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
Each year, Texas experiences severe droughts, making large areas of the state vulnerable to wildfires that damage agriculture, infrastructure, and habitats across Texas. Texas Fire Services stated in its most recent report that just under 18,500 wildland fires occurred in 2014 causing almost $2 million in damages.
Category: Responding to Human Health Risks Project Team: Southeast Idaho Disasters II Team Location: BLM at Idaho State University GIS TReC – Pocatello, Idaho Authors: Jenna Williams Kshitiz Shrestha Cody O’Dale Ryan Howerton Mentors/Advisors: Keith Weber (GIS Training and Research Center at Idaho State University) John Schnase (NASA Goddard Space Flight Center) Mark Carroll (NASA Goddard Space Flight Center) Past/Other … Read More
This is a part of the 2015 Fall VPS. For more VPS articles, click here Category: Mapping Water Quality Project Team: Missouri River Climate Team Location: NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) – Asheville, North Carolina Authors: Emily Sturdivant Nancy Barnhardt Alec Courtright Sam Swanson Mentors/Advisors: Dr. DeWayne Cecil (Global Science and Technology, Inc.; National Centers for Environmental Information … Read More
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
This is an article from the Summer 2015 VPS. For more VPS articles, click here. Category:åÊResponding to Hydrologic Disasters Project Team: U.S. Disasters II Team Location: NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory – Pasadena, California Authors: Brittany Zajic Daniel Jensen Nick RousseauåÊ Mentors/Advisors: Dr. John T. Reager (NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory) Abstract: Understanding the relationship between wildfire activity and soil moisture in … Read More