In the aftermath of hurricanes, salinity intrusion events cause tree damage and death in coastal forests and wetlands, but are overshadowed by wind and flooding impacts.
Tapping Groundwater Resources—Literally! A Hypersaline Laguna Madre
This is a part of the 2015 Fall VPS. For more VPS articles, click here Category: Mapping Water Quality Project Team: Coastal Texas Water Resources II Team Location: Mobile County Health Department – Mobile, Alabama Authors: Elaina Gonsoroski Vishal Arya Jennifer Boyd Mentors/Advisors: Joe Spruce (NASA Stennis Space Center) Bernard Eichold, M.D., Dr.PH (Mobile County Health Department) Abstract: This project … Read More
PLOCAN’s Glider School Explores a New Approach to Underwater Observations
Underwater gliders offer new mobility to the world of ocean observations, and PLOCAN’s glider school helps to increase use of this promising technology.
L-band Sensing Satellites Suffer Setbacks
Two recent setbacks to L-band microwave sensing missions have hindered our ability to study soil moisture and ocean salinity.
STEP M: Space to Effectively Prepare for Migration
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