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LEG meeting attendees

Catherine Nakalembe Introduces Harvest at the Least Developed Countries Expert Group Meeting and the National Adaptation Plan Development Workshop

Oct 14, 2019

Dr. Catherine Nakalembe took part in the 36th Least Developed Countries Expert Group (LEG) meeting, held from August 27th- 30th in Nairobi Kenya. She presented… Read more

crop field

Agronomy Journal Publication Highlights Reliability of Satellite Data for Evaluation of Crop Rotation Practices

Oct 8, 2019

Consortium partner David Lobell and colleagues at Stanford University including George Azzari (Atlas AI) and Christopher Seifert collaborated with Allegra Beal Cohen (… Read more

drought

Harvest Partners of the NASA FEWS NET Team Publish Paper on Acute Water-Scarcity Monitoring for Africa

Oct 2, 2019

Our partners Amy McNally and Jim Verdin, along with the Famine Early Warning System Network (… Read more

Flooded field in NE Illinois, June 20, 2019, credit: Karen Braun

In-season maps illustrate the state of crops in the US Corn Belt using machine learning methods

Sep 17, 2019

In 2019, the midwestern United States experienced major flooding in what was the wettest January-to-May period on record. The coincidence of these floods with the corn and soybean planting… Read more

Figure 6. Escaped fire in Serra Ricardo Franco State Park, Mato Grosso State, Brazil.

An interpretation of recent Amazon Basin fires using Remote Sensing Data

Sep 13, 2019

Agriculture practices have featured heavily in the recent controversy surrounding the recent fires in the Amazon, so teams at the University of Maryland associated with NASA Harvest have proceeded to investigate their significance and impacts. Two major threats to Amazon… Read more