Discovery. Conservation. Action.

GDCS leads spatially-explicit scientific and technological research focused on mitigating and adapting to global environmental change.

Our mission is to generate innovative scientific discoveries and outcomes that benefit conservation, resource management, and policy efforts.

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GDCS External News

  • Tracking and Managing Predicted Massive Coral Bleaching in Hawai‘i
    https://www.fisheries.noaa.gov/feature-story/tracking-and-managing-predicted-massive-coral-bleaching-hawaii
    Media Coverage
    corals
    2019-09-17T00:11:56+0000
  • Bleached corals found
    https://www.thegardenisland.com/2019/09/12/hawaii-news/bleached-corals-found/
    Media Coverage
    coRALS
    2019-09-16T19:26:43+0000
  • High Summer Temperatures Linked to Coral Bleaching
    https://www.hawaiipublicradio.org/post/high-summer-temperatures-linked-coral-bleaching#stream/0
    Media Coverage
    corals
    2019-09-16T19:25:30+0000
  • 9|19|19: Accessing and Working with Planet Labs Imagery Data Workshop
    https://www.eventbrite.com/e/accessing-and-working-with-planet-labs-imagery-data-tickets-70847192861
    Events
    planet event
    2019-09-05T22:32:26+0000
  • Hawaii Braces for Potential Mass-Coral Bleaching Event
    https://news.mongabay.com/2019/08/extremely-warm-sea-temperatures-are-likely-to-cause-hawaiian-corals-to-bleach-and-even-die/
    Media Coverage
    mongabay
    2019-09-03T19:59:24+0000
  • Warm Waters Likely to Trigger Coral Bleaching
    https://www.mauinews.com/news/local-news/2019/08/warm-waters-likely-to-trigger-coral-bleaching/
    Media Coverage
    mauia
    2019-09-03T19:57:47+0000
  • ASU Working to Save Hawaiian Coral Reefs During Onset of New Ocean Heatwave
    https://asunow.asu.edu/20190826-global-engagement-asu-working-save-hawaiian-coral-reefs-during-onset-new-ocean-heatwave
    Media Coverage
    asu
    2019-09-03T19:56:02+0000
  • Coral bleaching: New AI project expects to map all the word’s reefs by end of next year
    https://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/coral-bleaching-ai-reef-paul-allen-climate-a9022876.html
    Media Coverage
    coral
    2019-08-06T21:57:58+0000
  • Allen Coral Atlas Maps Reefs to Scale Up Coral Conservation
    https://www.triplepundit.com/story/2019/allen-coral-atlas-maps-reefs-scale-coral-conservation/84401/
    Media Coverage
    corals
    2019-08-06T21:56:35+0000
  • What one ecologist's high-flying studies reveal about our forests
    https://www.popsci.com/the-forest-mapper/
    Media Coverage
    greg
    2019-08-06T21:55:20+0000
  • Inside the effort to map the world’s dying coral reefs from space
    https://www.fastcompany.com/90378706/inside-the-effort-to-map-the-worlds-dying-coral-reefs-from-space
    Media Coverage
    aka
    2019-07-22T16:29:43+0000
  • Meet the team: Arizona State University
    https://www.allencoralatlas.com/blog/meet-the-team-arizona-state-university/
    Public Outreach
    aka
    2019-07-22T16:27:26+0000
  • Nueva tecnología mapea corales desde el aire y determina su estado de conservación
    https://es.mongabay.com/2019/07/republica-dominicana-corales-desde-el-aire/
    Media Coverage
    mongabay
    2019-07-22T16:26:21+0000
  • Can this map save coral reefs? Researchers aim to conserve natural resource with satellites and AI
    https://www.geekwire.com/2019/can-map-save-coral-reefs-researchers-aim-conserve-natural-resource-satellites-ai/
    Media Coverage
    geek
    2019-07-22T16:25:29+0000
  • Judi Dench’s Wild Borneo Adventure review – joy, awe and orangutans
    https://www.theguardian.com/tv-and-radio/2019/jul/02/judi-denchs-wild-borneo-adventure-review-joy-awe-and-orangutans
    Media Coverage
    judi
    2019-07-05T17:48:13+0000
  • Adding 1 billion hectares of forest could help check global warming
    https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2019/07/adding-1-billion-hectares-forest-could-help-check-global-warming
    Media Coverage
    mapping a future
    2019-07-05T17:47:20+0000
  • Accessing and Working with Planet Labs Imagery Data
    https://www.eventbrite.com/e/accessing-and-working-with-planet-labs-imagery-data-tickets-63817415608
    Events
    planet event
    2019-06-24T21:33:28+0000
  • To Map a Coral Reef, Peel Back the Seawater
    https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/10/science/coral-reefs-mapping-biodiversity.html
    Media Coverage
    to map
    2019-06-24T21:32:38+0000
  • 3D mapping from the air helps to save coral reefs
    https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/3d-mapping-from-the-air-helps-to-save-coral-reefs-hk9772rkr
    Media Coverage
    3d mapping
    2019-06-24T21:31:58+0000
  • You Can Explore The Great Barrier Reef Using Allen Coral Atlas' New Interactive Map
    https://www.forbes.com/sites/priyashukla/2019/05/31/you-can-explore-the-great-barrier-reef-using-allen-coral-atlas-new-interactive-map/#736238346806
