This is an article from the Summer 2015 VPS. For more VPS articles, click here Category:åÊAnalyzing Human and Environmental Health Project Team: Arizona Health & Air Quality Team Location: NASA Langley Research Center – Hampton, Virginia Authors: Amy Stuyvesant Geordi Alm Rocky Garcia Emma Baghel April Rascon Bernardo Gracia Mentors/Advisors: Dr. David Hondula (Arizona State University) Dr. Kenton Ross (NASA … Read More
This is an article from the Summer 2015 VPS. For more VPS articles, click here Category: Analyzing Human and Environmental Health Project Team: Virginia Water Resources Team Location: Patrick Henry Building – Richmond, Virginia Authors: Cassandra Morgan Sara Lubkin Mentors/Advisors: Dr. Kenton Ross (NASA DEVELOP National Program) Abstract: Harmful algal bloom (HAB) species such as Alexandrium monilatum and Cochlodinium polykroides have … Read More
Colombian student research in Earth observations leads to poster session, suggest resource management improvements. For the fourth year in a row, senior students atåÊSt. George’s School in BogotÌÁ, Colombia, haveåÊparticipated in ÛÏEarth Observation: Science From Another Perspective,Û a project focusing onåÊusing satellite images to support research on questions based on one of nineåÊSocietal BenefitåÊAreas. This year, 74 students, working in … Read More
Countries can follow STEP M in parallel, which will provide advice on how to obtain, integrate and operate space data within their adaptation plan for climate change and possible migration. Introduction Climate change will increasingly impact the Earth’s natural environment in many ways, such as more frequent natural disasters, heat waves, melting polar ice, and rising sea levels. Many of … Read More
Scientific research should be primarily driven by the need to serve society. This article focuses on water as an example, although the solutions proposed could apply to many other fields.
The 5th Biennial Digital Earth Summit will be held in November in Nagoya, Japan. As an offshoot of the UNESCO World Conference on Education for Sustainable Development, the focus of the summit will be on how digital Earth technologies can be used to address sustainability education and other global issues.