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Growing Algae in Space could be like Recycling on Earth

In the next 12 months, the Melissa project will test key pieces of a unique recycling system. Spirulina algae could solve the problem of oxygen, water, and food for astronauts aboard The International Space Station.

Meg Schneider , posted on August 26th, 2014
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Connecting with Geoscience Systems: Earth Science Week 2014

Earth Science Week 2014 will focus on the interconnectedness of Earth systems. The international event is celebrated from Oct. 12-18. Opportunities for involvement include student contests, local activities, and a citizen science initiative. Potential participants are encouraged to begin planning now.

Elise Mulder Osenga, posted on August 13th, 2014

Students Build Their Resume While Building Underwater Vehicles

Hands-on learning while building underwater remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) helps young students connect with marine habitats, and gets them excited about science, math and engineering.

Jenny Woodman , posted on August 12th, 2014
Articles, Oceans

Where Do Fish Like to Spawn?

Where do fish like to spawn? Dr. Lorenzo Ciannelli of Oregon State University says the answers are complex, but could help us to understand and make more accurate predictions about the impact of climate change on fish and their spawning patterns.

Jenny Woodman , posted on August 12th, 2014
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Living Earth Festival: Indigenous Perspectives on Climate Change

The National Museum of the Native American’s annual Living Earth Festival celebrates scientific knowledge, technological innovation, and Indigenous perspectives.

Jenny Woodman , posted on August 12th, 2014
climate change, Quick Look

A Hitchhiker’s Guide to CubeSats

CubeSats, once viewed with skepticism, are changing the way we think about space exploration and Earth observation.

Jenny Woodman , posted on August 8th, 2014

A Winner and Honorable Mentions: NASA DEVELOP Summer 2014 Virtual Poster Session

A grand-prize winner and honorable mentions have been selected for the summer 2014 Virtual Poster Session (VPS) contributed by NASA’s DEVELOP National Program. The contest included 34 projects conducted by 155 participants across 13 DEVELOP locations.

Earthzine staff , posted on August 4th, 2014
DEVELOP Summer 2014 VPS

Exploring a Sustainable Coexistence between Miami and the Everglades

Project Team: Miami-Dade Ecological Forecasting Team Team Location: University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia Authors: Ning Chen, Project Lead (University of Georgia) Mohamed Amin (University of Wisconsin-Madison) Lauren Anderson (University of Georgia) Erick Braun (Georgia State University) Tunan Hu (University of Georgia) Linli Zhu (University of Georgia) Mentors/Advisors: Dr. Rosanna G. Rivero (College of Environment and […]

DEVELOP , posted on August 3rd, 2014
DEVELOP Summer 2014 VPS

Monitoring Land Reclamation in Southwest Virginia

Project Team: Virginia Ecological Forecasting Team Team Location: Wise County Clerk of Court’s Office, Wise, Virginia Authors: Zachary Tate, Project Lead (The University of Virginia’s College at Wise) Talia Elliott (The University of Virginia’s College at Wise) Patrick Hafashimana (Oklahoma Christian University) Ryan Porter (The University of Virginia) Rajkishan Rajappan (University of Florida) Mentors/Advisors: Dr. […]

DEVELOP , posted on August 3rd, 2014
DEVELOP Summer 2014 VPS

Crops Dropping Like it’s Hot!

Project Team: Southeast U.S. Water Team Team Location: NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, Alabama Authors: Carrea M. Dye, Project Lead (Eastern Kentucky University) Samira Daneshgar Asl (Florida State University) Cara Estes (Florida State University) Mentors/Advisors: Dr. Jeffrey Luvall (NASA Global Hydrology and Climate Center) Past/Other Contributors: DEVELOP Spring 2014 Southeast U.S. Water Resources I […]

DEVELOP , posted on August 3rd, 2014
DEVELOP Summer 2014 VPS