Methane Observation Inspires Action

EarthzineOriginal, Socioeconomic Benefits 2016, Themed Articles

High-precision and remote-controlled methane and ethane detectors assist scientists in determining methane emission levels from natural gas development in north-central Texas’ Barnett Shale. In October 2013, a pair of scientists took a technologically tripped-out van on a deliberately meandering methane detection mission across north-central Texas. Tara Yacovitch and Scott Herndon of Massachusetts-based Aerodyne Research comprised one of 20 teams that … Read More

Breaking the Ring of Fire: Preparing for Drought Disasters in Texas

EarthzineAssessing Drought and Water Availability, DEVELOP 2015 Summer VPS, DEVELOP Virtual Poster Session

This is an article from the Summer 2015 VPS. For more VPS articles, click here Category:åÊAssessing Drought and Water Availability Project Team: Texas Water Resources Team Location: NASA Langley Research Center – Hampton, Virginia Authors: Megan Buzanowicz Laura Lykens Zacary Richards Jeff Close Mentors/Advisors: Dr. Kenton Ross (NASA DEVELOP National Program) Dr. Venkat Lakshmi (University of South Carolina) Abstract: The … Read More