The Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) of the Gulf of Mexico houses more than 3,000 offshore oil and gas production facilities. These facilities emit criteria pollutants that are known to have both human health and environmental impacts.
Mule deer are economically and ecologically important to the Southern Rockies; however, their populations are currently on the decline. Mule deer are migratory animals that are capable of traveling a few hundred miles from their summer to winter habitats and therefore require safe, uninterrupted passageways that will allow them to continue migrating without navigating over anthropogenic obstructions such as roads, oil well pads, and fences.
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.
Category: Monitoring Environmental Health and Disturbances Project Team: Mobile Bay Ecological Forecasting Team Location: Mobile County Health Department – Mobile, Alabama Authors: Saranee Dutta Vishal Arya Jeanett Bosarge Courtney Kirkham Tyler Lynn Mentors/Advisors: Dr. Kenton Ross (NASA Langley Research Center) Bernard Eichold, M.D., Dr. PH (Mobile County Health Department) Past/Other Contributors: Tyler Lynn (Center Lead) Abstract: Mobile and Baldwin counties … Read More
This is a part of the 2015 Fall VPS. For more VPS articles, click here Category: Mapping Water Quality Project Team: Lake Victoria Water Resources Team Location: NASA Marshall Space Flight Center – Huntsville, Alabama Authors: Jeanné le Roux Daryl Ann Winstead Austin Vacek Christina Fischer Sara Amirazodi Mentors/Advisors: Dr. Jeffrey Luvall (NASA at National Space Science and Technology Center) Dr. Robert … Read More
This is a part of the 2015 Fall VPS. For more VPS articles, click here Category: Assessing Human Risk Project Team: Texas Disasters II Team Location: NASA John C. Stennis Space Center ÛÒ Hancock County, Mississippi Authors: James Michael Brooke (Project Lead) Meredith Williams Teresa Fenn Mentors/Advisors: Joseph Spruce (NASA John C. Stennis Space Center) Dr. Kenton Ross (NASA Langley … Read More
This is a part of the 2015 Fall VPS. For more VPS articles, click here Category: Mapping Water Quality Project Team: Virginia Water Resources II Team Location: Wise County Clerk of Court’s Office ÛÒ Wise County, Virginia and NASA Langley Research Center ÛÒ Hampton, Virginia Authors: Arika Egan Zachary Tate Jakub Blach Jessica Jozwik Tyler Rhodes Mentors/Advisors: Dr. Kenton Ross … Read More
This is a part of the 2015 Fall VPS. For more VPS articles, click here Category:åÊMonitoring Change for Resource Management Project Team: Antarctica Climate Team Location: University of Georgia ÛÒ Athens, Georgia Authors: Elizabeth Benyshek Christopher Cameron Caren Remillard Eduardo Rendon Mentors/Advisors: Dr. Sally Walker (Department of Geology, University of Georgia) Dr. Adam Milewski (Department of Geology, University of Georgia) … Read More