A new partnership between the Group on Earth Observations and the World Health Organization seeks to leverage their areas of expertise to promote use of Earth observing technologies in addressing global health challenges. In our complex and ever-changing world, satellite data provides life-saving information on tornadoes, landslides, and other atmospheric events. A new partnership seeks to expand how this information … Read More
Project Team: East Africa Health and Air Quality Team Team Location: International Research Institute for Climate and Society, Palisades, New York Authors: Jerrod Lessel (California State University, Fresno) Andrew Kruczkiewicz (Columbia University) Mentors/Advisors: Dr. Pietro Ceccato (Lead Environmental Monitoring Program, International Research Institute for Climate and Society, The Earth Institute, Columbia University) Past/Other Contributors: Alexandra Sweeney (Columbia University) Abstract: Recent … Read More
What infectious disease kills the most children under the age of five? If you guessed malaria or AIDS, guess again. Cholera claims more victims than either of those diseases. Now, a team of researchers are developing a method to provide early warning of cholera outbreaks. If successful, the effort could drastically reduce the number of cholera deaths.