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Tuesday, October 31st, 2017

ESA and Radiant.Earth Partner to Advance Sustainable Development Goals

The European Space Agency (ESA) and Radiant.Earth will jointly enhance geospatial data literacy in the global development community to help track the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). “Geospatial information is central to accurately tracking and measuring the global progress of the SDGs,” noted Radiant.Earth Founder and CEO Anne Hale Miglarese. The ESA and Radiant.Earth cooperation focuses

Wednesday, September 14th, 2016

Deep-Sea Sensors Aid Search for Rare Whales

Using a new system of drifting buoys, scientists from NOAA’s Southwest Fisheries Science Center in La Jolla, Calif., will have a much better chance of hearing beaked whales in their deep-water habitat off the West Coast. About 20 buoys will be deployed from a NOAA ship with a listening device suspended 330 feet below the

Friday, February 12th, 2016

Unveiling New State of the Art for Coastal Flood Risk

Flooding from the sea represents a major threat to the UK; this was demonstrated most recently during the winter of 2013/14, when widespread flooding and damage occurred around much of the coastline. Whilst major advances have helped us to better assess flood risk from our rivers, the complex nature of the coastal environment  has proved

Friday, February 12th, 2016

Private Sector Key to Smart City Success

The City Data Report, which was constructed with the help of 30 UK and international cities working in the Smart City environment, goes on to highlight the value of data sharing if Smart Cities is to be a success. The report claims data sharing is a necessity, because communities will demand more from their city

Friday, December 11th, 2015

Air Pollutions Control Policies Effective in Improving Downwind Air Quality

FROSTBURG, MD, December 11, 2015 — Emissions controls on coal-fired power plants are making a difference in reducing exposure of mercury to people, especially in the western Maryland community. A study of air quality from the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science found that levels of mercury in the air from power plant emissions

Friday, November 27th, 2015

Scenery Not Just Greenery has an Impact on Health

November 27, 2015 — People feel healthier when they live in a more scenic area, a new study has found. Researchers have found that this link holds across urban, suburban and rural areas of England, and cannot simply be explained by the income of local residents, or how green an area is.

Wednesday, May 27th, 2015

IGN France International takes part in the 16th FICA Forum Dedicated to Border Issues

May 27, 2015 — The 16th IHEDN (Higher Institute of National Defence) forum concerning the African continent (FICA) will take place in Paris from May 28 th  to June 4 th  2015.

Wednesday, May 27th, 2015

On the Trail of Icelandic Depressions – DLR Tests New Laser Measurement Technology in Flights over Greenland

May 27, 2015 — For accurate weather forecasts and improved climate models, it is crucial to capture data about the winds over the North Atlantic as precisely as possible. Researchers at the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt; DLR) have developed a prototype of a wind lidar (light detection and ranging) that

Friday, May 22nd, 2015

Radar Views of Permanent Ice for Climate Research – DLR Research Flights over Greenland

May 22, 2015 — The Greenland ice sheet is, in places, more than three kilometres thick and a crucial feature in climate modelling. Scientists from the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt; DLR), together with colleagues from ETH Zurich(Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich), are currently conducting tests of a new radar imaging process

Friday, May 22nd, 2015

CryoSat Detects Sudden Ice Loss in Southern Antarctic Peninsula

May 22, 2015 — A recent acceleration in ice loss in a previously stable region of Antarctica has been detected by ESA’s ice mission.

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