Intertidal wetlands significantly contribute to China’s environmental and ecological diversity, but are facing unprecedented pressures from anthropogenic development, as well as the threat of future sea level rise.
Researchers used Landsat satellites to track changes in surface water temperature for the Sekong, Sesan and Srepok rivers. Within one year of the opening of a major dam, downstream river temperatures during the dry season dropped by up to 3.6ºF.
Plant life is expanding in the area around Mount Everest, and across the Himalayan region, new research shows.
New research from EROS on dryland phenology, is poised to aid land managers’ fight against invasive, fire-prone species that wreak havoc on native landscapes.
Last spring, NASA researchers flew over the Everglades and Puerto Rico to measure how mangroves and rainforests grow and evolve over time, then hurricanes Irma and Maria struck.
Tropical peatland can be mapped accurately using freely-available remote sensing data and open source software.