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  • A Novel Year of Virtual Hackweeks

Reflecting on a Novel Year of Virtual Hackweeks

By: Jane Koh

In early March 2020, as the dimensions of the Covid-19 pandemic started to become clear, the Waterhackweek organizing team was only three weeks out from hosting its in-person event when they made the tough decision to postpone the hackweek until August. They joined several other hackweeks, all faced with the challenge of figuring […]

  • Ruha Benjamin ADSA annual meeting

Academic Data Science Alliance 2020 Annual Meeting

By: Louisa Gaylord

The Academic Data Science Alliance (ADSA) hosted their annual meeting from October 14th through 16th, which brought together data science methodologists and domain researchers from all disciplines and career stages to share breakthroughs and new approaches in data science research and education, with a strong emphasis on responsible data science. The virtual conference […]

October 28th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |
  • A map of High Mountain Asia

NASA High Mountain Asia Project

By Robin Brooks
Over one billion people live downstream of the region referred to as High Mountain Asia, an area ranging from the Hindu Kush and Tien Shan in the west to the Eastern Himalaya, and home to “the world’s largest reservoir of perennial glaciers and snow outside of the Earth’s polar ice sheets”. The High […]

  • Figure 1: Fiona Hill, Josie Hill, and Tessa Hill use a tape measure and ski pole to measure the snow depth in Mazama, Washington. Photo credit: David Hill

Community Snow Observations

Citizen science to validate NASA remote sensing data
In many places the arrival of winter focuses our attention on snow – its depth, distribution and surface characteristics – so that we can plan for our next ski, snowshoe, snow machine or other recreational adventure. At the same time, environmental scientists have long been interested in tracking […]

July 18th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |