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Joint Venture, U.S. Geological Survey Join Forces

Partnership to Tackle Earth and Atmosphere Challenges to Silicon Valley Joint Venture Silicon Valley and the U.S. Geological Survey today jointly announced a partnership to address regional challenges from natural


Aerial Mapping Pioneer Bluesky Supports Clean Energy Campaign

Aerial mapping company Bluesky is backing a charity’s campaign to protect the subsidies for clean energy projects. Under recent Government proposals, changes to the Feed-in-Tariffs (FiTs) for wind, solar and

Remote Sensing

Airborne Radar Scanning of Glaciers for Climate Change Modeling

Greenland’s ice sheet is the second largest mass of ice on Earth, containing enough water to raise ocean levels by about 20 feet. The ice sheet has been losing mass


Webinar: Mapping and Visualizing Lake Level Changes for the U.S. Great Lakes

Webinar: Mapping and Visualizing Lake Level Changes for the U.S. Great Lakes Tuesday, May 19, 2015 – 12:00pm to 1:00pm Online with Live Broadcast to BPCRC Learning Center Planners and


Space Technology Identifies Vulnerable Regions in West Africa

University of Leicester researchers in collaboration with NASA use satellites to map land degradation in Sub-Saharan West Africa A group of international researchers led by the Centre for Landscape and


Climate Change Vulnerability Index System

To handle climate changes and reduce the loss of lives and properties, Taiwan government establishes a SuperGIS-powered platform, to provide latest information to support decision making. To address climate changes

E-books GIS

New Book from Esri Shows How GIS Supports Weather, Climate Research

Redlands, California—Weather mapping goes beyond what’s broadcast on the evening news. The new book Mapping and Modeling Weather and Climate with GIS, from Esri Press, describes how geographic information system


Maps Show What Major World Cities Would Look Like If Global Sea Level Rises

Global climate change has already had observable effects on the environment. Glaciers have shrunk, ice on rivers and lakes is breaking up earlier, plant and animal ranges have shifted and


Ten Ways Remote Sensing Can Contribute to Biodiversity Conservation

WCS, NASA, And other conservation and remote sensing agencies, universities and NGOs focus on top 10 conservation questions for satellite technology Remote sensing has and can continue to play a


Climate Change is Indeed Faster and More Extreme Than We Feared?

When looking for “suitable” information Climate change is faster and more extreme than we feared – under this heading the British newspaper Telegraph has made ​​in the year 2008 press