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  • US Geological Survey develops online map tracking flood conditions

    As expected rains drive flood waters higher along the Mississippi River Valley, USGS crews are in the field collecting data needed to update the flood maps, prepare forecasts, manage the flood and warn communities. This new system is part of the USGS WaterWatch suite of web-based streamflow products and can be accessed at the Map of flood and high flow conditions Web site. 'The water monitoring ...

  • EPA Releases Online Mapping Tool to Help Protect Drinking Water Sources

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today released DWMAPS – the Drinking Water Mapping Application to Protect Source Waters. This robust, online mapping tool provides the public, water system operators, state programs, and federal agencies with critical information to help them safeguard the sources of America’s drinking water. DWMAPS allows users to learn about their watershed ...

  • Pennsylvania Governor Corbett Announces Launch of New Online Mine Map Viewer

     Governor Corbett today announced that the Department of Environmental Protection has launched Pennsylvania Mine Map Atlas, an online underground mine map viewer. Pennsylvania Mine Map Atlas allows residents and stakeholders to see detailed underground mine maps that were once only available in hard copies. "This digital mapping project is a major accomplishment," Governor Corbett said. "DEP ...

  • AgTerra Launches New Mapping Software

    AgTerra Technologies of Sheridan, Wyoming announces the release of MapItFast, new mapping software for Android tablet and smartphone devices. MapItFast allows users to easily map points, lines, and areas (including user labels and descriptions) based upon their current GPS location. Features are placed on background street maps and/or aerial imagery. Pictures from any camera may also be ...


    By Marketwire

  • Support community mapping for climate adaptation

    Improving access to information technology can help communities assess their own vulnerability and boost local planning, says John Waugh. Climate change affects virtually all of the natural systems necessary for human survival. It has implications for water supply, food production, health and physical ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Map oil spill with mobile app

    Trimble has launched Map the Spill, a mobile app and website that empowers Gulf Coast residents and the public to report on the oil spill. Map the Spill allows those directly and indirectly impacted by the spill to capture and chronicle what they see happening to the land, sea and wildlife in their areas. Using rich media and Global Positioning System (GPS) technology, citizens can be part of a ...

  • Renewables go online

    Just in time for Global Wind Day, RWE Innogy is launching a new web application with live production data. Whether you are in the office, at home or on the go – at www.rwe-renewableslive.com, you can access the current production of RWE Innogy’s renewable energy plants* at any time. The new mobile-compatible web app allows the company to provide transparent, minute-by-minute data for ...


    By RWE AG

  • Scenario maps designed to manage possible levee breach

    The people of Muscatine, Iowa, enjoy the beauty and the power of the Mississippi River, but they live in fear of floods. It's only a matter of time before devastating floods, like those in 1993 and 2008 in eastern Iowa and 2011 in western Iowa, strike again, according to experts at the University of Iowa's Stanley Hydraulics Lab and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources. To diminish worries ...


    By Esri

  • AKCP Improves Live Sensor Mapping and Alarm Notifications

    Bangkok, Thailand - AKCP's sensorProbe8Linux has received a major update and now boasts a drastically improved and simplified Notification Wizard, a completely intuitive Graphical Sensor Configuration System and easier to use Mapping Features. The all new Notification Wizard puts our most simple, yet powerful system at your finger tips and completely changes the way you configure the SP8L to ...


    By AKCP Co. Ltd

  • Noise mapping book features Brüel & Kjær expert

    A new book entitled ‘Noise Mapping in the EU: Models and Procedures’ has been published, containing a chapter written by Brüel & Kjær’s Application Specialist Douglas Manvell. It shows how to integrate data with geographical information systems, improve accuracy in model and prediction software - and assess different methods and descriptors for evaluating ...

  • 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 ...

  • Climate Smart Agriculture: Mapping guidance on climate change

    The CEIL PEAKS programme contracted GCAP to produce a report as guidance for DFID country offices on actions needed to address the predicted impacts, both negative and positive, of climate change on agriculture and the potential adaptation measures. Fourteen examples of guidance on agriculture and climate adaptation are reviewed under section headings: Framing Guidance on Adaptation; Scanning ...

  • Web-based Haiti aid map released

    On January 11,  2011, the U.S. Chamber BCLC and InterAction launched the Haiti Aid Map. This online system gives simple, fast and accurate information about who is doing what, where. It has become a valuable tool for NGOs working in Haiti and has helped them to better use resources and not replicate what others are doing. It is also a way that donors and ...


    By 3BL Media

  • Mapping wildlife diseases may help prevent their spread

    Tracking wildlife disease outbreaks around the world is now possible with another online map that shows where threats to the health of wild animals, domestic animals, and people are occurring. The Global Wildlife Disease News Map, developed jointly by the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the U.S. Geological Survey, USGS, was introduced publicly this week.  Updated daily, the map ...

  • Brüel & Kjær launches updated noise mapping software

    Sound and vibration expert, Brüel & Kjær’s latest version of its environmental noise mapping software, Predictor-LimA, is now available to download. The Predictor-LimA Software Suite is a highly advanced system for environmental noise calculation, mapping and analysis. It’s powerful and intuitive, making it the ideal software for experts and non-experts, ...

  • Bruel & Kjaer’s Noise Mapping Software Heads East

    To meet growing demand from Consultants and other Environmental experts in China, Brüel & Kjær’s noise prediction software - Predictor-LimA - is now available in Chinese. Created by Softnoise and distributed by Brüel & Kjær, Predictor-LimA Software Suite provides environmental noise calculation, mapping and analysis. It’s powerful, intuitive and cost ...

  • Bruel & Kjaer launches updated noise mapping software

    Leading sound and vibration expert, Brüel & Kjær has made environmental noise mapping much simpler with a more user friendly version of its Predictor-LimA 7810 software – Version 8.1. This latest version has an improved data handling system, an intuitive Windows®-based graphical user interface - and integrated project organisation options for scenario management and ...

  • ReportsnReports – Fats and Oils: Culinary Trend Mapping Report

    Fats and Oils: Culinary Trend Mapping Report  ReportsnReports.com adds Packaged Facts Market Research Report “Fats and Oils: Culinary Trend Mapping Report’’ to its store. ...


  • Protecting the world`s coral reefs through mapping

    Since 1998, WRI has been using GIS (Geographic Information System) models to develop map-based assessments of threats to the world’s coral reefs. Reefs at Risk Revisited, released in February 2011, is the latest assessment in the series and is based on a nearly three-year study that produced the most highly-detailed global ...

  • Launch of the first online Global Freshwater Biodiversity Atlas

    A new online Atlas of freshwater biodiversity presenting spatial information and species distribution patterns was launched today. The Atlas is an output of BioFresh, an EU-funded project supported by Wetlands International that is putting together the widely dispersed information about life in our rivers and lakes, to better understand, manage and protect our freshwaters for generations to ...


    By Wetlands International

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