Pivotal Moments: Drought Response in the West

EarthzineMonitoring Drought

Category: Monitoring Drought Project Team: Western U.S. Water Resources Team Location: NASA Langley Research Center – Hampton, Virginia Authors: Kelly Meehan Molly Spater Teresa Fenn Thomas Smith Kaylie Taliaferro Grant Jaccoud Mentors/Advisors: Dr. Kenton Ross (NASA Langley Research Center) Past/Other Contributors: Emily Gotschalk (Center Lead) Tyler Rhodes (Center Lead) Abstract: A changing climate has been an issue of growing concern … Read More

The Dark Side of the Marsh: Forecasting Marsh Health in Alabama

EarthzineDetecting Land Cover Change & Disturbances, DEVELOP 2016 Summer VPS, DEVELOP Virtual Poster Session

Category:åÊDetecting Land Cover Change & Disturbances Project Team: Mobile Bay Ecological Forecasting and Water Resources II Team Location:åÊMobile County Health Department ‰ÛÒ Mobile, Alabama Authors: Darius Hixon Austin Clark Tyler Lynn Manoela Rosa Mentors/Advisors: Dr. Kenton Ross (NASA Langley Research Center) Dr. Just Cebrian (Dauphin Island Sea Lab) Dr. Bernard Eichold (Mobile County Health Department) Past/Other Contributors: Tyler Lynn (Center … Read More

Analyzing Drought Conditions in Desert and Rainforest Environments

EarthzineDEVELOP 2016 Spring VPS, Managing Water Quality and Precipitation Anomalies, Original

The Levant region, comprising Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, Israel and Iraq, as well as countries along the Central American “Dry Corridor,” including Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, and Nicaragua, suffer from frequent drought and heavy precipitation events. Drought induces stress on water resources and the agricultural community, which can serve as catalysts to conflict.

Oh Deer! Where are the Mule Deer Going?

EarthzineDEVELOP 2016 Spring VPS, Mapping Landscape Changes and Species Distribution, Original

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.

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