Posts Tagged ‘Remote Sensing’

Catchment in the Rye: Conservation in the Chesapeake Bay

NASA DEVELOP team uses NASA Earth observations to map winter cover crop conservation performance in the Chesapeake Bay watershed to improve agricultural management strategies.

Linking Managed and Natural Ecosystems Through Evapotranspiration and NASA’s Upcoming ECOSTRESS Mission

NASA DEVELOP team uses NASA Earth observations to map winter cover crop conservation performance in the Chesapeake Bay watershed to improve agricultural management strategies.

Dispatches from GEO XIII: A Chilly Perspective – GEO Considers Adding a Cold Regions Initiative

The 2016 GEO Plenary will vote on the addition of a Cold Regions Initiative. A field trip to the Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute of Russia reveals the type of research under consideration and the importance of partnerships. Considering the amount of data a single slice yields, samples from the Vostok ice core look fairly […]

Dispatches from GEO XIII: Making Vanishing Forests Visible

Regional remote sensing has the capacity to support conservation initiatives at a local level. Partnerships such as those established through GEO can help. The Chaco Dry Forest in South America is losing habitat at a rate of roughly 1,500 hectares a day. This land clearing is driven by the profitability of soy and beef, and […]

Controlling Invasive Aquatic Weeds in Michigan’s Waterways Requires Interdisciplinary Approach

Michigan researchers use remote sensing, hydrodynamic modeling and ecological observation to monitor the control of invasive Eurasian watermilfoil in the Great Lakes.