ForWarn II

Satellite-Based Change Recognition and Tracking

News

05/12/2014 - 08:52

NASA's Spinoff, a premier annual publication featuring successfully commercialized NASA technologies, includes ForWarn in its 2013 edition. See the full publication here.

04/02/2014 - 09:55

The ForWarn team received a Chief's Honor Award from U.S. Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell at a ceremony held on March 17 in Washington, D.C. William Hargrove, Eastern Threat Center research ecologist and lead ForWarn researcher, accepted the award on behalf of the team. The award comes for the team's role in the creation of ForWarn, the early...

01/09/2014 - 15:18

USDA Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell has announced the winners of the 2013 Chief's Honor Awards. The ForWarn team, including scientists and staff from the Eastern and Western Threat Centers and partnering organizations, received an award for efforts to sustain forests and grasslands. “ForWarn provides a broad overview of...

01/09/2014 - 15:17

The ForWarn team has been honored with the 2013 Southern Research Station (SRS) Director’s Partnership Award for “outstanding collaborative work across government agencies in the development of an effective forest disturbance monitoring tool useful at the National level." SRS Director Rob Doudrick presented the award during a ceremony...

09/06/2013 - 07:59

A Forest Service General Technical Report highlighting detections made by the ForWarn system is available online. See here for more information.

07/08/2013 - 08:01

The ForWarn development team was awarded the NASA Group Achievement Award in recognition for creating the first near real-time forest threat early warning system in the continental United States. The award will be presented in an honor awards ceremony scheduled for the end of July.

01/10/2013 - 15:25

Click here to read an article in Compass Magazine, featuring ForWarm and the Interagency Partnership Award, received in December 2012.

01/07/2013 - 15:06

Click below to download an informative article, featuring ForWarn and written by EFETAC's Stephanie Worley Firley for the National Woodlands magazine.

12/07/2012 - 14:41

The ForWarn team, on behalf of the USDA Forest Service, Stennis Space Center, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and the US Geological Survey, has been chosen as the 2013 recipient of the Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer’s (FLC) Interagency Partnership Award. This award—one of the FLC’s highest honors—recognizes the...

12/07/2012 - 14:40

In October 2012, the 16-person ForWarn Team, which includes employees of four different U.S. Government Agencies (USDA Forest Service, NASA Stennis Space Center, US Geological Survey EROS, and DOE Oak Ridge National Laboratory), were selected by Dr. Rob Doudrick, Station Director at USDA Forest Service Southern Research Station, to receive the...

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