Agricultural systems in tropical montane regions are particularly vulnerable in the face of global climate change. Anecdotal evidence from Parque de la Papa, located in the Peruvian Andes, indicates that farmers following traditional practices have moved potato crops to higher elevations seeking suitable growing conditions for the potato varieties they have cultivated for centuries.
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 an article from the Summer 2015 VPS. For more VPS articles, click here Category:åÊMonitoring Forested and Agricultural Landscapes Project Team: Northwest U.S. Agriculture III Team Location: NASA Langley Research Center – Hampton, Virginia Authors: Madeline Ruid Teresa Fenn Matthew Mullen Sarah Philbrick James Hendrickson Mentors/Advisors: Dr. Kenton Ross (NASA DEVELOP National Program) Dr. Noel C Baker (NASA Postdoctoral … Read More