Climate and Agriculture in the Southeast

“RainSphere”–A new tool for exploring trends in satellite precipitation

A new mapping tool that allows you to look at historical and projected trends in precipitation from satellite and ground-based data is now available at  According to a description of the tool in the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society (link), CHRS RainSphere was designed as an educational tool that…
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“This web tool will let you find and analyze any satellite imagery in under 10 seconds” posted a story about a new source of satellite data on land cover to its web site this week. It is a viewer which allows you to look at several different land cover satellites, including LandSat and MODIS and search for local coverage very quickly.  I have just tried…
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See how climate change could affect your hometown

The climate of the future is still uncertain, in no small part due to uncertainties in how humans will behave with respect to emissions of carbon dioxide, changes in land use over time, and big questions about how the ocean will respond to changes in atmospheric composition and weather patterns….
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