Multispectral (approx. 4-12 bands)

Surface Deformation Resulting from the Ridgecrest Earthquakes

Submitted by atripp on Fri, 06/04/2021 - 10:53

Optical satellite observations were used to quantify ground-surface displacements resulting from the 2019 Ridgecrest, California, earthquakes. Specifically, optical images from WorldView-1, WorldView-2, and WorldView-3 collected before and after the 2019 Ridgecrest earthquakes were accessed via the ©NextView license.

Quantifying Livestock Forage to Inform Drought Strategies

Submitted by atripp on Thu, 06/03/2021 - 12:25

How bad can these drought conditions get? How much hay should I buy? How many animals should I sell or relocate to another area with a forage surplus? Land managers face these questions during a drought. Livestock operations are often restricted to dry areas with unreliable rainfall, which are generally less suitable for farming.

Integrating Satellite and GPS Collar Data to Improve Our Understanding of Caribou Calving

Submitted by atripp on Fri, 05/21/2021 - 09:15

Caribou (Rangifer tarandus) are an iconic species of the north and an integral component of the natural ecosystem and socioeconomic wellbeing of local communities. Alaska is home to 32 different caribou herds which are identified by females returning to specific calving areas each spring to give birth.