Make it Rain: The Water Cycle from Precipitation to Sanitation

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Category: Monitoring Drought Project Team: Middle East Water Resources Team Location: NASA Langley Research Center – Hampton, Virginia Authors: Hannah Rosenblum Vishal Arya Michael Sclater Raghda El-Behaedi Brad Schroeder Labreshia Mims Mentors/Advisors: Dr. Kenton Ross (NASA Langley Research Center) Past/Other Contributors: Emily Gotschalk (Center Lead) Tyler Rhodes (Center Lead) Abstract: Water resources are declining in the Middle East as a result … Read More

A Ray of Hope: Near Real-Time Forecasting Tools for the USAPI

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Category: Monitoring Drought Project Team: Pacific Water Resources II Team Location: NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information – Asheville, North Carolina Authors: Nicholas Luchetti Zachary Vozzelli Kyle Jones Mentors/Advisors: Michael Kruk (Earth Resources Technology (ERT)) John Marra (NOAA Region Climate Services, Director, Pacific Region) Past/Other Contributors: Alec Courtright (Center Lead) Jessica Sutton Ethan Wright Abstract: The U.S. Affiliated Pacific Islands (USAPI) are … Read More

Hot Potato: Preserving Traditional Farming in the Peruvian Andes

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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

The Flash Factor: Creating a Flood Forecasting Framework

EarthzineDEVELOP 2015 Summer VPS, DEVELOP Virtual Poster Session, Responding to Hydrologic Disasters

This is an article from the Summer 2015 VPS. For more VPS articles, click here Category:åÊResponding to Hydrologic Disasters Project Team: Malawi Disasters II Team Location: International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI) – Palisades, New York Authors: Andrew Kruczkiewicz Helen Cen Brigitte Moneymaker Mentors/Advisors: Dr. Pietro Ceccato (International Research Institute for Climate and Society, The Earth Institute, Columbia … Read More

Ponds, Pines, and Precipitation: A Dusky Gopher Frog Investigation

EarthzineDetecting Habitat Conservation and Species Distribution, DEVELOP 2015 Summer VPS, DEVELOP Virtual Poster Session

This is an article from the Summer 2015 VPS. For more VPS articles, click here. Category:åÊDetecting Habitat Conservation and Species Distribution Project Team: Mississippi Ecological Forecasting Team Location: NASA Stennis Space Center – Stennis Space Center, Mississippi Authors: Ross Reahard Rudy Bartels James Brooke Meredith Williams Mentors/Advisors: Joseph Spruce (NASA John C. Stennis Space Center) James ‰ÛÏDoc‰Û Smoot (NASA John … Read More

A SLIPpery Slope: Monitoring and Forecasting Rainfall Induced Landslides in the Wake of the Gorkha Earthquake

EarthzineDEVELOP 2015 Summer VPS, DEVELOP Virtual Poster Session, Investigating Impacts of Fire and Landslide Disasters

This is an article from the Summer 2015 VPS. For more VPS articles, click here Category:åÊInvestigating Impacts of Fire and Landslide Disasters Project Team: Himalaya Disasters II Team Location: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center – Greenbelt, Maryland, and International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) – Kathmandu, Nepal Authors: Justin Roberts-Pierel Aakash Ahamed Jessica Fayne Binu Maharjan Kanti Shree Sen … Read More

The Trifecta of Drought: Monitoring Three Types in Thailand

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This is an article from the Summer 2015 VPS. For more VPS articles, click here Category:åÊAssessing Drought and Water Availability Project Team: Thailand Disasters Team Location: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center – Greenbelt, Maryland, and Wise County Clerk of Court’s Office – Wise, Virginia Authors: Sean McCartney Nobphadon Suksangpanya Chisaphat Supunyachotsakul Srisunee Wuthiwongyothin Sahakait Benyasut Thanapat Vichienlux Mentors/Advisors: Dr. John … Read More