Posts Tagged ‘wildfires’

Biological Control Stops Dalmatian Toadflax Invasion Following Wildfires

Biological control is a solution for an exotic invasive weed invasion following a major disturbance caused by wildfires.

Wildfire Destruction: A Changing Fire Regime Threatens Local Fauna

Category: Identifying Invasive Species Extent & Critical Species Habitat Project Team: Eastern Idaho Disasters Team Location: BLM at Idaho State University Geographic Information Systems Training and Research Center – Pocatello, Idaho Authors: Courtney Ohr Jenna Williams Priscilla Addison Mentors/Advisors: Keith Weber (GIS Training and Research Center at Idaho State University) Dr. John Schnase (NASA Goddard Space […]

Fire Distinguisher: Using SMAP Data to Improve Wildfire Predictions

Each year, Texas experiences severe droughts, making large areas of the state vulnerable to wildfires that damage agriculture, infrastructure, and habitats across Texas. Texas Fire Services stated in its most recent report that just under 18,500 wildland fires occurred in 2014 causing almost $2 million in damages.

Where Have all the Junipers Come From?

Category: Responding to Human Health Risks Project Team: Southeast Idaho Disasters II Team Location: BLM at Idaho State University GIS TReC – Pocatello, Idaho Authors: Jenna Williams Kshitiz Shrestha Cody O’Dale Ryan Howerton Mentors/Advisors: Keith Weber (GIS Training and Research Center at Idaho State University) John Schnase (NASA Goddard Space Flight Center) Mark Carroll (NASA […]

Blazing Biomass: Forecasting Fires and Phenology in Texas Grasslands

This is a part of the 2015 Fall VPS. For more VPS articles, click here Category: Assessing Human Risk Project Team: Texas Disasters II Team Location: NASA John C. Stennis Space Center – Hancock County, Mississippi Authors: James Michael Brooke (Project Lead) Meredith Williams Teresa Fenn Mentors/Advisors: Joseph Spruce (NASA John C. Stennis Space Center) […]