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  • New USGS maps show areas where groundwater is important source of drinking water for homeowners

    New U.S. Geological Survey maps show where people across the nation rely on private wells for their drinking water. The maps will help determine where focused groundwater-quality testing or further studies are needed to help ensure safe drinking water from private wells. The maps estimate the number of people using private wells in a ...

  • Borehole geophysical logs are now available through USGS online map

    Digital borehole geophysical logs and related data files are now accessible through GeoLog Locator, a new web-based map view and retrieval tool developed by the U.S. Geological Survey. The tool releases more than 7000 digital borehole geophysical logs at more than 1700 locations to the public — many for the first time. Hydrogeologists, ...

  • It’s coming… SoundPLANnoise v8.0

    With a great new look and a host of new features, we’re delighted to announce that we will shortly be releasing the brand new SoundPLANnoise 8.0. We’ve been world-leaders in noise mapping software for years, but there’s always room for improvement and we have been working hard to bring you the very best. We will be outlining the many new features and enhancements over the next ...


    By SoundPLAN International LLC

  • EnviroInsite Development News - July 2017

    ArcGIS Online Services EarthSoft's status as an ESRI Business Parnter and their posession of an ArcGIS online subscription allows us to provide EnviroInsite users with access to three sets of online global maps served by ESRI.  EnviroInsite users may now display topo maps, street maps and aerial images from this online source.  The cost -- nothing!! ...


    By EI LLC

  • MERIT model maps feasibility of circular economy innovations

    People looking to invest in the circular economy have to take specific risks into account and this can make it hard to build a strong business case. Using the MERIT model, Wageningen Economic Research is able to analyse the economic feasibility of circular and biobased innovations in advance. “Parties wishing to invest in the closing of cycles are often entering virgin territory,” ...

  • Save time on your contaminated site studies - Try&Buy offer

    Try Kartotrak.one, verify how quick and easy it is to get accurate and realistics contamination maps and get a discount on the purchase of licenses. Offer valid until March 31, 2017. You think these are just some marketing arguments? Then try Kartotrak.one in real-life situations and make up your mind. The few hours you will spend trying the software ...


    By Geovariances

  • Modeling the unequal benefits of U.S. environmental policy

    Original story at MIT News One of the two top air pollutants in the U.S., ground-level ozone is harmful not only to your health but also to your bank balance. Long-term exposure to high concentrations of ozone can lead to respiratory and lung disease such as asthma, conditions that drive up medical expenses ...

  • Golden Software Releases Surfer 2D and 3D Mapping, Modeling, and Analysis Software

    Golden Software, the leading developer of affordable scientific graphics software, today announces the release of Surfer version 14, a powerful 2D and 3D mapping, modeling and analysis program designed to facilitate a deeper understanding of geospatial data. Used by thousands of scientists, engineers, and educators across the globe, Surfer is a leading competitor in ...


    By Golden Software, LLC.

  • Keynote speaker announced for the NGWA Conference on Hydrogeophysics and Deep Groundwater

    Andrea Croskrey, PG, from the Texas Water Development Board will give the keynote presentation, "Mapping Brackish Aquifers: Future Water Resources," at the  NGWA Conference on Hydrogeophysics and Deep Groundwater taking place March 20-21, 2017 in Denver, Colorado.  Croskrey has been mapping brackish aquifers in Texas as a member of the Brackish Resources Aquifer ...

  • New mini robot sub unveiled at the NOC

    The first robotic microsub capable of being deployed from a robotic surface vehicle was unveiled at the Marine Autonomous and Technology Annual Showcase this November, at the National Oceanography Centre (NOC). This innovative new design, led by Planet Ocean & co-developed by NOC, ASV ltd & The University of Southampton, is around three times smaller than current autonomous underwater ...

  • Easy environmental noise mapping from Brüel & Kjær

    Predictor-LimA Type 7810 version 11.2 responds to customer input and resolves some issues to provide more robust software, that enables calculations in line with latest agreements on standard interpretation (ISO 17534). Other Enhancements include feature importation from open street map in LimA to create models more quickly, Chinese calculation methods and - in Predictor - enhanced results ...

  • Government Officals and Special Guests Gather to Celebrate Completion of 3rd Largest AFO Project in North America

    Last week, government officials, special guests and educators gathered in London, Ontario to celebrate the successful funding, installation and commissioning of a 50 km AFO system on the Lake Huron Water System’s water main transmission pipeline – a 1200mm diameter PCCP supplying more than 500,000 people in southwestern Ontario. The event was covered by the London ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • Baltimore region embraces program to locate, map, assess and repair water distribution assets

    Over the past decade, the City of Baltimore has seen vast improvements in control point operability and system sustainability of its water distribution assets. The report card is looking better each year. The Baltimore City Department of Public Works shoulders a big responsibility.  The Department provides 265 million gallons of water daily to 1.8 million ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • Geovariances has been actively involved in EPRI geostatistics guide

    Earlier this year, the American EPRI has published a guide for using geostatistics in developing a site final status survey program for plant decommissioning. This report examines the use of geostatistical approaches that exploit spatial relationships to develop a three-dimensional contamination map based on measurement results from discrete points. The report presents a conceptual ...


    By Geovariances

  • Study to Uncover Yellowstone’s Subsurface Mysteries

    A new study providing an unprecedented regional view of the earth’s crust beneath Yellowstone National Park will begin with a helicopter electromagnetic and magnetic (HEM) survey on November 7, 2016. Scientists from the U.S. Geological Survey, University of Wyoming and Aarhus University in Denmark hope to distinguish zones of cold fresh water, hot saline water, steam, clay and unaltered ...

  • Valuing Undrilled Exploration Acreage: CGG and Wood Mackenzie Release EV² Exploration Valuation Platform

    Launched today, the powerful EV2 decision support platform enables oil and gas clients to determine the value of undrilled exploration acreage in the world’s most prospective basins. Combining the geological expertise of CGG Robertson with the commercial insight of Wood Mackenzie, EV2 represents an industry first in terms of coupling a flexible valuation tool with a rigorous and ...


    By CGG

  • AERMOD View Version 9.2 Released!

    On October 12, 2016, Lakes Environmental released AERMOD View Version 9.2. This release includes the following updates: New Tile Maps Server: Implementation of a new mapping system "Lakes Satellite". This feature is only available to users with a current paid ...


    By Lakes Environmental Software

  • Modeling Tip: Importing a Map Image File into BREEZE AERMOD or 3D Analyst

    Imported maps can be very helpful when setting up a model scenario and analyzing the results. They can be used as a QA/QC method for ensuring that model objects are in the correct locations and they can also help better visualize results graphically. Although a map file is not required, BREEZE AERMOD and BREEZE 3D ...

  • New technology for remotely mapping beaches

    Science and industry will now be able to map beaches and sandbanks without getting any feet wet. This follows three years of collaborative research resulting in a new commercial licence between National Oceanography Centre (NOC) and Marlan Maritime Technologies to sell new coastal mapping technology. The depth and pattern of sediment on the floor of the intertidal zones changes daily, yet ...

  • BSRIA launches Indoor Air Quality topic guide

    BSRIA is delighted to announce the release of its new topic guide on the subject of ‘indoor air quality’ (IAQ) which is available to download free from its website. The BSRIA Topic Guides are designed to be an ‘at a glance publication’ introducing readers to key industry topics and suggesting further reading. The guide is aimed at those looking for introductory information ...


    By Camfil Ltd

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