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  • VANCOUVER, Wash.—Drought could render the U.S. Northeast’s mixed forests unsustainable after 2050 while Washington’s Cascade Mountains may require tropical and subtropical forest species, according to researchers using a new type of mathematical model at Washington State University. The Tolerance Distribution Model (TDM) is the first to use the tolerances of different types of forests to

  • An interdisciplinary team of programmers, theorists, applied mathematicians, economists, biologists and environmental scientists have helped create a new field, computational sustainability, addressing challenges that computer scientists have not traditionally handled. Together, they tackle a range of issues from wildlife management to poverty reduction.

  • The billions of single-celled marine organisms known as phytoplankton can drift from one region of the world’s oceans to almost any other place on the globe in less than a decade, Princeton University researchers have found. Unfortunately, the same principle can apply to plastic debris, radioactive particles and virtually any other man-made flotsam and jetsam

  • A tiny pilotless aircraft, built by the University of Southampton, has launched from the Royal Navy’s ice patrol ship HMS Protector for the first time to assist with navigating through the Antarctic. The 3D-printed aircraft, along with a quadcopter, scouted the way for the survey ship so she could find her way through the thick

  • January 7 — Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Administrator Michael Huerta today announced the public release of the B4UFLY mobile application following an initial beta testing period.

  • Ordnance Survey (OS) and Dennis Maps have signed an agreement for Britain’s mapping agency to acquire a 25%.

  • MELVILLE, N.Y., November 13, 2015 — BZ Media LLC announced Drone Dealer Expo, a 3-day event focused on the Channel, bringing together Drone manufacturers, distributors, dealers, integrators, and value-added resellers to exchange ideas and techniques, and learn about new products and selling opportunities. The first Drone Dealer Expo (www.DroneDealerExpo.com) will take place April 11-13, 2016 […]

  • October 1, 2015 — Ariane 5 has been flawlessly launched from Kourou, French Guiana, for the 68th consecutive time, building on the European launcher’s track record. Two satellites were launched with a total mass of more than 10 tonnes.

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