This project analyzed the efficacy of NASA Earth observations in providing an additional tool for the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality to use in their analysis of water quality using turbidity as the parameter.
Smooth Satellite: An Efficient Alternative to Monitoring the Chesapeake Bay’s Water Resources
Submerged Aquatic Vegetation (SAV) is vitally important to the Chesapeake Bay, serving as one of the primary food sources for the organisms that inhabit the bay.
The Mississippi Sound Oyster: A Small Animal with a Big Problem
Oysters are vital to the environmental health of the Mississippi Sound and a critical part of Mississippi’s economy.
When Bay is Acting Salty: Monitoring Water Quality in the Mobile Bay and Mississippi Sound
The Mobile Bay and Mississippi Sound are the main coastal estuaries along the Alabama and Mississippi Gulf Coast.
The Delta Smeltdown: Monitoring Turbidity to Aid Delta Smelt Conservation
Water quality is a critical element of freshwater supply, particularly in times and areas of drought.
Water Science in Your Back Pocket
A new app turns your smartphone into a mobile sensing instrument.
Catch Me If You Can: Near-Real-Time Monitoring of Water Hyacinth
Lake Victoria has a surface area of 68,800 square kilometers, making it the largest lake in Africa. The lake is surrounded by Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda and is home to more than 30 million people.
Lake Victoria’s Water Quality: Past, Present, and Future
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
Remote Sensing of Algal Hotspots in the Chesapeake Bay
This is a part of the 2015 Fall VPS. For more VPS articles, click here Category: Mapping Water Quality Project Team: Virginia Water Resources II Team Location: Wise County Clerk of Court’s Office ÛÒ Wise County, Virginia and NASA Langley Research Center ÛÒ Hampton, Virginia Authors: Arika Egan Zachary Tate Jakub Blach Jessica Jozwik Tyler Rhodes Mentors/Advisors: Dr. Kenton Ross … Read More