Posts Tagged ‘natural resource management’

Empowering Communities to Preserve Hawaiian Coasts

Community engagement enriches stewardship of Hawaiian natural resources.

GIS Free-For-All

Using free and open source GIS programs and data platforms can eliminate costs associated with data processing, making Earth Observation data more profitable for all. Clyde A. Brooke purchased 140 acres of land in Hancock, Mississippi, in 1952 to begin a timber operation, and what began as a humble operation has grown to more than […]

European Marine Observation and Data Network (EMODnet): Making Fragmented Marine Data Relevant and Accessible

EMODnet members provide and manage marine data that supports policy development, scientific research and industrial applications as well as stimulating investment in sustainable coastal and offshore activities.

The Ethics of Traditional Knowledge Exchange in Climate Change Initiatives

An essay exploring the ethical philosophy behind Guidelines for Considering Traditional Knowledges in Climate Change Initiatives.

Remote Drought Monitoring in the Navajo Nation: Utilizing NASA Earth Observation Data

Drought monitoring is essential in the management of water resources, especially in underserved and arid areas such as the Navajo Nation. The DEVELOP team at the NASA Ames Research Center examined methods for calculating Standard Precipitation Index (SPI) values in the Nation using NASA Earth observation data in ArcGIS.