Existing and emerging Earth observing technologies can help us be ready for the unexpected.
The Flash Factor: Creating a Flood Forecasting Framework
This is an article from the Summer 2015 VPS. For more VPS articles, click here Category:åÊResponding to Hydrologic Disasters Project Team: Malawi Disasters II Team Location: International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI) – Palisades, New York Authors: Andrew Kruczkiewicz Helen Cen Brigitte Moneymaker Mentors/Advisors: Dr. Pietro Ceccato (International Research Institute for Climate and Society, The Earth Institute, Columbia … Read More
Tracking Snow: The Cryosphere in an Era of Climate Change
Landmark sites in the US at risk from climate change in pictures
Capturing Colorado’s Floods: A New Method for Extracting Peak Flood Extent
Project Team: Colorado Water Resources II Team Team Location: United States Geological Survey (USGS) at Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado Authors: Stephen Chignell (Colorado State University) Ryan Anderson (University of Wyoming) Mentors/Advisors: Dr. Paul Evangelista (Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory, Colorado State University) Dr. Melinda Laituri (Ecosystem Science and Sustainability, Colorado State University) Past/Other Contributors: Dr. Stephanie Kampf (Ecosystem Science … Read More
Successful GPM Launch Marks New Era in Earth Observation
A joint mission between NASA and Japan’s space agency, the Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Core Observatory, will for the first time provide near real-time information about rain and snow around the globe.
Will we ever learn flooding lessons?
By Degrees: The Flood Next Time
UK braced for further floods: interactive
Heavy rain across UK prompts flood warnings
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