The African Great Lakes lie along the East African Rift Valley and play an important role in the economy and culture of the millions of people in the region. Intense storms can develop around the lakes with little warning and create life-threatening hazards to fisherman caught out on the lakes during these events.
An emerging blue economy supported by sustained and robust ocean observations may offer new opportunities and help answer questions about a changing environment. Dr. Richard Spinrad is a busy fellow. As the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) first chief scientist in 18 years, he’s a man on a mission. Spinrad attends conferences, goes to meetings on Capitol Hill, speaks … Read More
This is a part of the 2015 Fall VPS. For more VPS articles, click here Category: Mapping Water Quality Project Team: Missouri River Climate Team Location: NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) – Asheville, North Carolina Authors: Emily Sturdivant Nancy Barnhardt Alec Courtright Sam Swanson Mentors/Advisors: Dr. DeWayne Cecil (Global Science and Technology, Inc.; National Centers for Environmental Information … Read More
This is a part of the 2015 Fall VPS. For more VPS articles, click here Category: Assessing Human Risk Project Team: African Great Lakes Weather Team Location: Wise County Clerk of Court’s Office ÛÒ Wise County, Virginia Authors: Will Wilson Annabel White Grant Bloomer Juan Antonio Chacon Castro Mentors/Advisors: Dr. Kenton Ross (NASA DEVELOP National Program) Kristopher Bedka (NASA Langley … Read More
The 10th GEO Plenary in January marked an opportunity for the organization to celebrate its accomplishments and set goals for the future. At Earthzine, this gathering also provided an opportunity to highlight the Group on Earth Observations (GEO) in new articles and reflect back on the origins of the group.