John Wesley Powell Center Working Group on global croplands and water use for food security in the 21st century [Website]

Product Type: 

Web Application

Year: 

2012

Author(s): 

Thenkabail, P.S., I. Mariotto

Suggested Citation: 

Thenkabail, P.S., I. Mariotto. 2012. John Wesley Powell Center Working Group on global croplands and water use for food security in the 21st century [Website]. Fort Collins, CO: USGS Fort Collins Science Center. 1 p.

Global Croplands

Global Croplands and Water Use is a USGS Powell Center Working Group-focused web application that creates a “knowledge gateway on data, products, approaches, methods, algorithms, models, and maps pertaining to global croplands and their water use that contributes towards global food security in the twenty-first century”.

The Drupal-based web application provides a content management platform which allows group members to keep their site up-to-date with current publications, news, and meetings. A unique aspect of this application is its connection to the ScienceBase Catalog. Global Croplands pulls content from ScienceBase and dynamically generates content into a Drupal view, with different information displayed for anonymous and authenticated users.

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