Lake Victoria has a surface area of 68,800 square kilometers, making it the largest lake in Africa. The lake is surrounded by Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda and is home to more than 30 million people.
This is a part of the 2015 Fall VPS. For more VPS articles, click here Category: Mapping Water Quality Project Team: Lake Victoria Water Resources Team Location: NASA Marshall Space Flight Center – Huntsville, Alabama Authors: Jeanné le Roux Daryl Ann Winstead Austin Vacek Christina Fischer Sara Amirazodi Mentors/Advisors: Dr. Jeffrey Luvall (NASA at National Space Science and Technology Center) Dr. Robert … Read More
This is an article from the Summer 2015 VPS. For more VPS articles, click here Category: Detecting Habitat Conservation and Species Distribution Project Team: Maryland Ecological Forecasting Team Location: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center – Greenbelt, Maryland Authors: Christopher Long Kiersten Newtoff Erica Scaduto Mentors/Advisors: Dr. John Bolten (NASA Goddard Space Flight Center) Abstract: Maryland experiences dozens of sea turtle strandings … Read More
This is an article from the Summer 2015 VPS. For more VPS articles, click here Category: Analyzing Human and Environmental Health Project Team: Virginia Water Resources Team Location: Patrick Henry Building – Richmond, Virginia Authors: Cassandra Morgan Sara Lubkin Mentors/Advisors: Dr. Kenton Ross (NASA DEVELOP National Program) Abstract: Harmful algal bloom (HAB) species such as Alexandrium monilatum and Cochlodinium polykroides have … Read More