Community engagement enriches stewardship of Hawaiian natural resources.
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 4,000 acres today. The Brookewood … Read More
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.
Stress Tests for the Sea: Can Fisheries Withstand Ocean Acidification?
Ocean acidification is a new challenge to fisheries managers. Tools available today offer multiple avenues for considering the phenomenon.
8th Annual Global Day of Conversation Will Focus on Coastal Cities
Maryland and other places around the world seek to fortify and improve coastlines in the face of climate change. Since 1970, Earth Day has called attention to pressing environmental issues the world over while commemorating significant achievements in conservation and activism. For Earth Day’s 45th anniversary, the Earth Day Network will focus on coastal cities, as many are projected to … Read More
Probing Human Vulnerability to Ocean Acidification Uncovers Mitigation and Adaptation Opportunities
Ocean acidification has recently elbowed its way onto the list of wicked problems that coastal communities need to plan for.
In the Journals: Water
The water mini theme roundup.
Clues from Space Help Track Freshwater on Earth
Freshwater is essential to life on Earth, but its distribution, patterns of precipitation and origins are still only partially understood. Technologies that allow us to observe water from space help offer new insight into this critical resource.
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