Truth in the Soil: Using SMAP to Monitor Drought in Southeast US

DEVELOPVPSEarth Observation

Category: Monitoring Drought Project Team: Southeast United States Agriculture Team Location: Wise County Clerk of Court’s Office – Wise, Virginia Authors: Yaping Xu Yousra Benchekroun Kimberly Berry Grant Bloomer Mentors/Advisors: Dr. Kenton Ross (NASA Langley Research Center) Dr. DeWayne Cecil (Global Science & Technology) Bob VanGundy (The University of Virginia’s College at Wise) Michael Bender (Wise County, Virginia) Past/Other Contributors: Michael … Read More

A Deeper Look into California’s Water Resources

DEVELOPVPSMonitoring Drought

Category: Monitoring Drought Project Team: California Water Resources Team Location: NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory – Pasadena, California Authors: Justin Lawrence Lauryn Gutowski Nick Rousseau Brittany Zajic Mentors/Advisors: Dr. John T. Reager (NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory) Past/Other Contributors: Nick Rousseau (Center Lead) Abstract: 2015 marked the arrival of the strongest El Niño ever recorded, surpassing the 1997-1998 event that brought significant rainfall … Read More