Disturbances, DEVELOP 2016 Summer VPS, DEVELOP Virtual Poster Session

Category: Land Cover Change & Disturbances Project Team: Chaco Canyon Cross-Cutting Team Location: NASA Marshall Space Flight Center at National Space Science Technology Center ‰ÛÒ Huntsville, Alabama Authors: Kelsey Herndon Dashiell Cruz Sydney Neeley Ryan Schick Mentors/Advisors: Dr. Jeffrey Luvall (NASA at National Space Science Technology Center) Dr. Robert Griffin (University of Alabama in Huntsville) Dr. Tom Server (University of … Read More

Oh Deer! Where are the Mule Deer Going?

EarthzineDEVELOP 2016 Spring VPS, Mapping Landscape Changes and Species Distribution, Original

Mule deer are economically and ecologically important to the Southern Rockies; however, their populations are currently on the decline. Mule deer are migratory animals that are capable of traveling a few hundred miles from their summer to winter habitats and therefore require safe, uninterrupted passageways that will allow them to continue migrating without navigating over anthropogenic obstructions such as roads, oil well pads, and fences.

Hot Potato: Preserving Traditional Farming in the Peruvian Andes

EarthzineDEVELOP 2016 Spring VPS, Monitoring Environmental Health and Disturbances, Original

Agricultural systems in tropical montane regions are particularly vulnerable in the face of global climate change. Anecdotal evidence from Parque de la Papa, located in the Peruvian Andes, indicates that farmers following traditional practices have moved potato crops to higher elevations seeking suitable growing conditions for the potato varieties they have cultivated for centuries.

Helping Wildlife Managers Assess Mule Deer Habitat Quality

EarthzineDEVELOP 2015 Fall VPS, DEVELOP Virtual Poster Session, Forecasting Wetland Cover and Species Habitat, Original

This is a part of the 2015 Fall VPS. For more VPS articles, click here Category:åÊForecasting Wetland Cover and Species Habitat Project Team: Southern Rockies Ecological Forecasting Team Location: NASA John C. Stennis Space Center ‰ÛÒ Hancock County, Mississippi Authors: Ross Reahard Teresa Fenn Jeri Wisman Mentors/Advisors: Joseph Spruce (NASA Stennis Space Center) Dr. Kenton Ross (NASA Langley Research Center) … Read More