Tree Health Time Machine

EarthzineDevelop Summer 2017, DEVELOP Virtual Poster Session

Nearly three quarters of Lassen Volcanic National Park (LVNP) is designated as Wilderness under the Wilderness Act of 1964, meaning it is to be managed ‰ÛÏto preserve its natural conditions ‰Û_ with the imprint of man’s work substantially unnoticeable.‰Û

Dispatches from GEO XIII: Making Vanishing Forests Visible

EarthzineGEO/GEOSS News, Original

Regional remote sensing has the capacity to support conservation initiatives at a local level. Partnerships such as those established through GEO can help. The Chaco Dry Forest in South America is losing habitat at a rate of roughly 1,500 hectares a day. This land clearing is driven by the profitability of soy and beef, and although some forest conversion is … Read More

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

EarthzineMonitoring Drought

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