environmental data visualisation News

  • Interactive technology empowers Europeans to manage environmental change

    As part of their partnership combining cutting-edge technology and environmental data, Microsoft Corp and the European Environment Agency (EEA) have expanded their Eye On Earth portal. A new application, AirWatch provides information on air quality to more than 500 million people across Europe. For the first time, EEA brings together both measured and modelled data alongside citizens' ...

  • Interactive technology empowers Europeans to manage environmental change

    As part of their partnership combining cutting-edge technology and environmental data, Microsoft Corp and the European Environment Agency (EEA) have expanded their Eye On Earth portal. A new application, AirWatch provides information on air quality to more than 500 million people across Europe. For the first time, EEA brings together both measured and modelled data alongside citizens' ...

  • The world’s most comprehensive portfolio of environmental noise calculation software

    Untitled Document Predictor™ Type 7810 is the most efficient multi-purpose Windows® software package available for calculating environmental noise. It allows you to calculate and ...

  • Web-based screening of air pollution in North Rhine-Westphalia using IMMISluft

    On behalf of the Landesumweltamt (State Environmental Agency) of North Rhine-Westphalia LANUV a web-based screening of air pollution in main roads in North Rhine-Westphalia had been developed by IVU Umwelt. The system enables communities to input data and evaluate results using a standardised and validated software application made available by ...


    By IVU Umwelt GmbH

  • ADMS 5.1 released

    A new version of ADMS 5 (version 5.1) is now available. ADMS 5 simulates a wide range of buoyant and passive releases of pollutants to the atmosphere, either individually or in combination. Applications include planning and permitting, stack height assessment, odour modelling, environmental impact assessments and ...

  • Atmosphere Pollutants: A new version of ADMS 5 (version 5.1) is now available

    ADMS 5 simulates a wide range of buoyant and passive releases of pollutants to the atmosphere, either individually or in combination. Applications include planning and permitting, stack height assessment, odour modelling, environmental impact assessments and safety planning. The new features in ADMS 5.1 include: ...

  • Hitomi the bigeye tuna puts CSIRO research on radar

    Want to know where Mirella the gold spot trevally or Nero the spangled emperor hang out? Or how about where Hitomi the bigeye tuna, Papa the whale shark, and Galileo the tiger shark patrolled the southern oceans? As part of World Oceans Day, CSIRO is taking its ocean research to the public with Ocean Tracks, a science-meets-game engine website that displays the paths swum by tagged ...

  • Urban water design winners

    Joseph Bergen and Nicki Huang (students at the Harvard Graduate School of Design) earned top honours in the Urban Water Design Challenge, sponsored by Circle of Blue and Visualizing.org for their interactive water footprint graphic. The winners were announced on 22nd March, the eighteenth annual World Water Day. The winning graphic ‘What is Your Water ...


  • Predictor™ 7810 version 6.1 from Bruel & Kjaer now released

    Predictor™ is the most efficient multi-purpose Windows® software package available for calculatingenvironmental noise. It allows you to calculate and analyze noise from various noise sources. With its state of the art calculation power, Predictor™ can be used for all applications ranging from small-scale impact assessments to mapping of large agglomerations. What’s New?Look forward to an ...

  • Norfolk broads flood defences bolstered by GeoPDF

    The Broadland Flood Alleviation Scheme is a long-term project to provide a range of flood defence improvements, maintenance and emergency response services within the tidal areas of the rivers Yare, Bure and Waveney. Broadland Environmental Services Ltd (BESL), a joint-venture between Halcrow and BAM Nuttall Ltd., was chosen by the Environment Agency to undertake this 20 year public private ...


  • New Eye on Earth global mapping and information service now live

    A new global web service allowing users to create maps and visualise data on environmental issues is now live. The new Eye on Earth global public information service brings together vast amounts of data about the environment in a powerful, visual format. The online service has been developed jointly by the ...

  • Noise levels across Europe now mapped by new EEA application

    European citizens will soon be able to access and upload data on noise levels in their area, thanks to a new application on the Eye on Earth online map service. The European Environment Agency (EEA) has developed NoiseWatch to help the many millions of people across the EU exposed to damaging levels of noise. Noise levels can drastically affect quality of life. High levels of noise can cause ...

  • ADMS 5.2 and the new ADMS-Screen

    The latest version of ADMS 5 is now available for download. Alongside this we have also completely updated ADMS-Screen. ADMS 5 simulates a wide range of buoyant and passive releases of pollutants to the atmosphere. Applications include planning and permitting, stack height assessment, odour modelling, ...

  • NILU knowledge to Poland

    NILU has started two projects in cooperation with the Polish Chief Inspectorate of Environmental Protection. The projects give NILU the opportunity to disseminate experiences on air quality measurement and assessment to Poland to contribute to the improvement of air quality in Europe. Project 1: “Strengthening the Air Quality Assessment System in Poland Based on Norwegian ...

  • ADMS-Urban & ADMS-Roads 4.1 released

    The latest versions of ADMS-Urban and ADMS-Roads are now available for download. ADMS-Urban & ADMS-Roads are comprehensive tools for investigating air pollution taking account of complex urban morphology including street canyons and road tunnels. ADMS-Roads is designed primarily for networks of roads that may be in combination with industrial sites, for instance small ...

  • Cloud-based flood risk learning tool engages multiple stakeholders

    A pilot cloud-based learning platform that brings together multiple datasets, models and visualisation tools has been developed with the engagement of numerous stakeholders throughout the design process. This tool could lead to informed decisions about flood risk at the local level. These types of tools and frameworks are effective ways of facilitating better decision making. Europe is currently ...

  • KONGSBERG`s Guildford offices become second ever to receive Carbon Trust`s Low Carbon Workplace Standard

    KONGSBERG’s offices in Guildford, Surrey has become the second recipient of the Carbon Trust’s Low Carbon Workplace Standard. KONGSBERG was awarded the Standard in recognition of the successful ongoing energy efficient ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • New laser lab on wheels to reduce emissions

    The Environmental Measurement Group and the Centre for Carbon Measurement at the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) have launched a new mobile laboratory to detect and measure emissions that are harmful to the environment. The DIAL (Differential Absorption Lidar) facility is a sophisticated laser-based system that provides rapid, accurate measurements of airborne emissions. It is a completely ...

  • Pacific island ecosystem to be captured in online model

    The entire ecosystem of Mo’orea, a volcanic island in French Polynesia, will be captured in a computer model that seeks to understand how climate change and human activities affect the local ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Brazil pushes for global information convention

    The issue of access to information could determine the success or otherwise of next year’s UN conference on sustainable development, Rio+20, a member of Brazil’s national preparatory committee told the Eye on Earth Summit which opened in Abu Dhabi on Monday (12 December). "Eye on Earth is an outcome of Rio, Rio will be an outcome of Eye on Earth because information is the key issue," ...


    By SciDev.Net

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