environmental modeling News

  • Spreading the word on environmental models

    Good environmental information is essential for good environmental policy and modelling tools are one of the major providers of this type of data. A new technical report from the European Environment Agency provides an overview of the modelling tools currently available and outlines the possible features of an online inventory. The European Union has highlighted the need for environmental ...

  • EPA launches a collaborative web site for integrated environmental modeling (HQ)

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is launching a new on-line tool for scientific collaboration and knowledge sharing that was built by Purdue University with support from the agency. The Integrated Environmental Modeling Hub (iemHUB) allows environmental researchers to analyze environmental problems and combine environmental models so that a better understanding of the environment can be ...

  • AERMOD-HPCS a high performance version of U.S. EPA`s AERMOD

    HiPERiSM Consulting, LLC, (Durham, North Carolina) has linked with AS1MET Services (Blanco, Texas) to form a joint venture, HiCLAS1, dedicated to bringing High Performance Computing (HPC) capability to Environmental Modeling. The first product offered by HiCLAS1 is AERMOD-HPCS. This is a performance enhanced version of the U.S. EPA’s AERMOD and it is designed to deliver results faster on ...


    By HiPERiSM Consulting, LLC

  • Tacoma teacher and educators association win EPA award and grant for innovative environmental education

    Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is presenting a presidential environmental education award to teacher Ralph Harrison, at the Science and Math Institute of Tacoma, Washington and awarding an environmental education model grant to E3 Washington. EPA is presenting the 2013 Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators to Ralph Harrison and the Science and Math Institute, ...

  • Defra publishes public attitudes research

    Defra has today published a framework to encourage environmentally friendly behaviour among individuals and communities. The report pulls together evidence on public understanding, attitudes and behaviours and draws conclusions on the potential for behaviour change among members of the public. Defra’s environmental segmentation model is also included in the research. It divides the public into ...

  • March and April PSERC Webinars on CERTS Research

    The Power System Engineering Research Center (PSERC) is offering a free, public webinar series based on past and ongoing research coordinated by the Consortium for Electric Reliability Technology Solutions (CERTS) with funding provided by the Department of Energy. The webinars began in January 2014 and will run through April 2014. The topics for March and April are below. Click on the individual ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Office Hours – Spatial Analysis and Decision Assistance (SADA) Interface

    The Spatial Analysis and Decision Assistance (SADA) software was developed in The Institute for Environmental Modeling at the University of Tennessee. SADA incorporates tools from environmental assessment fields into an effective problem solving environment. In this Office Hours session, a member of the EarthSoft team will demonstrate an EQuIS export to SADA. This session will be held at 11am ...


    By EarthSoft, Inc

  • Wolfe Presentation Featured on California Water Website

    A presentation at the 2014 Bay Delta Science Conference by Dr. John Wolfe, LimnoTech Vice President and Manager of our Southern California office, has been featured on Maven’s Notebook, a website dedicated to compiling and reporting news from numerous media and events about the many complex water issues facing the State of California. John’s presentation was titled “Ecosystem ...


    By LimnoTech Inc.

  • EPA Award to Children’s Defense Fund Will Advance Environmental Stewardship on the Big Island

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded an environmental education grant of $200,000 to the Children’s Defense Fund for their “Mauka to Makai” project designed to improve environmental education in their summer learning centers and partner schools on the Big Island. The “Mauka to Makai” (Mountain to Sea) project will incorporate environmental themes ...

  • EPA Awards South Carolina Sea Grant Consortium a $78,564 Environmental Education Model Grant

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency awarded the South Carolina Sea Grant Consortium (SCSGC) with a $78,564 environmental education model grant for their Sowing the Seeds of Estuary Health: Exploring Tidal Creek-Salt Marsh Ecosystems while Raising Awareness project proposal. The proposal intends to increase the stewardship of tidal creek-salt marsh habitats, thereby protecting coastal waters ...

  • Kudos for CSIRO’s supercomputing capability

    One of the world’s leading developers of graphics processing units (GPUs), NVIDIA, announced today that CSIRO has been selected as a member of its international network of high performance computing research centres. GPUs are the computer hardware which lies at the heart of game consoles and, increasingly, supercomputers. CSIRO’s Group Executive, Information Sciences, Dr Alex ...

  • Responsible business 2011

    Responsible Business 2011 is a two-day not-for-profit event. The event consists of the UBM Responsible Partnerships Exhibition and the BITC Responsible Business Convention. The BITC Responsible Business Convention features an unrivalled speaker line-up of over 50 business leaders delivering practical solutions on how to create long-term responsible business models with economic, environmental ...

  • Nuclear regulators to review environmental modelling for radiation safety

    Issues of radiation safety and environmental protection go hand in hand. At the IAEA last week, experts from 40 countries examined the transfer of radionuclides to plant and animal life, to improve how risks are assessed and ultimately reduced. 'All nuclear facilities and uranium mines, in their day-to-day activities, release some amount of radioactive effluents into the environment, transferring ...

  • EPA Awards Alabama Clean Water Partnership an $171,436 Environmental Education Model Grant

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency awarded the Alabama Clean Water Partnership with an $171,436 environmental education model grant for their Eco-Action-Waters to the Sea project proposal. The proposal intends to use computer kiosks featuring highly interactive modules to introduce a watershed –based perspective that connects upstream land uses with their impacts on downstream and ...

  • EC Publishes Final Report of Nanocomput Project

    In July 2017, the European Commission’s (EC) Joint Research Center (JRC) published a report entitled Evaluation of the availability and applicability of computational approaches in the safety assessment of nanomaterials: Final report of the Nanocomput project. The main aims of the Nanocomput Project were to review and assess the current status of computational methods that are potentially ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Applications Now Open for Start-up Eco-enterprises to Win Top Award

    Enterprises that incorporate social and environmental benefits in their business model can apply from today for the 2015 SEED Awards. Winners receive a monetary award of US $5000 at a high-level International Awards Ceremony, in addition to capacity building support and opportunities to link to other eco-enterprises and the SEED Partners and network. The 2015 Awards will focus on start-up ...

  • EPA Seeks Nominations for Annual Environmental Quality Awards

    Each year, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency honors businesses, individuals, governments and organizations that have contributed significantly to improving the environment and protecting public health in New Jersey, New York, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and eight federally recognized Indian Nations over the past year. EPA is now seeking nominations for this annual award. Winners ...

  • EPA awards $240,000 to the Cherokee nation of Oklahoma (OK)

    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $240,000 to the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma. The Tribe will use the funds to conduct its annual Inter-Tribal Environmental Council (ITEC) conference, assist five tribes in the development of customized tribal water quality data templates, maintain quality assurance documents, and present interactive environmental education models to the Tribal ...

  • ICF International Awarded $23 Million Contract with U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

    ICF International (NASDAQ:ICFI), a leading provider of consulting services and technology solutions to government and commercial clients, has been awarded a recompete contract by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to provide technical and outreach support for the Office of Air and Radiation, Clean Air Markets Division (CAMD). The contract has a value of up to $23 million and a term of ...


    By ICF

  • University of New Hampshire Research Project

    The UNH developed finite element computer program Aqua-FE will be applied to StormSafe cage design to predict seakeeping response to ocean waves and current. Fair weather and storm conditions will be modelled for the cage using environmental conditions at the UNH open ocean research ...


    By Storm Safe

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