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  • 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)

  • $31 Billion Municipal Water and Wastewater IIoT Market by 2026

    Municipal water, wastewater treatment and distribution facilities are embracing automation and remote operation and monitoring. The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) empowered by the Industrial Internet of Wisdom (IIoW) will have a $15 billion impact on the market by 2026 and will divert another $16 billion through different market routes. Sales of all flow control and treatment for ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Break up of massive southern Atlantic iceberg

    Envisat has captured the break up of the massive A53A iceberg located just east of the South Georgia Island in the southern Atlantic Ocean.  A huge fissure was spotted running south to north through the berg on 1 March by C-CORE, the Canadian ice-tracking service, while studying satellite images collected from Envisat’s Advanced Synthetic Aperture Radar (ASAR) instrument using the Polar View ...


    By European Space Agency (ESA)

  • Students´ Science Research Projects Contribute to Policy Considerations

    High school students from across the United States explored real policy challenges in a national environmental research contest. Validating the existence and distribution of lunar tidal waves, developing the first spatial ecology model of cape vultures, and establishing the correlation between wildfires and surface ozone were the focal points of the top entries of the 2013 Thacher Environmental ...

  • Mappt - professional environmental mapping app for Android tablets

    Mappt™ the new Android app for mapping and data collection May 1st, 2013 -- Mappt™ is a new game-changing Android app for technical and professional staff who need to record data in the field and then seamlessly integrate it with desktop GIS systems. Mappt will change how spatial information is created, used, edited and shared between the field and the office. ...


    By Scantherma Pty Ltd

  • Sentera Features Crop Health Management Products at InfoAg 2016

    InfoAg Conference 2016 Sentera will display its industry-leading precision agriculture solutions at The InfoAg Conference taking place in St. Louis, Missouri, August 2-4. Ag Drones The Sentera exhibit, located at booth 27, will feature critical crop health management drones, sensors, and ...


    By Sentera, LLC

  • Antarctic ice loss dangerously fast

    New studies show that the Antarctic ice sheet is melting faster than previously anticipated. If this jump is indicative of a trend due to global warming the entire antarctic ecology could be threatened much sooner than expected. In a first-of-its-kind study, an international team led by Eric Rignot of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif., and the University of California, Irvine, ...

  • Tasmanian scientists expand their view of the ocean

    The technology is being provided through the new Tasmanian science node of the Australian Integrated Marine Observing System (IMOS) which is being launched today at CSIRO in Hobart. “The ocean waters and habitats surrounding Tasmania are important to the state’s economic wellbeing, yet are poorly understood,” IMOS Director, Tim Moltmann, said. “This complex environment has ...

  • Remarks by Achim Steiner, UN Under-Secretary General and Executive Director of the UN Environment Programme at the International Symposium on Land Cover Mapping for the African Continent

    Impartial and scientifically credible data is vital to track and to understand the environmental changes sweeping the planet.It underpins much of UNEP's work including our flagship reports such as the Global Environment Outlook series. Distinguished delegates, members of the scientific and UN community, ladies and gentlemen, I have great pleasure in opening this meeting and ...

  • North American Environmental Atlas launches comprehensive land cover map

    A new map in the North American Environmental Atlas depicts North America’s environment as a mosaic of forest, prairies, deserts and cities. Land Cover 2005 provides a harmonized view of North America’s surface and offers a foundation for understanding the physical cover on a continental scale and the environmental issues that relate to it. Based on satellite images from 2005, the new map is the ...

  • KISS - Keep it super simple

    KISS – Keep it super simple 1. Wireless Point to Point (WP2P) Low Power - Digital I/O Our new Low Power Wireless Point to Point has superseded our original and top selling WP2P which is the best wireless alternative ...


    By QTech Data Systems (NZ)

  • Esri`s world topographic map populated with new layers from Farsi GeoTech

    Farsi GeoTech, the oldest and biggest map provider in Saudi Arabia, has contributed feature data to the World Topographic Map through Esri's Community Maps Program. This contribution improves the quality and quantity of coverage for Saudi Arabia in Esri's World Topographic Map, one of several free basemap services Esri provides through ...


    By Esri

  • Low flows initiative to improve river management

    Minister for Climate Change and Water, Senator Penny Wong, has announced $700,000 in research funding to improve knowledge and management of low river flows. Senator Wong made the announcement at Shepparton as part of a tour of the southern part of the Murray-Darling Basin with Parliamentary Secretary for Water, Dr Mike Kelly. “Given the impacts of climate change in southern Australia, ...


    By Australian Government

  • GAF AG to establish a computerized mining title cadastre for Nigeria

    Efficient and reliable management of mining titles with SIGTIM. Munich, June 22, 2007. GAF AG has been awarded a contract to set-up a new computerised and countrywide mining cadastre system for Nigeria. After the successful completion of contract negotiations GAF has started work on-site in June 2007. The project aims to improve governance in the mining sector, through the establishment of a ...


    By GAF AG

  • NPL installation of antenna range in China complete

    Extrapolation ranges provide the high accuracy antenna standards essential for applications such as satellite communications and Earth remote sensing. Since opening a new campus in Changping, north-west Beijing, NIM has been keen to improve their microwave antenna measurement facilities through collaboration with NPL. Over the course of the project, the NPL team made multiple site visits, ...

  • “DirectSense® TAB” Tablet PC based Environmental Test Meter Kits

    GrayWolf introduces new multi-parameter air measurement kits that include 7", 8" or 10" tablet PCs to meet lower cost DirectSense IAQ, TVOC, TOX, HVAC and AIR applications. Use the smaller tablets for portable display of measurements, "snap-shot" data-logs and/or short-term trend logging. Additionally use the 10" tablet for multi-probe and long-term monitoring. All of these tablets come with ...


    By GrayWolf Sensing Solutions

  • The GeoInformation Group celebrates 10 years of innovation and success

    The GeoInformation® Group, publishers of Cities Revealed aerial photography announce today that this year it is celebrating its tenth anniversary. The company was established in April 1998 following a management buy out from Pearson Publishing. Dr Seppe Cassettari and Dr Alun Jones joined forces to become the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director respectively. The company has since grown ...


    By Verisk Analytics

  • Pakistan expands glacier monitoring network

    Pakistan is expanding its glacier monitoring network into the higher Himalayas to better assess climate change impacts  in the upper Indus basin and related flood hazards. The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), Kathmandu, helped the Pakistan Meteorological ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • 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)

  • 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

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