Scientists collaborated with fire managers in the Great Plains to produce an interactive wildfire risk map derived from NOAA and NASA data.
Experts agree the Pacific Northwest is likely to experience a Cascadia Subduction Zone earthquake at any point in the next 50 years. The event will be catastrophic, directly impacting the lives of 13 million people from British Columbia to Northern California. On one particular crisp autumn morning in October, nothing happened. There were no announcements; there was no hoopla and … Read More
On a Slippery Slope: Assessing Landslide Hazard in East Africa
This is an article from the Summer 2015 VPS. For more VPS articles, click here Category:åÊInvestigating Impacts of Fire and Landslide Disasters Project Team: East Africa Disasters Team Location: NASA Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) – Huntsville, Alabama Authors: Leigh Sinclair Padraic Conner Tyler Finley JeannÌ© le Roux Mentors/Advisors: Dr. Jeffrey Luvall (NASA MSFC at National Space Science and Technology … Read More
Weather, Risk, and Searching for Normal in a Rapidly Changing World
How will we adapt to climate change and increasingly severe storms if humans aren’t very good at interpreting risk?
GEO XI Takes the Pulse of the Planet
Coverage of the GEO XI in Geneva, Nov. 12-14, 2014.
Landmark sites in the US at risk from climate change in pictures
Network for tracking earthquakes exposes glacier activity: Accidental find offers big potential for research on Alaska's glaciers
From Three Mile Island to Fukushima Daiichi
IEEE announces 4th Global Humanitarian Technology Conference in October 2014
The fourth-annual IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference (GHTC) will take place 10-13 October 2014 in Silicon Valley, California.
Strong earthquake on island in western Greece
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