Sierra Nevada DSS: NASA’s Web-based Eco Forecasting Tool for the USFS
Track: Environmental Management
Authors: Amber Brooks
The Sierra DSS is a multi-component eco forecasting tool specifically designed to support climate adaptation processes within the Sierra Nevada. This tool is an exemplary collaboration between government agencies and private organizations, facilitated by recent college graduates. This app provides decision-makers access to datasets and statistics derived from modeled and remotely sensed data allowing them to more easily visualize the impact of environmental change on ecosystems.