The power and pain of market-based carbon policies: a global application to greenhouse gases from ruminant livestock production
08 Sep 2017 | Contributor(s): Benjamin Henderson, Alla A Golub, Daniel Djauhari Pambudi, Tom Hertel, Cecile Godde, Mario Herrero, Oscar Cacho, Pierre J. Gerber
The objectives of this research are to assess the greenhouse gas mitigation potential of carbon policies applied to the ruminant livestock sector [inclusive of the major ruminant species—cattle (Bos Taurus and Bos indicus), sheep (Ovis aries), and goats (Capra hircus)]— with...
Economic impacts of climate change on agriculture: A comparison of process-based and statistical yield models
07 Sep 2017 | Contributor(s): Frances C Moore, Uris Lantz C Baldos, Tom Hertel
A large number of studies have been published examining the implications of climate change for agricultural productivity that, broadly speaking, can be divided into process-based modeling and statistical approaches. Despite a general perception that results from these methods differ...
PyMapLib for Rapid Development of Geospatial Data Analysis Tools
02 Aug 2016 | Publications | Contributor(s): Wei Wan, Lan Zhao, Jaewoo Shin, Shandian Zhe, Carol Song
This is the presentation at CyberGIS 2016 conference introducing pyMapLib, a generic Python mapping library developed as part of the NSF funded GABBS project.
Remote Sensing Analysis on HUBzero
16 Sep 2015 | Downloads | Contributor(s): Larry Biehl
MultiSpec is a remote sensing analysis tool being developed on MyGeoHub.org as part of the Geospatial Analysis Building Blocks (GABBs) NSF-funded and the IndianaView/AmericaView USGS-funded projects. The tool has been adapted from the desktop Macintosh and Windows versions...
The GABBs Report - Building Geospatial Capability in HUBzero
15 Sep 2015 | Downloads | Contributor(s): Carol Song
Geospatial data are present everywhere today with the proliferation of location-aware computing devices. This is especially true in the scientific community where large amounts of data are driving research and education activities in many domains. Collaboration over geospatial data, for example,...
Climate Scenario Aggregator
09 Sep 2015 | Tools | Contributor(s): Nelson Benjamin Villoria, Joshua Elliott, Christoph Müller, Jaewoo Shin, Lan Zhao
Climate Scenario Aggregator
The role of international trade in managing food security risks from climate change
20 Mar 2015 | Publications | Contributor(s): Uris Lantz C Baldos, Tom Hertel
International trade plays an important role in facilitating global food security in the face of a changing climate. In considering this issue, it is useful to distinguish between two different time scales: inter-annual and inter-decadal. Inter-annual adjustments in international trade can play an...
AgMIP GEOSHARE Tool with iData Integration Demo
06 Mar 2015 | Tools | Contributor(s): Nelson Benjamin Villoria, Joshua Elliott, Christoph MÃ_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
Proposed Institutional Design for GEOSHARE
03 Oct 2014 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Tom Hertel
IFPRI's Spatial Production Allocation Model (SPAM)
03 Oct 2014 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Ulrike Wood-Sichra, Liangzhi You
Mapping multiple cropping and irrigation in India
03 Oct 2014 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Gang Zhao, Stefan Siebert
International trade buffers the impact of future irrigation shortfalls
03 Oct 2014 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Jing Liu, Tom Hertel, Farzad Taheripour, Tingju Zhu, Claudia Ringler
Predicting the Spatial Patterns of Land Conversion
03 Oct 2014 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Nelson Benjamin Villoria, Jing Liu
Enabling Scientific Collaboration Using HUBzero Platform
03 Oct 2014 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Lan Zhao
Connecting Communities Through HUBzero
03 Oct 2014 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Nelson Benjamin Villoria, Joshua Elliott, Hongjun Choi, Lan Zhao
Global Croplands: A new dataset for year 2005
03 Oct 2014 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Dany Plouffe, Navin Ramankutty, Lisa Ribaudo, Mark Friedl, Damien Sulla-Menashe
SPAM in the Clouds
03 Oct 2014 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Jingyu Song, Nelson Benjamin Villoria, Paul Preckel
Presentation of GABBs at Brown Dog Workshop
09 Sep 2014 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Carol Song
This is a presentation given at the first Brown Dog user workshop, Urbana, IL, July 2014.
Climate change mitigation policies and poverty in developing countries
31 Jul 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Zekarias Hussein, Tom Hertel, Alla Golub
Mitigation of the potential impacts of climate change is one of the leading policy concerns of the 21st century. However, there continues to be heated debate about the nature, the content and, most importantly, the impact of the policy actions needed to limit greenhouse gas emissions. One...
Land, Environment and Climate: Contributing to the Global Public Good
31 Jul 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Tom Hertel
This paper discusses global public goods related to the world's land resources, their current provision and likely future provision, their potential impacts on the world's poorest households, as well as prospects for using foreign assistance to enhance these outcomes. Specifically, the...