GEOGLAM: Working Together to Reduce Poverty and Fight Global Hunger

Osha Gray DavidsonGEO/GEOSS News, Water for Agriculture Theme

A global effort to make agricultural projections available to anyone with an Internet connection may hold the key to fighting hunger and reducing poverty. On a hot and humid June day in 1943, with World War II still raging in Europe and the Pacific, U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt welcomed delegates from around the world to the first-ever United Nations … Read More

GEOGLAM Collaboration Builds Bright Future for a Strong Earth Observation Tradition

EarthzineGEO/GEOSS News, Original

GEOGLAM’s collaboration between Space agencies and advancements in technology are opening the door for critical prediction of agricultural production and food security. For the last 43 years, NASA’s Earth Observation satellite program has created an unparalleled record of global change, revolutionizing our understanding of land use, climate, and agriculture production trends. Building on this foundation, partners working through GEO Global Agricultural … Read More

There’s Not a Lot of Ocelots: The Search for an Endangered Feline

EarthzineDetecting Habitat Conservation and Species Distribution, DEVELOP 2015 Summer VPS

This is an article from the Summer 2015 VPS. For more VPS articles, click here Category: Detecting Habitat Conservation and Species Distribution Project Team: Texas and Arizona Ecological Forecasting Team Location: NASA Marshall Space Flight Center – Huntsville, Alabama Authors: Daryl Ann Winstead Kaushik Narasimhan Christina Fischer Amberle Keith Mentors/Advisors: Dr. Jeffrey Luvall (NASA MSFC at the National Space Science Technology … Read More

Double, Double Oil and Trouble: Remotely Sensing Oil in Northern Alaska

EarthzineDetecting Habitat Conservation and Species Distribution, DEVELOP 2015 Summer VPS, DEVELOP Virtual Poster Session

This is an article from the Summer 2015 VPS. For more VPS articles, click here. Category:åÊDetecting Habitat Conservation and Species Distribution Project Team: Alaska Disasters Team Location: NASA Langley Research Center – Hampton, Virginia Authors: Will Manion Amy Ferguson Jordan Vaa Kristen Noviello Katelynn Quinn Nicole MacDonald Mentors/Advisors: Dr. Kenton Ross (NASA DEVELOP National Program) Abstract: Sea ice is rapidly … Read More

Mapping Fire History in Ethiopia with a 42-Year Landsat Time Series

EarthzineDetecting Habitat Conservation and Species Distribution, DEVELOP 2015 Summer VPS, DEVELOP Virtual Poster Session

This is an article from the Summer 2015 VPS. For more VPS articles, click here. Category:åÊDetecting Habitat Conservation and Species Distribution Project Team: Ethiopia Ecological Forecasting Team Location: U.S. Geological Survey at Colorado State University – Fort Collins, Colorado Authors: Stephen Chignell Chandra Fowler Kelly Hopping Darrin Schulte Mentors/Advisors: Dr. Paul Evangelista (Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory, Colorado State University) Abstract: … Read More

There’s Not a Lot of Ocelots: The Search for an Endangered Feline

EarthzineDetecting Habitat Conservation and Species Distribution, DEVELOP 2015 Summer VPS, DEVELOP Virtual Poster Session

This is an article from the Summer 2015 VPS. For more VPS articles, click here Category:åÊDetecting Habitat Conservation and Species Distribution Project Team: Texas and Arizona Ecological Forecasting Team Location: NASA Marshall Space Flight Center – Huntsville, Alabama Authors: Daryl Ann Winstead Kaushik Narasimhan Christina Fischer Amberle Keith Mentors/Advisors: Dr. Jeffrey Luvall (NASA MSFC at the National Space Science Technology … Read More

A SLIPpery Slope: Monitoring and Forecasting Rainfall Induced Landslides in the Wake of the Gorkha Earthquake

EarthzineDEVELOP 2015 Summer VPS, DEVELOP Virtual Poster Session, Investigating Impacts of Fire and Landslide Disasters

This is an article from the Summer 2015 VPS. For more VPS articles, click here Category:åÊInvestigating Impacts of Fire and Landslide Disasters Project Team: Himalaya Disasters II Team Location: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center – Greenbelt, Maryland, and International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) – Kathmandu, Nepal Authors: Justin Roberts-Pierel Aakash Ahamed Jessica Fayne Binu Maharjan Kanti Shree Sen … Read More

Finding Your Inner Hue: Mapping Burn Scars In Indonesia

EarthzineDEVELOP 2015 Summer VPS, DEVELOP Virtual Poster Session, Investigating Impacts of Fire and Landslide Disasters

This is an article from the Summer 2015 VPS. For more VPS articles, click here Category:åÊInvestigating the Impacts of Fire and Landslide Disasters Project Team: Indonesia Disasters Team Location: International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI) – Palisades, New York Authors: Jerrod Lessel Alex Sweeney Mentors/Advisors: Dr. Pietro Ceccato (International Research Institute for Climate and Society, The Earth Institute, … Read More

Is Texas Burning? Estimating Wildfire Fuels Using NASA EOS

EarthzineDEVELOP 2015 Summer VPS, DEVELOP Virtual Poster Session, Investigating Impacts of Fire and Landslide Disasters

This is an article from the Summer 2015 VPS. For more VPS articles, click here Category:åÊInvestigating Impacts of Fire and Landslide Disasters Project Team: Texas Disasters Team Location: NASA Stennis Space Center – Stennis Space Center, Mississippi Authors: Benjamin Beasley Alex Holland Kristen Kelehan Mentors/Advisors: Joseph Spruce (NASA Stennis Space Center) James ‰ÛÏDoc‰Û Smoot (NASA Stennis Space Center) Dr. Kenton … Read More

A Song of Fire and Snow: Wildfire and Snowpack in the Sierra Nevada

EarthzineDEVELOP 2015 Summer VPS, DEVELOP Virtual Poster Session, Monitoring Forested and Agricultural Landscapes

This is an article from the Summer 2015 VPS. For more VPS articles, click here Categories:åÊMonitoring Forested and Agricultural Landscapes Project Team: Sierra Nevada Water Resources Team Location: NASA Ames Research Center ‰ÛÒ Mountain View, California Authors: Sean Cunningham Justin Anzelc Vishal Arya Nolan Cate Clayton Sodergren Mentors/Advisors: Andrew Nguyen (NASA DEVELOP Ames Center Lead) Dr. Juan Torres Perez (Bay … Read More