The Dark Side of the Marsh: Forecasting Marsh Health in Alabama

EarthzineDetecting Land Cover Change & Disturbances, DEVELOP 2016 Summer VPS, DEVELOP Virtual Poster Session

Category:åÊDetecting Land Cover Change & Disturbances Project Team: Mobile Bay Ecological Forecasting and Water Resources II Team Location:åÊMobile County Health Department ‰ÛÒ Mobile, Alabama Authors: Darius Hixon Austin Clark Tyler Lynn Manoela Rosa Mentors/Advisors: Dr. Kenton Ross (NASA Langley Research Center) Dr. Just Cebrian (Dauphin Island Sea Lab) Dr. Bernard Eichold (Mobile County Health Department) Past/Other Contributors: Tyler Lynn (Center … Read More

Stepping into the SWOS Portal: How Coordination of Data Can Help Protect the World’s Vanishing Wetlands

EarthzineGEO/GEOSS News, Original, Socioeconomic Benefits 2016

The Earth has lost more than half of its wetland extent since 1900. The satellite-based Wetland Observation Service (SWOS) is working to provide a data portal that will have real-world impacts, helping to track wetland degradation, identify pollution sources, and assess restoration strategies. Above: Landsat satellite image examples of the Sabkhat al Jabbulin in Syria, produced in the frame of … Read More

Stepping into the SWOS Portal: How Coordination of Data Can Help Protect the World‰Ûªs Vanishing Wetlands

EarthzineGEO/GEOSS News, Original, Sections, Socioeconomic Benefits 2016, Themed Articles

The Earth has lost more than half of its wetland extent since 1900. The satellite-based Wetland Observation Service (SWOS) is working to provide a data portal that will have real-world impacts, helping to track wetland degradation, identify pollution sources, and assess restoration strategies. Above: Landsat satellite image examples of the Sabkhat al Jabbulin in Syria, produced in the frame of … Read More

Sensing the Sounds

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:åÊForecasting Wetland Cover and Species Habitat Project Team: North Carolina Ecological Forecasting Team Location: NASA Langley Research Center ‰ÛÒ Hampton, Virginia Authors: Ben Roberts-Pierel Brett Buzzanga Michelle Pasco Jake Patrick Benjamin Charlem Taylor Sage Mentors/Advisors: Dr. Kenton Ross (NASA DEVELOP National Program) Abstract: This project … Read More

Delineating Wetland Extent in the Albemarle-Pamlico Estuary System

EarthzineDetecting Habitat Conservation and Species Distribution, DEVELOP 2015 Summer VPS, DEVELOP Virtual Poster Session

This is an article from the Summer 2015 VPS. For more VPS articles, click here Category:åÊDetecting Habitat Conservation and Species Distribution Project Team: North Carolina Ecological Forecasting Team Location: NASA Langley Research Center – Hampton, Virginia Authors: Zand Bakhtiari Stephen Zimmerman Kayla Patel Brad Gregory Mentors/Advisors: Dr. Kenton Ross (NASA DEVELOP National Program) Michael Bender (NASA DEVELOP National Program) Emily … Read More

China wetlands shrank 9% in a decade

EarthzineEcosystems

Originally Published by The Guardian – China’s wetlands have shrunk nearly 9% since 2003, forestry officials said on Monday, aggravating water scarcity in a country where food production, energy output and industrial activity are already under pressure from water shortages.