NASA Harvest Conference Brings Together Voices from Across the Spectrum of Food Systems and Satellites
Eric Vermote and the Land Long Term Data Record Team from GEOG Awarded the NASA Robert H. Goddard Exceptional Achievement Award for Science
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Join your BSOS colleagues as we learn about chasing extreme weather events! Our very own Yuhan Rao will be sharing with us his experience with chasing extreme weather events including the 2017 solar eclipse. Date: August 22, 2019 Time: 12 p.m.
Researchers from UMD Geography have mapped the vulnerability of child nutrition to drought. They combined a global data set of child nutrition outcomes from 53 countries with data on local climate conditions to show that during precipitation anomalies, children have worse nutrition outcomes than they do during normal years. As a metric of child malnutrition, they used Height-for-Age Z Scores,
Dr. Prasad Bandaru Met With Officials of Thailand Agencies Responsible for Controlling of Agricultural Residue Burning
Agricultural residue burning is a serious problem facing Thailand and other countries in south and southeast-Asia. Burning of rice and sugarcane residues is one of the major factors leading to dangerous air quality conditions in major cities of Thailand during dry months.