NASA has enabled permanent open access to our paper 'Three decades of Landsat-derived spring surface water dynamics in an agricultural wetland mosaic; implications for migratory shorebirds'. This new platform makes NASA-funded publications available completely FREE of charge!
Press coverage of our study finding signals that industrial-scale agriculture is increasingly responsible for tropical deforestation
The news outlets Mongabay and EnvironmentalResearchWeb covered our recent paper finding that deforested clearings increased in size throughout much of the pantropics from 2000-2012.
In 2016, I received a Graduate Student Training Enhancement Grant to attend the 3rd graduate workshop for data analytics hosted by the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) and the National Ecological Observation Network (NEON) in Boulder, Colorado. My reflection on the experience is currently featured by Duke Interdisciplinary Studies.
Thanks to Environmental Conservation for selecting our publication 'Rapid conservation assessment for endangered species using habitat connectivity models' as an EC Perspectives paper!
There is increasing scrutiny of water use in California and the agricultural sector has become a popular target. Can it be done and what will it mean for waterbird habitat? Conaway Ranch in Yolo County has begun experimenting with drip irrigation, in consultation with water use experts from Israel.
Read the full story here: https://www.newsdeeply.com/water/articles/2016/03/25/drip-irrigation-for-rice-has-habitat-impacts