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SERVIR for USAID West Africa

Lead PI: Dr. Alexander de Sherbinin , Dr. Alessandra Giannini , Mr. Gregory G. Yetman

Unit Affiliation: Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN)

April 2016 - September 2018
Inactive
Africa ; West Africa ; Niger ; Ghana ; Nigeria ; Burkina Faso ; Senegal
Project Type: Research

DESCRIPTION: SERVIR West Africa provides support to institutions in the region to apply satellite remote sensing to environmental and development challenges.

SPONSOR:

Tetra Tech ARD

ORIGINATING SPONSOR:

U.S. Agency for International Development

FUNDED AMOUNT:

$408,855

RESEARCH TEAM:

Annie Gerard, Sri Vinay

COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY COLLABORATORS:

International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI)

WEBSITE:

http://servir.cilss.int

KEYWORDS

hydroclimatic disasters hydrology mapping computer science ecosystems meteorology drought land cover weather food security agriculture climate water resources climate data

THEMES

Modeling and Adapting to Future Climate