environmental data statistics News

  • Spatial Statistics 2015 Conference

    Spatial Statistics will soon start in Avignon, France, from the 9-12 June 2015 under the theme "Emerging Patterns". Spatial statistics is a rapidly developing field involving the quantitative analysis of spatial data and the statistical modelling of spatial variability and uncertainty. Applications of spatial statistics are for a broad range of environmental disciplines such as agriculture, ...


    By Geovariances

  • Ecotech captures quake statistics

    Ecotech captured unique details of the earthquake which struck Victoria at 8.53pm last night at one of their live blast monitoring sites. After a magnitude 5.3 quake shook Gippsland and many parts of Victoria, there were 60 aftershocks, making it the largest quake in the state in over 100 years. “We recorded a maximum vibration of 6.69mm/sec for the main quake and also recorded several ...


    By Ecotech Pty Ltd

  • Research and Markets: Statistics for Censored Environmental Data Using Minitab and R, 2nd Edition

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7wwjf7/statistics_for_cen) has announced the addition of John Wiley and Sons Ltd's new book "Statistics for Censored Environmental Data Using Minitab and R, 2nd Edition" to their offering. Statistical Methods for Censored ...


  • Statistics on EU land use and land cover published

    The European Union's statistical office Eurostat have published the results of a large scale land survey showing the land use of 23 EU member states.  The Land Use/Cover Area frame Survey (LUCAS), conducted in 2009, records the physical cover of the land and its visible socio-economic use. It is the largest dataset of its kind in Europe and provides harmonised and comparable data across ...


    By Environmental Protection UK

  • G9 publishes new HSE statistics for offshore wind sector

    The second annual incident data report for the offshore wind sector provides the latest statistics on reported incidents in 2014. The overall Lost Time Injury Frequency (LTIF) shows a decrease of 34% compared to the previous year, while the Total Recordable Injury Rate (TRIR) has increased by 3%. This report is published by the G9 Offshore Wind Health and Safety Association (G9) and supported by ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • FlowWorks Launches in Cincinnati - Helps Manage Environmental Data for the Municipality

    The City of Cincinnati is the latest municipality to join FlowWorks.  Beginning immediately, the city is moving its environmental monitoring data onto the FlowWorks web platform where it can be securely stored, edited, analyzed and turned into actionable information. In the fall of 2010, ADS Environmental Services, a flow monitoring company, was bidding for services ...


    By FlowWorks Inc.

  • Waste’s environmental impacts measured with new method, but better data needed

    Life-cycle indicators to monitor selected waste streams’ impacts on the environment have been developed by the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC). These are presented in a recent study which describes a method for analysing waste’s impacts using these indicators. The study also reveals the need for better statistics and more detailed categorisation of waste ...

  • New ESlog borelog presentation software: Environmental Data Management

    Production of bore logs has traditionally been through desktop database applications, such as gINT and WinLog, or for many people, Excel! EScIS has recognized the need for an alternative to the current options, focusing on being: Simple, fast and intuitive to use Simple integration with database systems (ESdat and/or pLog) Web/Server based ...

  • Locus introduces environmental data management system for nuclear facilities

    Locus Technologies (Locus), the industry leader in web-based environmental software, announced today that it has expanded its flagship product EIM to include a module for nuclear facilities information management and reporting. Nearly all of the activities associated with water and soil protection at nuclear power plants and other nuclear facilities, including the assessment of site ...


    By Locus Technologies

  • ERI Chairman Calls Latest United Nations University Report on Nation-by-Nation Electronic Waste Dumping Statistics an “Urgent Wake Up Call”

    Citing a recently reported list of nations that lead the world in “e-waste dumping,” John Shegerian, Chairman and CEO of Electronic Recyclers ...

  • Environmental Standards Updates

    The following environmental standards have recently been updated and are now available for ESdat on the Environmental Standards page. ADWG 2015 The new update to the Australian Drinking Water Guidelines is compiled for ESdatSA Waste Derived Fill Standard - 2013(update from 2010) now available for ESdat Desktop & ESdat OnlineThe current SA ...

  • Analysing air quality monitoring data for Hackney, London

    The CERC consultancy team compiled annual monitoring data statistics for nitrogen dioxide (NO2) diffusion tube and continuous monitoring as part of the London Borough of Hackney's yearly report to the Greater London Authority. The work involved the preparation of tables and graphs ...

  • Environmental noise in colour

    Casella CEL, the UK's specialist provider of environmental monitoring solutions has developed an all-new model in its CEL-600 Series of digital sound level meters. The Casella CEL-621 represents the smallest 1/3rd octave-band noise analyser in the world and includes statistical (Ln%) values making it the perfect tool for short-term, hand-held, environmental noise assessments.  Casella CEL is ...


    By Casella

  • Groundwater data management subject of NGWA Webinar

    The National Ground Water Association is offering the Webinar, “Life Cycle of Groundwater Data: From Field to Lab to Electronic Data Deliverable to Report,” on February 16 at 1 p.m. ET.   The Webinar will be presented by Peter de Haven, PE, and Jamey Rosen, PG, Geosyntec Consultants.   Robust data management is central to the success of most environmental projects. ...

  • Transforming `environmental compliance` into business opportunities

    The one-person, basement dwelling corporate environmental department may soon be heading to a corner office - with a staff. Environmental compliance is often looked upon as a burden for many companies. Environmental compliance programs were seen as sales busters and progress impeders. Maintaining environmental standards was an expensive proposition running contrary to business operations ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Global geospatial group to promote equitable data access

    A high-level global group promoting geospatial information could help developing countries gain better access to data to help tackle issues such as climate change, conservation and ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • World Development Indicators 2010 data now available

    The World Development Indicators (WDI) 2010, released today, gives a statistical progress toward achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). The WDI database, launched along with the World Bank's Open Data initiative to provide free data to all users, includes more than 900 indicators documenting the state of all the world's economies. The WDI covers education, health, poverty, ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • The Arab world: `Scarce data in a water-scarce region`

    Data-sharing is part of the answer to problems arising from the Arab region’s most serious challenge, water. Water is potentially a matter of conflict and death as well as life in the Arab region, which is why it is such a sensitive subject — on the ground and in negotiations for United Nations conferences such as the Eye on Earth Summit in Abu Dhabi (12-16 December) and ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Tackling the data gaps that could scupper the green economy

    Yojana Sharma analyses the work of a four-day meeting on access to data and information that will feed into next year’s Rio+20 conference on sustainable development. The information is out there. The data that would enable sound decisions on the environment and sustainable development exists in databases, repositories and desk drawers. Yet often it is not tapped, scientifically ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Country-specific climate vulnerability data now online

    Data from a climate vulnerability monitor for 184 nations are now available via an interactive online portal, making them more accessible to researchers, academics and policymakers worldwide. The data are based on the Climate Vulnerability Monitor report, first released at the UN climate ...


    By SciDev.Net

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