US Forest Service Uses Jagwire for Better Active Fire Management

US Forest Service Uses Jagwire for Better Active Fire Management

8/12/2022

Problem: Over the last several decades, wildland fire management has drastically changed with longer fire seasons, unprecedented fire behavior and larger fires that burn more acres each year. In the western United States in particular, wildfires have become an all-too-common occurrence that destroy personal property and wildlife habitat... Read More >

Mapping Crop Residue with Remote Sensing Data

Mapping Crop Residue with Remote Sensing Data

5/2/2022

Problem Over the last 150 years it is estimated that more than half the Earth’s topsoil has been lost due in part to soil erosion. Soil erosion leads to infertile land as well as increased pollution and sedimentation in waterways. Degraded soil is less able to hold onto water which increases the risk of flooding and... Read More >

Monitoring Landslide Activity in Taiwan With ENVI and ENVI SARscape

Monitoring Landslide Activity in Taiwan With ENVI and ENVI SARscape

3/14/2022

Overview The island of Taiwan is located at the boundary of two tectonic plates, and it is also surrounded by water with different temperatures. Along with frequent earthquakes, Taiwan is subject to weather changes that are sudden and extreme, including numerous typhoons. The massive rainfall from these weather events often leads to... Read More >

Meteorological and Ecological Monitoring Platform Uses Enterprise Analytics

Meteorological and Ecological Monitoring Platform Uses Enterprise Analytics

11/22/2021

The Hubei Provincial Meteorological Bureau (HPMB) is one of the provincial branches of the China Meteorological Administration, which is the national weather service for the People's Republic of China.  HPMB wanted to easily share a variety of weather and ecological information products to with the citizens of Hubei Province. To... Read More >

Improving Japanese Weather Forecasting With IDL

Improving Japanese Weather Forecasting With IDL

11/9/2021

Japan has a dynamic landscape and corresponding weather patterns. While it does have four seasons, its climate ranges from subarctic in the north to subtropical in the south. The landscape and weather makes it prone to many types of natural disasters, such as typhoons. An annual average of 10 typhoons come within 300 kilometers of the coast... Read More >

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