What’s Climate Got to Do with It? Protecting Peruvian Potatoes

EarthzineIdentifying Invasive Species Extent & Critical Species Habitat, Uncategorized

Category: Identifying Invasive Species Extent & Critical Species Habitat Project Team: Peru Climate III Team Location: University of Georgia – Athens, Georgia Authors: Caren Remillard Shirin Esmaeili Dorris Scott Parul Singh Mentors/Advisors: Dr. Kenton Ross (NASA Langley Research Center) Dr. Marguerite Madden (University of Georgia, Center for Geospatial Research) Dr. Sergio Bernardes (University of Georgia, Center for Geospatial Research) Past/Other … Read More

Hot Potato: Preserving Traditional Farming in the Peruvian Andes

EarthzineDEVELOP 2016 Spring VPS, Monitoring Environmental Health and Disturbances, Original

Agricultural systems in tropical montane regions are particularly vulnerable in the face of global climate change. Anecdotal evidence from Parque de la Papa, located in the Peruvian Andes, indicates that farmers following traditional practices have moved potato crops to higher elevations seeking suitable growing conditions for the potato varieties they have cultivated for centuries.

Peruvian Potatoes in Peril: The Impacts of a Changing Climate

EarthzineDEVELOP 2015 Fall VPS, DEVELOP Virtual Poster Session, Monitoring Change for Resource Management, Original

This is a part of the 2015 Fall VPS. For more VPS articles, click here Category:åÊMonitoring Change for Resource Management Project Team: Peru Climate Team Location: NASA Langley Research Center ‰ÛÒ Hampton, Virginia Authors: Rebekke Muench Kayla McDonald Ryan Murphy Michael Sclater Richard Rose Dajon Begin Mentors/Advisors: Dr. Kenton Ross (NASA DEVELOP National Program Science Advisor) Noel Baker (NASA Post-Doc … Read More