For a more general idea of why we should be concerned about the changing climate, watch this video highlighting the IPCC 5th Assessment Report, Working Group II’s findings on impacts, adaptation, and vulnerability to climate change. For an overview of the climate risks specific to Boston, the video HUBweek: Coping with Climate Change: How Will Boston Adapt? examines specific steps the city should take to adapt.
(Source: HUBweek: Coping with Climate Change: How Will Boston Adapt?, Last accessed 11/21/2016.)
This video shows a sequence of Landsat-based data in the Pacific Northwest. There is one dataset for each year representing an aggregate of the approximate peak of the growing season (around August). (Source: NASA: Life Histories from Landsat: 25 Years in the Pacific Northwest Forest, Last accessed 11/14/2016.)
This video, narrated by USGS scientist Brad Reed, provides a brief tutorial on the use of the USGS LandCarbon Viewing tool. (Source: USGS: LandCarbon Viewer Tutorial, Last accessed 11/14/2016)
Agriculture consumes a great deal of water. As demand for water increases, the pressure is on to make sure every drop counts.
This video describes water specialists Rick Allen, Bill Kramber and Tony Morse’s innovative satellite-based method that maps agricultural water consumption.(Source: NASA: Landsat: A Space Age Water Gauge, Last accessed 11/14/2016).
Dr. Wil Burns, Co-Director of the Forum for Climate Engineering Assessment and one of the world’s best known scholars of international environmental law, speaks about ocean acidification and its impacts on marine species in this video. (Source: The Global Environmental Politics (GEP) Program at American University's School of International Service (SIS): Wil Burns Lecture: The Other CO2 Problem, Last accessed 11/14/2016.)