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Assessing Future Vegetation Trends and Restoration Prospects in the Karst Regions of Southwest China

Our latest article is not located in the Sahel, however, the method to assess the future persistence of vegetation trends is highly interesting in the context of ecosystem stability and resistance. 476 more words

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Finding Coverage Overlap between Radar Altimetry, SAR, and MODIS Imagery

Recently, I had to plot coverage overlap between Radar Altimetry, SAR, and MODIS imagery for a research proposal. It was an interesting little problem, and I want to point out the resources that could be helpful to others in solving a related or similar problem. 425 more words

Snow Cover Blankets Northeastern New Mexico

A potent winter storm system impacted portions of New Mexico on March 26, 2016, ending an extended stretch of very dry weather. Snowfall amounts of 3 to 9 inches were reported from the Sangre de Cristo Mountains eastward across the northeast plains. 77 more words


#KanhaiyaKumar is #Modi's biggest #contributionto #India politics. The #Nation is indeed #grateful

While the student politics at JNU poses a challenge to the ‘patriots’ ruling us, The fan boys in their usual manner have started attacking Kanhaiya. ~ ‘How is he wearing that expensive jacket’ Bhai Price tag dikha kya tumko? 235 more words


Show Me the Data: Satellite Observations

With Heard Island being remote and uninhabited, studying it can be a bit difficult. However, as readers of this blog (and my Twitter followers) are aware, one of the ways I have been preparing for the expedition is by keeping an eye on it using various satellites and their remote sensing capabilities. 488 more words

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LEO Perspective of River-Effect Snow in North Alabama

The cold air outbreak over the eastern United States had impacts far and wide, including the development of snow showers all the way into northern Alabama.   176 more words


Cyclone Observed by MODIS Air Mass RGB

An image captured this morning by the MODIS Terra instrument shows an impressive cyclone off the eastern coast of the US. The image on the left shows the cyclone in SPoRT’s Air Mass RGB and the image on the right shows the 11.0 µm from Terra (from 8 February 2016 at 1427 UTC). 121 more words