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.
Here, There, and Everywhere: Assessing SPB Outbreaks in Alabama
The Southern Pine Beetle (SPB), Dendroctonus frontalis, is an opportunistic species that attacks stressed trees weakened by drought, storm damage, or fire.
Days of Our Ocelot: Finding an Elusive Cat’s Habitat in North Mexico
This is a part of the 2015 Fall VPS. For more VPS articles, click here Category: Forecasting Wetland Cover and Species Habitat Project Team: North Mexico Ecological Forecasting Team Location: NASA Marshall Space Flight Center – Huntsville, Alabama Authors: Ryan Schick Padraic Conner Maggi Klug Leigh Sinclair Mentors/Advisors: Dr. Jeffrey Luvall (NASA at the National Space Science Technology Center) Dr. Robert … Read More
Sensing the Sounds
This is a part of the 2015 Fall VPS. For more VPS articles, click here Category:åÊForecasting Wetland Cover and Species Habitat Project Team: North Carolina Ecological Forecasting Team Location: NASA Langley Research Center ÛÒ Hampton, Virginia Authors: Ben Roberts-Pierel Brett Buzzanga Michelle Pasco Jake Patrick Benjamin Charlem Taylor Sage Mentors/Advisors: Dr. Kenton Ross (NASA DEVELOP National Program) Abstract: This project … Read More
Holding Back the River Crest with CREST!
This is an article from the Summer 2015 VPS. For more VPS articles, click here. Category:åÊResponding to Hydrologic Disasters Project Team: Peru Disasters II Team Location: Wise County Clerk of Court’s Office, Wise, Virginia Authors: William Wilson Grant Bloomer Allison Daniel Anthony Donzella Josh Hammes Mentors/Advisors: Dr. Kenton Ross (NASA DEVELOP National Program) Dr. DeWayne Cecil (Global Science and Technology, … Read More
Water We Drinking? Mapping Mitigation Sites in Ralston Reservoir, Colorado
This is an article from the Summer 2015 VPS. For more VPS articles, click here. Category: Responding to Hydrologic Disasters Project Team: Colorado Water Resources II Team Location: U.S. Geological Survey at Colorado State University – Fort Collins, Colorado Authors: Tyler M. Rhodes Amy Phillips Romina Gotzmann Rebekke Muench Jared Ryks Mentors/Advisors: Dr. Kenton Ross (NASA DEVELOP National Program) Abstract: … Read More