    Media Coverage
    GBR
    2019-06-24T21:30:57+0000
  • We need to talk about the elephant in the carbon budget
    https://envirobites.org/2019/05/08/we-need-to-talk-about-the-elephant-in-the-carbon-budget/
    Media Coverage
    we
    2019-06-24T21:30:15+0000
  • Rapid repeat monitoring of reef threats
    https://www.allencoralatlas.org/blog/rapid-repeat-monitoring-of-reef-threats/
    Public Outreach
    rapid
    2019-06-24T21:29:27+0000
  • To solve climate change and biodiversity loss, we need a Global Deal for Nature
    https://theconversation.com/to-solve-climate-change-and-biodiversity-loss-we-need-a-global-deal-for-nature-115557
    Public Outreach
    to solve
    2019-06-24T21:27:58+0000
  • Mapping a future for nature
    https://medium.com/google-earth/mapping-a-future-for-nature-760969c508f1
    Public Outreach
    mapping a future
    2019-06-24T18:32:08+0000
  • To solve climate change and biodiversity loss, we need a Global Deal for Nature
    https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2019/4/22/18511164/climate-change-2019-biodiversity-global-deal-for-nature
    Public Outreach
    Vox
    2019-06-24T18:30:44+0000
  • Planet Partnership Kickoff at ASU
    https://www.eventbrite.com/e/planet-partnership-kickoff-tickets-59733159488#
    Events
    planet event
    2019-06-24T18:29:25+0000
  • CBS News: Climate Diaries
    https://www.cbsnews.com/video/climate-diaries-mini-satellites-help-map-the-great-barrier-reef/
    Media Coverage
    CBS
    2019-06-24T18:28:07+0000
  • Developing The World’s First Indicator Of Forest Carbon Stocks & Emissions – Update: IT’S WORKING!
    https://www.planet.com/pulse/developing-the-worlds-first-indicator-of-forest-carbon-stocks-emissions/
    Public Outreach
    Developing
    2019-06-24T18:27:15+0000
  • Hawaii's 'Rapid Ohia Death' Disease Is Killing the Forest Canopy, and There's No End in Sight
    https://www.newsweek.com/hawaii-rapid-ohia-death-killing-forest-canopy-no-end-sight-1129255
    Media Coverage
    Hawaii
    2019-06-24T18:26:22+0000
  • Peru Moves to Protect ‘One of the Last Great Intact Forests’
    https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/14/science/peru-yaguas-national-park.html
    Media Coverage
    Peru Moves
    2019-06-24T18:25:22+0000
  • Big Data and AI: Leveraging Technology to Map Complex Ecosystems from Forests to Corals
    https://www.eastwestcenter.org/events/big-data-and-ai-leveraging-technology-map-complex-ecosystems-forests-corals
    Events
    Big data
    2019-06-24T18:22:42+0000
  • Planet Powers A New Chapter In Global Coral Conservation With The Launch Of Allen Coral Atlas
    https://www.planet.com/pulse/planet-powers-allen-coral-atlas/
    Media Coverage
    Planet Powers
    2019-06-24T18:21:38+0000
  • A Map to Saving Coral Reefs: The Allen Coral Atlas Project
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w_vhk25DgkY
    Media Coverage
    A Map
    2019-06-13T18:20:53+0000
  • Allen Coral Atlas adds spectacular satellite views of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef
    https://www.geekwire.com/2019/allen-coral-atlas-adds-spectacular-satellite-views-australias-great-barrier-reef/
    Media Coverage
    Allen Coral Atlas
    2019-06-13T18:19:30+0000
  • Observing Ecology from a Dornier 228
    http://smartaviation-apac.com/2019/04/observing-ecology-from-a-dornier-228/
    Media Coverage
    Observing Ecology
    2019-06-13T18:18:42+0000
  • Rapid Repeat Monitoring of Reef Threats
    https://www.allencoralatlas.org/blog/rapid-repeat-monitoring-of-reef-threats/
    Public Outreach
    Rapid Repeat
    2019-06-13T18:18:00+0000
  • Fighting Rapid ʻŌhiʻa Death is a top priority
    https://www.hawaii247.com/2019/04/23/fighting-rapid-%CA%BBohi%CA%BBa-death-is-a-top-priority/
    Media Coverage
    Fighting Rapid
    2019-06-13T18:15:38+0000
  • Inside Greg Asner’s Airborne Observatory
    http://smartaviation-apac.com/2019/04/inside-greg-asners-airborne-observatory/
    Media Coverage
    Inside Greg Asner's Airborne Observatory
    2019-06-13T18:15:38+0000
  • Aerial Surveys, Visitor Campaigns Underscore Rapid Ohia Death’s Massive Toll
    https://www.hawaiinewsnow.com/2019/04/24/aerial-surveys-visitor-campaigns-underscore-rapid-ohia-deaths-massive-toll/
    Media Coverage
    Aerial Surveys
    2019-06-13T18:14:05+0000
  • Guns, Corals and Steel: Are Nuclear Shipwrecks a Biodiversity Hotspot?
    https://news.mongabay.com/2019/04/guns-corals-and-steel-are-nuclear-shipwrecks-a-biodiversity-hotspot/
    Public Outreach
    Guns,  Corals
    2019-06-13T18:13:02+0000
  • Airborne Laboratory Maps Hawai’i Coral Reefs
    http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/112932-airborne-laboratory-maps-hawai-i-coral-reefs
    Media Coverage
    Airborne
    2019-06-13T18:05:08+0000

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