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  • ESIP 2019 Summer Meeting Attracts Top Science and Technology Leaders to Collaborate on How to Put Earth Science Data to Work

    Earth Science Information Partners (ESIP), the global Earth science data community and platform for more than 20 years, recently hosted its 2019 Summer Meeting in ...


    By Siemens AG

  • Actor Jaden Smith Focuses On Earth Science in a New NASA PSA

     Jaden Smith, star of Columbia Pictures' movie "After Earth," is featured in a new NASA public service announcement that describes the contributions of the agency's Earth science program to environmental awareness and exploration of our home planet. The public service announcement features imagery from "After Earth" as ...

  • ESA calls for ideas for climate change experiments from ISS

    ESA is looking for ideas to use the International Space Station as a platform to conduct research into global climate change. The International Space Station (ISS) is a manned orbital platform with a permanent crew of six. Its assembly will be completed next year, providing a multipurpose research facility in low orbit until 2015 and possibly beyond. Europe’s scientific community is already using ...


    By European Space Agency (ESA)

  • ESA launches programme in support of Earth observation science

    Since the advent of Earth observation from space, satellite missions have become central to monitoring and learning about how the Earth works, resulting in significant progress in a broad range of scientific areas. In the mid-1990s, ESA set up its Living Planet Programme and established a new approach to satellite observations for Earth science by working in close cooperation with the scientific ...


    By European Space Agency (ESA)

  • NASA Awards Cooperative Agreement To University of Maryland

     NASA has awarded a cooperative funding agreement to the University of Maryland College Park, College Park, Md., to continue collaborative research in the field of earth systems science. This $36,334,811 million, five-year agreement funds an already established partnership between NASA's Earth Sciences Division ...

  • Emily Paget of the EI Group becomes Certified Environmental Scientist

    The EI Group, Inc. (EI) is pleased to announce that Project Manager, Emily Paget, became a Certified Environmental Scientist this week. Ms. Paget passed the National Registry of Environmental Professionals (NREP) CES exam, which establishes a person's understanding of the basic principles of environmental science, including: chemistry, physics, earth science, biology, meteorology, zoology and ...


    By The EI Group, Inc.

  • Solving Climate Change next week in Hong Kong! Meet us there and see how Gasmet contributes

    The 6th International Conference on Earth Science & Climate Change 2017 will be held in Hong Kong on September 18-19, 2017. The conference covers several topics such as Meteorology, Climate Change and Extreme Weather, Global Warming and Environmental Change and Technologies and Applications of Earth Science, bringing together Professors, Scientists, Professional delegates, ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • ‘Earth on the edge’ – Melbourne 2011

    “Thousands of scientists will meet in Melbourne in mid-2011 to discuss the state of the Earth,” according to CSIRO’s Dr Tom Beer, the first Australian to be elected President of the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG). “Scientists from around the world working on issues of sustainability will exchange information at the IUGG General Assembly,” Dr Beer said. “They will discuss ...

  • India to set up greenhouse gas emissions research centre

    The Indian Government has proposed to set up a research centre for gas emissions. Initially it will remain as a part of Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM), Pune which is an autonomous institution under the Ministry of Earth Sciences. The centre will study the science aspects of climate change. India, with 16% of the world population, currently  contributes to approximately 4% ...


    By Indian Government

  • New report puts earth science to the fore

    Ten questions driving the geological and planetary sciences have been identified in a new report by the National Research Council.  Aimed at reflecting the major scientific issues facing earth science at the start of the 21st century, the questions represent where the field stands, how it arrived at this point, and where it may be headed. 'With all the advancements over the last 20 years, ...

  • ESA to call for ideas for climate change studies from ISS

    ESA will soon start looking for ideas to use the International Space Station as a platform to conduct research into global climate change. The International Space Station (ISS) is a permanently manned orbital platform with a permanent crew of six. Its assembly will be completed next year, providing a multipurpose research facility in low orbit until 2015 and possibly beyond. Europe’s scientific ...


    By European Space Agency (ESA)

  • Ethiopia`s climate 27 million years ago had higher rainfall, warmer soil

    Thirty million years ago, before Ethiopia's mountainous highlands split and the Great Rift Valley formed, the tropical zone had warmer soil temperatures, higher rainfall and different atmospheric circulation patterns than it does today, according to new research of fossil soils found in the central African nation. Neil J. Tabor, associate professor of Earth Sciences at SMU and an expert in ...


    By ScienceDaily

  • Geonics EM34 Conductivity Meter Range Sale

    Geomatrix Earth Science Ltd is pleased to announce that Geonics Ltd is offering a 10% discount off the EM34 conductivity meter range until the 13th of February 2015.  ...


    By Geomatrix Earth Science Ltd

  • Computational Ocean Sciences – Assistant Professor

    The Department of Ocean, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences at Old Dominion University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position beginning fall 2017. We seek candidates with research interests in marine ecosystems, oceanographic biogeochemical processes, and climate change. The successful candidate will have a computational focus, preferably taking advantage of the increasing ...

  • New Website Launch for Imgeospatial

    The unveiling of our new online home has been timed to correspond with a period of growth for our award-winning brand, having recently confirmed a clutch of new deals, new funding and team expansion.  The site is the new digital space for engagement and interaction with our clients, partners and prospects in multiple industries, internationally.  It outlines ourunique vision and ...


    By IMG AI Ltd.

  • McMaster receives $2.2-million for oil sands research

    Researchers at McMaster University have received nearly $2.2-million to examine important environmental processes in Alberta's oil sands, which could help speed up the land reclamation process for one of Canada's largest oil companies. The project team, led by Lesley Warren, a professor in the School of Geography & Earth Sciences at McMaster, was recruited by Syncrude Canada Ltd. to ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Teacher Dominick DeRosa from Kansas City, Kan., to Receive Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators

    Dominick DeRosa, a teacher from F.L. Schlagle High School in Kansas City, Kan., has been named the recipient of a 2013 Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators, EPA Region 7 announced today. The Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators recognizes outstanding kindergarten through grade 12 teachers who employ innovative approaches to environmental education and use ...

  • Bringing space technology to Australian mining

    The link between space exploration and mining has a long history, dating back to NASA's original Apollo missions. For instance, technologies used in space navigation have been successfully transferred to provide solutions for mining navigation. A good example is CSIRO's longwall shearer automation which was developed from early space industry technologies and is now being used in underground coal ...

  • EPA Funds New Center to Study Children’s Health

    Washington, D.C. – EPA awarded Duke University nearly $8 million to support a 5-year study intended to improve public health. The new center at Duke University will be the first in the American South to study how social, environmental and genetic factors contribute to the recent rise in premature births and low birth weight. This grant is the largest in EPA’s history for a children’s research ...

  • Regional competitions begin for the 22nd annual national science bowl

    U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced today that the regional competitions of the 22nd Annual U.S. Department of Energy National Science Bowl will kickoff tomorrow, Saturday, January 21. Thousands of middle and high school students from across the country will face off against one another on a range of science disciplines including biology, chemistry, earth science, physics and astronomy, as ...


    By US Department of Energy

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