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  1. MyGeoHub Geospatial Gateway

    26 Oct 2017 | Contributor(s): Rajesh Kalyanam, Lan Zhao, Rob Campbell, Derrick Kearney, I Luk Kim, Jaewoo Shin, Larry Biehl, Wei Wan, Carol Song

    MyGeoHub is a science gateway for researchers working with geospatial data. Based on the HUBzero cyberinfrastructure framework, it provides general-purpose software modules enabling geospatial data management, processing and visualization. Termed “GABBs” (Geospatial Data Analysis...

  2. Cyberinfrastructure for the collaborative development of U2U decision support tools

    10 Nov 2016 | Contributor(s): Larry Biehl, Lan Zhao, Carol Song, Christopher Panza

    This paper describes the use of cyberinfrastructure to create interactive applications as part of the Useful to Usable (U2U) project. These applications transform historical climate data, knowledge, and models into decision support tools for end users such as crop farmers, uni- versity Extension...

  3. LANDPARAM

    20 Jul 2015 | Tools | Contributor(s): Jing Liu, Nelson Benjamin Villoria (contributor)

    A tool to aggregate cropland supply and land transformation elasticities

  4. AgMIP GEOSHARE Tool with iData Integration Demo

    06 Mar 2015 | Tools | Contributor(s): Nelson Benjamin Villoria, Joshua Elliott, Christoph Mí_ller, Jaewoo Shin, Christopher Panza, Lan Zhao

    Aggregate yield shocks provided by the AgMIP's Global Gridded Crop Modeling Initiative (Ag-GRID) from their original 30x30 min resolution to any user specified level

  5. Using Useful to Usable (U2U) Tools for an Introductory Agronomy Course (Purdue University) -- Lab Assignment

    04 Dec 2014 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Trevor J. Frank, Bruce J. Erickson

    This lab was constructed to provide introductory Agronomy students with a knowledge base of farming technology and available agricultural decision-making tools. Students will learn available technology for predicting climate variability, growing degree days, nitrogen fertilizer rates, cover crop...

  6. Developing A Collaborative Environment for Useful to Useable (U2U) Project

    10 Nov 2014 | Downloads | Contributor(s): Larry Biehl, Carol Song, Lan Zhao, Christopher Panza, Brian Raub, Luke Policinski

    HUBzero is being used as a collaborative environment for the Useful to Usable (U2U) project funded by the USDA. U2U is an integrated research and extension project working to improve farm resilience and profitability in the North Central U.S. by transforming existing climate data into usable...

  7. Developing A Collaborative Environment for the Useful to Usable (U2U) Project

    10 Nov 2014 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Larry Biehl, Carol Song, Lan Zhao, Christopher Panza, Brian Raub, Luke Policinski

    HUBzero is being used as a collaborative environment for the Useful to Usable (U2U) project funded by the USDA. U2U is an integrated research and extension project working to improve farm resilience and profitability in the North Central U.S. by transforming existing climate data into usable...

  8. Market-mediated environmental impacts of biofuels

    31 Jul 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Tom Hertel, Wallace E. Tyner

    This paper surveys the evidence on market-mediated environmental impacts of biofuels, with special attention to the indirect greenhouse gas emissions stemming from land cover change in the wake of increased demand for biofuel feedstocks. We find clear evidence that market mediated land use...

  9. Energy prices will play an important role in determining global land use in the twenty first century

    31 Jul 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Jevgenijs Steinbuks, Tom Hertel

    Global land use research to date has focused on quantifying uncertainty effects of three major drivers affecting competition for land: the uncertainty in energy and climate policies affecting competition between food and biofuels, the uncertainty of climate impacts on agriculture and forestry,...

  10. Cyberinfrastructure for GEOSHARE

    31 Jul 2014 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Carol Song, Lan Zhao

  11. AgMIP Tool: A GEOSHARE tool for aggregating outputs from the AgMIP's Global Gridded Crop Modeling Initiative (Ag-GRID)

    09 Jul 2014 | Tools | Contributor(s): Nelson Benjamin Villoria, joshua elliott, Christoph Müller, Jaewoo Shin, Lan Zhao

    Aggregate the yield shocks provided by the AgMIP project from their original 30x30 min resolution to any user specified level.

  12. PEGASUS (Predicting Ecosystem Goods And Services Using Scenarios)

    14 Jul 2014 | Tools | Contributor(s): Delphine, Navin Ramankutty, I Luk Kim, Rajesh Kalyanam

    A GEOSHARE tool for conducting live simulations using PEGASUS (Predicting Ecosystem Goods And Services Using Scenarios)

  13. U2U Selected Research Highlights

    18 Feb 2013 | Publications | Contributor(s): Melissa Widhalm

    This short document overviews some of the recent research findings from the U2U project.

  14. U2U Poster - Oct 2012

    27 Nov 2012 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Melissa Widhalm

    This poster provides a general overview of the Useful to Usable (U2U) project. Anyone on the U2U team is welcome to present this poster at conferences or other venues. This hi-resolution pdf is ready for priting a 3 ft. (H) by 4 ft. (W) poster.

  15. U2U Progress Timeline (graphic)

    08 Nov 2012 | Downloads | Contributor(s): Melissa Widhalm, John Kriva

  16. U2U Accomplishment Highlights (April 2011 - Sept 2012)

    17 Oct 2012 | Publications | Contributor(s): Melissa Widhalm, John Kriva

    This document provides a brief overview of the top accomplishments from the U2U project from April 2011 - Sept 2012.

  17. U2U Fact Sheet - October 2012

    17 Oct 2012 | Publications | Contributor(s): Melissa Widhalm

    The U2U fact sheet is a brief handout describing project objectives and participants.

  18. U2U Poster - May 2012

    18 May 2012 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Melissa Widhalm

    This poster provides a general overview of the Useful to Usable (U2U) project. Anyone on the U2U team is welcome to present this poster at conferences or other venues. This hi-resolution pdf is ready for priting a 3 ft. (H) by 4 ft. (W) poster.

  19. U2U Objective 2 Fact Sheet

    24 Jan 2012 | Publications | Contributor(s): Melissa Widhalm

    The U2U Objective 2 Fact Sheet briefly describes the planned and ongoing research activities, as well as participants, of the Objective 2 Working Group.

  20. U2U Objective 1 Fact Sheet

    24 Jan 2012 | Publications | Contributor(s): Melissa Widhalm

    The U2U Objective 1 Fact Sheet briefly describes the planned and ongoing research activities, as well as participants, of the Objective 1 Working Group.