Characterizing vegetation type, cover and height with Earth observation data enhances wildland fuel modelling.
Salt in the Storm Wounds
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.
Condor Conservation in Three Dimensions
Can gadgets and processors save endangered species? Advances in biotelemetry combine with the power of supercomputing to keep California condors safe.
Take Earth Science Week Into Your Hands with Citizen Science
LANDFIRE 2010 – Updated Data to Support Wildfire and Ecological Management
Data products and tools from the LANDFIRE Program help decision-makers clarify problems and identify possible solutions when managing fires and natural resources. The Program – a joint effort between the U.S .Department of the Interior Office of Wildland Fire, U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service Fire & Aviation Management, and The Nature Conservancy – provides the only complete geospatial dataset describing vegetation and wildland fuel information for the entire U.S.