Hot Potato: Preserving Traditional Farming in the Peruvian Andes

EarthzineDEVELOP 2016 Spring VPS, Monitoring Environmental Health and Disturbances, Original

Agricultural systems in tropical montane regions are particularly vulnerable in the face of global climate change. Anecdotal evidence from Parque de la Papa, located in the Peruvian Andes, indicates that farmers following traditional practices have moved potato crops to higher elevations seeking suitable growing conditions for the potato varieties they have cultivated for centuries.

Lake Victoria’s Water Quality: Past, Present, and Future

EarthzineDEVELOP 2015 Fall VPS, Mapping Water Quality, Original

This is a part of the 2015 Fall VPS. For more VPS articles, click here Category: Mapping Water Quality Project Team: Lake Victoria Water Resources Team Location: NASA Marshall Space Flight Center – Huntsville, Alabama Authors: Jeanné le Roux Daryl Ann Winstead Austin Vacek Christina Fischer Sara Amirazodi Mentors/Advisors: Dr. Jeffrey Luvall (NASA at National Space Science and Technology Center) Dr. Robert … Read More

Peruvian Potatoes in Peril: The Impacts of a Changing Climate

EarthzineDEVELOP 2015 Fall VPS, DEVELOP Virtual Poster Session, Monitoring Change for Resource Management, Original

This is a part of the 2015 Fall VPS. For more VPS articles, click here Category:åÊMonitoring Change for Resource Management Project Team: Peru Climate Team Location: NASA Langley Research Center ‰ÛÒ Hampton, Virginia Authors: Rebekke Muench Kayla McDonald Ryan Murphy Michael Sclater Richard Rose Dajon Begin Mentors/Advisors: Dr. Kenton Ross (NASA DEVELOP National Program Science Advisor) Noel Baker (NASA Post-Doc … Read More