A new program uses Landsat satellite data to automatically differentiate land cover into 16 categories in 30-meter resolution— and does so more accurately than other land cover products.
11-Jan-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites
A new modeling approach that combines MODIS and Landsat imagery and analyzes multiple images through the year promises to more accurately track changes in vegetation and land use.
9-Jan-2018 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites
Associate English professor Christine Stewart-Nuňez shares images of love, loss and hope in two new poetry books, “Untrussed” and “Bluewords Greening.”
29-Dec-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites
Data on soils, crop and livestock performance and environmental parameters, such as greenhouse gas emissions, will help convince producers to try cover crops in their rotation plans.
19-Dec-2017 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites
Statisticians and natural resource management researchers worked together to determine the best time and location to capture and remove carps from lake systems.
15-Dec-2017 2:50 PM EST Add to Favorites
Identifying more sites worldwide to determine the accuracy of satellite sensors will allow engineers to select sites ideally suited to specific spectral bands of reflected light.
8-Dec-2017 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites
A senior research project on parasitic wasps that feed on aphids led to a summer internship at the Smithsonian Institute that was a dream come true for an entomology graduate student.
5-Dec-2017 3:55 PM EST Add to Favorites
Nurses surveyed are relatively comfortable guiding terminally ill patients through end-of-life decision-making, but they learned these skills on-the-job, rather than as part of their nursing education.
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Soybean diseases caused by various species of Diaporthe pathogens are on the rise and scientists are identifying the pathogens behind this increase.
2-Nov-2017 6:05 PM EDT
An increased number of bat sightings in the fall coincide with young bat being encouraged to leave the nest and fend for themselves.
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Encouraging more high school students to pursue careers in agriculture—that’s the idea behind USDA iLEARN professional development workshops for science and ag teachers.
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