The Regional Land Cover Monitoring System guides users in applying peer-reviewed methods and cloud computing power to produce a wide variety of high-quality land cover information products that can be updated regularly and consistently.
Surface water distribution changes over space and time and tracking these patterns using the this tool can provide insight into ecological structure and function, patterns of flooding and flood risk, and the impacts of infrastructure and climate.
This dashboard displays a high-resolution land cover classification and conducts habitat gap analyses for monarch butterflies, mallard ducks, blue-winged teal, ruffed grouse, and Karner blue butterflies in Polk County and St Croix County, Wisconsin.
The Reservoir Mapping Tool is a resource for modeling the inundation areas of prospective dams on the Irrawaddy, Salween, Mekong, and Red River basins. The tool was generalized and published into a user-friendly responsive online GIS web application.
Currently, there is lack of systematic flood risk analysis through collection of local knowledge in order to inform emergency planning, which although critical, takes significant resources and can introduce bias and human error to drive planning.
This tool uses Google Earth Engine to provide users with current and past vegetation cover areas burned by wildfire. The system allows users to instantly determine the cover of several vegetation types.