Oh Me! Oh My! These Rice Paddies are Dry!

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Category: Monitoring Drought Project Team: Mekong River Basin Agriculture Team Location: NASA Marshall Space Flight Center – Huntsville, Alabama Authors: Daryl Ann Winstead Waritchana Rakumthong Pumichat Raksaphaeng Allison Daniel Mentors/Advisors: Dr. Jeffrey Luvall (NASA at National Space Science Technology Center) Dr. Robert Griffin (University of Alabama in Huntsville) Eric Anderson (University of Alabama in Huntsville) Past/Other Contributors: Leigh Sinclair (Center Lead) Daryl … Read More

Pivotal Moments: Drought Response in the West

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Category: Monitoring Drought Project Team: Western U.S. Water Resources Team Location: NASA Langley Research Center – Hampton, Virginia Authors: Kelly Meehan Molly Spater Teresa Fenn Thomas Smith Kaylie Taliaferro Grant Jaccoud Mentors/Advisors: Dr. Kenton Ross (NASA Langley Research Center) Past/Other Contributors: Emily Gotschalk (Center Lead) Tyler Rhodes (Center Lead) Abstract: A changing climate has been an issue of growing concern … Read More

A Deeper Look into California’s Water Resources

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Category: Monitoring Drought Project Team: California Water Resources Team Location: NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory – Pasadena, California Authors: Justin Lawrence Lauryn Gutowski Nick Rousseau Brittany Zajic Mentors/Advisors: Dr. John T. Reager (NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory) Past/Other Contributors: Nick Rousseau (Center Lead) Abstract: 2015 marked the arrival of the strongest El Niño ever recorded, surpassing the 1997-1998 event that brought significant rainfall … Read More

Water is Life: Understanding Drought in Northwestern Costa Rica

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Category: Monitoring Drought Project Team: Costa Rica Water Resources Team Location: University of Georgia ‰ÛÒ Athens, Georgia Authors: Rachel Durham MarÌ_a JosÌ© Rivera-Araya Diyang Cui Madison Davis Luis Quesada Nelson Venegas Mentors/Advisors: Dr. Marguerite Madden (University of Georgia, Department of Geography) Dr. Sergio Bernardes (University of Georgia, Department of Geography) Dr. Adam Milewski (University of Georgia, Department of Geography) Dr. … Read More

Drought and the Factors That Make It ‰ÛÓ Monitoring Drought from Space

EarthzineDEVELOP 2016 Spring VPS, DEVELOP Virtual Poster Session, Managing Water Quality and Precipitation Anomalies, Original

Category: Managing Water Quality and Precipitation Anomalies Project Team:åÊUruguay Agriculture III Team Location:åÊInternational Research Institute for Climate and Society ‰ÛÒ Palisades, New York Authors: Jerrod Lessel Andrew Kruczkiewicz Mentors/Advisors: Dr. Pietro Ceccato (International Research Institute for Climate Society, The Earth Institute, Columbia University) Past/Other Contributors: Jerrod Lessel (Center Lead) Alex Sweeney Abstract: The importance of monitoring drought is indispensable for … Read More

Analyzing Drought Conditions in Desert and Rainforest Environments

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The Levant region, comprising Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, Israel and Iraq, as well as countries along the Central American “Dry Corridor,” including Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, and Nicaragua, suffer from frequent drought and heavy precipitation events. Drought induces stress on water resources and the agricultural community, which can serve as catalysts to conflict.

Drought and the Factors That Make It — Monitoring Drought from Space

EarthzineDEVELOP 2016 Spring VPS, Managing Water Quality and Precipitation Anomalies, Original, Uncategorized

Category: Managing Water Quality and Precipitation Anomalies Project Team: Uruguay Agriculture III Team Location: International Research Institute for Climate and Society – Palisades, New York Authors: Jerrod Lessel Andrew Kruczkiewicz Mentors/Advisors: Dr. Pietro Ceccato (International Research Institute for Climate Society, The Earth Institute, Columbia University) Past/Other Contributors: Jerrod Lessel (Center Lead) Alex Sweeney Abstract: The importance of monitoring drought is indispensable for … Read More