Scientists collaborated with fire managers in the Great Plains to produce an interactive wildfire risk map derived from NOAA and NASA data.
Category: Monitoring Drought Project Team: Middle East Water Resources Team Location: NASA Langley Research Center – Hampton, Virginia Authors: Hannah Rosenblum Vishal Arya Michael Sclater Raghda El-Behaedi Brad Schroeder Labreshia Mims Mentors/Advisors: Dr. Kenton Ross (NASA Langley Research Center) Past/Other Contributors: Emily Gotschalk (Center Lead) Tyler Rhodes (Center Lead) Abstract: Water resources are declining in the Middle East as a result … Read More
Category: Monitoring Drought Project Team: Pacific Water Resources II Team Location: NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information – Asheville, North Carolina Authors: Nicholas Luchetti Zachary Vozzelli Kyle Jones Mentors/Advisors: Michael Kruk (Earth Resources Technology (ERT)) John Marra (NOAA Region Climate Services, Director, Pacific Region) Past/Other Contributors: Alec Courtright (Center Lead) Jessica Sutton Ethan Wright Abstract: The U.S. Affiliated Pacific Islands (USAPI) are … Read More
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
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
Indonesia is the world’s leading producer of palm oil. To keep pace with the continued worldwide expansion of palm oil demand, the government of Indonesia formulated an agricultural policy with the express purpose of doubling palm oil production by 2020. Unfortunately, palm oil plantation expansion comes at the cost of natural rainforest and biodiversity loss in the Central Kalimantan region.
Shifting hydrologic processes have become a significant problem in California, Oregon, and Washington. In recent years, average winter temperatures have risen, spring snowmelt has occurred earlier, and a greater portion of precipitation has fallen as rain rather than snow in the Sierra Nevada and Cascade mountain ranges.
This is a part of the 2015 Fall VPS. For more VPS articles, click here Category:åÊMonitoring Change for Resource Management Project Team: Peru Climate Team Location: NASA Langley Research Center ÛÒ Hampton, Virginia Authors: Rebekke Muench Kayla McDonald Ryan Murphy Michael Sclater Richard Rose Dajon Begin Mentors/Advisors: Dr. Kenton Ross (NASA DEVELOP National Program Science Advisor) Noel Baker (NASA Post-Doc … Read More
This is a part of the 2015 Fall VPS. For more VPS articles, click here Category:åÊForecasting Wetland Cover and Species Habitat Project Team: Montana Ecological Forecasting Team Location: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center ÛÒ Greenbelt, Maryland Authors: Erika Higa Sean McCartney Amanda Clayton Mentors/Advisors: Dr. Ross Nelson (NASA GSFC) Dr. John Bolten (NASA GSFC) Abstract: The northern goshawk (Accipiter gentilis) … Read More
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