The Trouble with Trees: Volatile Organic Compounds Exacerbate Climate Change and Air Pollution

EarthzineIn-Depth, Original, Socioeconomic Benefits 2016, Themed Articles

Scientists are using sophisticated emission models and monitoring techniques to better understand the relationship between volatile organic compound production, climate change, and air pollution. As rainforests are cut down and replaced with isoprene-emitting oil palm plantations, data suggest that genetically modified trees may provide a hopeful alternative.

National Park Service Seeks Interns for Summer 2016

EarthzineAnnouncements, Original, Sections

George Mason University, in conjunction with the National Park Service, is offering paid summer internships for university students to promote a greater understanding of climate change in local national parks. George Mason University‰Ûªs Center for Climate Change Communication (4C) and the National Park Service (NPS) are offering up to eight paid student positions for summer 2016, open to rising juniors … Read More

Blazing Biomass: Forecasting Fires and Phenology in Texas Grasslands

EarthzineAssessing Human Risk, DEVELOP 2015 Fall VPS, DEVELOP Virtual Poster Session, Original

This is a part of the 2015 Fall VPS. For more VPS articles, click here Category: Assessing Human Risk Project Team: Texas Disasters II Team Location: NASA John C. Stennis Space Center ‰ÛÒ Hancock County, Mississippi Authors: James Michael Brooke (Project Lead) Meredith Williams Teresa Fenn Mentors/Advisors: Joseph Spruce (NASA John C. Stennis Space Center) Dr. Kenton Ross (NASA Langley … Read More

Live Coverage of GEO-XII

EarthzineGEO/GEOSS News, Original

From Nov. 11-13, 2015, researchers from around the world who depend on and develop Earth Observation data will gather in Mexico City for the Group on Earth Observations (GEO) 12th Plenary and Ministerial Summit.

Troubles Among Turtles: Monitoring Maryland’s Sea Turtles Using Earth Observations

EarthzineDetecting Habitat Conservation and Species Distribution, DEVELOP 2015 Summer VPS

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

Troubles Among Turtles: Monitoring Maryland‰Ûªs Sea Turtles Using Earth Observations

EarthzineDetecting Habitat Conservation and Species Distribution, DEVELOP 2015 Summer VPS, DEVELOP Virtual Poster Session

This is an article from the Summer 2015 VPS. For more VPS articles, click here Category:åÊDetecting 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

A Song of Fire and Snow: Wildfire and Snowpack in the Sierra Nevada

EarthzineDEVELOP 2015 Summer VPS, DEVELOP Virtual Poster Session, Monitoring Forested and Agricultural Landscapes

This is an article from the Summer 2015 VPS. For more VPS articles, click here Categories:åÊMonitoring Forested and Agricultural Landscapes Project Team: Sierra Nevada Water Resources Team Location: NASA Ames Research Center ‰ÛÒ Mountain View, California Authors: Sean Cunningham Justin Anzelc Vishal Arya Nolan Cate Clayton Sodergren Mentors/Advisors: Andrew Nguyen (NASA DEVELOP Ames Center Lead) Dr. Juan Torres Perez (Bay … Read More