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In Alaska's 'last frontier,' climate change provides new horizons for invasive species

This article interviewing Matt Luizza (a newly minted NREL PhD, who defended his dissertation this past May), was published on July 8, 2015, by the… 1,353 more words


Brigg Corner #9

TDLY: Reighton Cliffs path, Speeton Cliffs Edge of Hell #5: Nulato, Alaska

When each ‘X’ is clicked in Google Earth (not in the image above) more are sparked in a spokes and wheel pattern. 127 more words


Intro 5/5: The Technological Singularity

In the 1960s Moore, one of the cofounders of IBM proposed a theory that every two years the maximum amount of power for a computer chip would double. 910 more words


Time series analysis of albedo on Humboldt Glacier, Greenland

Following on from the previous post, the second glacier analysed was the Humboldt Glacier (HG) shown in Fig. 1; the largest in Greenland. This was used to provide method validation with Box et al (2012), which encompassed the whole of the Greenland Ice Sheet (GrIS), as well as a more detailed and localised analysis of individual glacier albedo behaviour. 323 more words


Mapping Australia's green and gold

The release of a new continental-scale dataset, known as the Australian Phenology Product, is providing detailed information on the seasonal growth and development of Australia’s vegetation – indispensable for scientists and land managers nation-wide.  1,001 more words

Science Communication

Downloading MODIS data with WebService::MODIS

For teaching at the University of Frankfurt about “Remote sensing in global ecology” with R together with a collegue we need a lot of different… 936 more words


Spring is Finally Here...Maybe

The above region depicted in the image above should be familiar to most of us in the United States. The blue “veins” are the regional arteries of part of our nation’s transportation network. 504 more words