Posts Tagged ‘colorado’

Out of the Woods: Delineating Disturbances in the Southern Rockies

Category: Land Cover Change & Disturbances Project Team: Rocky Mountain Agriculture Team Location: U.S. Geological Service at Colorado State University – Fort Collins, Colorado Authors: Peder Engelstad Christopher Beddow Stephanie Krail Amandeep Vashisht Mentors/Advisors: Dr. Paul Evangelista (Colorado State University, Natural Resources Ecology Lab) Tony Vorster (Bioenergy Alliance Network of the Rockies Feedstock Supply Team) […]

Retreating Ice: The Beginnings of Discovery

Category: Detecting Land Cover Change & Disturbances Project Team: Northern Great Plains Water Resources Team Location: Wise County Clerk of Court’s Office – Wise, Virginia Authors: Anne Gale Michael Brooke Xin Hong Cody Vineyard Mentors/Advisors: Dr. Kenton Ross (NASA Langley Research Center) Dr. DeWayne Cecil (NOAA NCEI, Global Science and Technology) Bob VanGundy (The University […]

Down to Earth: Reconstructing Forest Disturbances with Landsat

This is an article from the Summer 2015 VPS. For more VPS articles, click here Category: Monitoring Forested and Agricultural Landscapes Project Team: Colorado Agriculture II Team Location: U.S. Geological Survey at Colorado State University – Fort Collins, Colorado Authors: Brian Woodward Stephanie Krail Eric Rounds Christina Welch Mentors/Advisors: Dr. Paul Evangelista (Natural Resources Ecology Lab, […]

Learning to See the Forest for the Trees: Using a Health Index to Communicate Change

Public perception of what constitutes a “healthy” forest influences support (or lack thereof) for management policies, yet accessible, regional information about forest conditions is not always readily available. A new index helps address this gap.

Historic Release of Water Aims to Restore a Once-Lush Landscape in the Colorado River Delta

In a concerted effort to remediate the ecosystems along the channel of the Colorado River, Mexico and the United States recently reached a historic agreement to release water from the Morelos Dam at the Arizona-Mexico border. This ‘pulse flow,’ is intended to reach the Colorado River Delta for the first time in 50 years.