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Using satellites to improve crop yield estimates

A team that includes a graduate student who received his Ph.D. on Sunday from The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) has taken a major step toward developing a satellite-based tool to improve crop yield estimates in ...

dateDec 13, 2017 in Environment
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How fires are changing the tundra's face

Climate change takes a heavy toll on the tundra, increasing the probability of extreme droughts. As a result, the frequency of fires in forests, bogs and even wetlands continues to rise. In addition, the northern areas of ...

dateDec 13, 2017 in Ecology
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Sustainable yam systems in West Africa

Yams are tuber crops and an essential staple food in West Africa. But the traditional cropping systems are unproductive and degrade soil. The YAMSYS project seeks to change this in cooperation with local actors working along ...

dateDec 08, 2017 in Environment
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