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Sunday, September 2nd, 2007

European Hot Spots and Fires Identified from Space

Hot spots across Southeastern Europe from 21 to 26 August have been detected with instruments aboard ESA satellites, which have been continuously surveying fires burning across the Earth’s surface for a decade.  Working like thermometers in the sky, the Along Track Scanning Radiometer (ATSR) on ESA’s ERS-2 satellite and the Advanced Along Track Scanning Radiometer

Sunday, September 2nd, 2007

Maps Prove Class Act for Scotland’s Schoolchildren

ORDNANCE SURVEY, UK – Tens of thousands of Scottish schoolchildren are being encouraged to get active and discover the world around them as Ordnance Survey launches its annual Free maps for 11-year-olds initiative. The scheme offers every Primary 7 pupil a free 1:25 000 scale OS Explorer Map of their local area. It has received

Sunday, September 2nd, 2007

AGI2007 ‘Building a GI Community’

AGI – Whilst nearly a month remains before the AGI2007 conference, AGI have already registered a high number of delegate bookings and only thirty or so day delegate passes now remain available. All the combined accommodation packages are SOLD OUT. However, AGI will make available information about local accommodation for those purchasing day delegate passes

Sunday, September 2nd, 2007

Update for GeoDataSource World Cities

PR LEAP – GeoDataSource World Database is a geographical features and landmarks database complete with important information such as latitude and longitude, coordinates, region and country information, officially recognized names as well as variant spellings. Read More 

Saturday, September 1st, 2007

EU to Fall Just Short of 2010 Renewable Target

RENEWABLE ENERGY ACCESS – The European Commission says it’s on track to meet a key renewable energy objective and that 19% of the gross domestic electricity generated in the European Union’s (EU) 27 member states will come from renewable sources by 2010 at current rates. Read More

Saturday, September 1st, 2007

Sustainable Policies and Projects in Berlin

CITY OF BERLIN – Not only environmental policies and projects, but urban and regional planning in Berlin as well has for years been based on principles of sustainability in urbanism: reducing the use of energy, water and soil, maintaining a functional and social mix in the City Districts, and developing green and natural areas. Read

Friday, August 31st, 2007

Project Aims to Reduce Water Risk in Europe

YSI HYDRODATA – An EU project costing an estimated €2.5M will aim to provide vital timely information for the management of pollution incidents in coastal areas and large rivers. Read More

Friday, August 31st, 2007

Wind Farm Cash-In for Renewable Energy

TELEGRAPH – Energy companies are cashing in on Government subsidies by building wind farms that will never make any money because they are being constructed on sites with not enough wind, it has been claimed. Read More

Thursday, August 30th, 2007

Merkel Proposes New Blueprint to Fight Global Warming

DEUTSCHE WELLE – German Chancellor Merkel’s proposed new plan to curb climate change foresees linking caps on Co2 emissions to the population of a country. It could be of particular interest to large emerging nations China and India. Read More

Wednesday, August 29th, 2007

Blame Poured on Planners as UK Attempts to Recover from Flooding

RTPI – The recent bad press over the planning system’s role in the housing crisis in fact emphasises the profession’s importance in tackling the pressing issues of the day be they affordability or flooding, argues Jim Claydon. Read More