Category: Curtis Woodcock

Feature: How tiny satellites spawned in Silicon Valley will monitor a changing Earth

April 13th, 2015 in 2015, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Curtis Woodcock, Newsmakers, Science Magazine 0 comments

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Curtis Woodcock, College of Arts & Sciences

Vats of homebrewed porter and brown ale ferment under a lunchroom table…

Expert quote:

“It’s becoming more volatile and has shifted earlier in many places as a result of changing climate.”

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Landsat Senses a Disturbance in the Forest – NASA

February 11th, 2013 in 2013, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Curtis Woodcock, Newsmakers, RESEARCH @ BU, Robert Kennedy 0 comments

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Curtis Woodcock, College of Arts & Sciences

A new way of studying and visualizing Earth science data from a NASA and U.S. Geological Survey satellite program is resulting in, for the first time, the ability to tease out the small events that can cause big changes in an ecosystem…

Expert quotes:

Kennedy:  “It was, as it turns out, bugs.”

Woodcock: “We’re getting better data use out of what people think of as crummier images.”

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U.S. Government Looking To Lower Landsat Costs

January 20th, 2012 in 2012, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Curtis Woodcock, Newsmakers 0 comments

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Curtis Woodcock, College of Arts & Sciences

U.S. government agencies are working together to look for ways to reduce the cost of future Landsat missions as a result of congressional direction included in the 2012 budget passed in December…

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