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A Climatology of Precipitation Efficiency for the Central Appalachian Mountains Region
Precipitation efficiency is commonly defined as the ratio of the amount of precipitation at ground level to the amount of precipitable water in the column of the atmosphere above. The value represents the fraction of ...
Mapping Stable Nitrogen Isotopes Using Hyperspectral Imagery
As nitrogen deposition increases globally, ecosystem changes will occur. It is important to understand the growth response of different ecosystems and where nitrogen retention will occur. Stable isotopes of foliar nitrogen ...
Elevation's Effect on Winter Weather
Because our group is made up of three meteorologists our ideas for our GIS based research naturally favored weather based ideas, so it was only right that our eventual idea coincided with this recent massive snow storm ...
Application of SEBAL Model for Mapping Evapotranspiration in Iowa Using MODIS Time-Series Data
Evapotranspiration (ET), including evaporation from soil surface and vegetation transpiration, is an important variable for water and energy balances on the Earth's surface. Quantifying evapotranspiration (ET) from agriculture ...
Lyme disease and the wilderness-urban interface in North Carolina and Virginia
Lyme, a tick-borne disease, has been endemic in Northeastern America for decades. However, with changing development patterns it is becoming a concern in areas where it was not previously endemic. Areas with high herbaceous- ...
Waldo Canyon Fire
The Waldo Canyon fire was the most destructive wildfire in Colorado history (until the Black Forest Fire in 2013). The fire torched more than 340 houses and claimed at least two lives. It started on June 23, 2012 while the ...