TIP SHEET: CB17-TPS.63 AUG. 10, 2017 — On Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, all of North America will experience an eclipse of the sun. The solar eclipse path of totality will stretch from Salem, Ore., to Charleston, S.C. In recognition of the eclipse, the U.S. Census Bureau has compiled links to various social, economic and demographic […]
Above-normal season likely with 14 to 19 named storms
DENVER, Colorado, USA, 8 August 2017 – TCarta Marine has made the world’s most dynamic environments easier to monitor and manage with the introduction of its new multi-scale Shoreline Products. Offered in GIS-ready vector format, the Shoreline data sets are derived from satellite imagery and accurately delineate mean sea level for the land-water interface at coastal areas […]
Louisiana has been losing coastal wetlands since at least the 1930s, but the long-term rate of land loss has slowed since its peak in the 1970s, and U.S. Geological Survey scientists have recently found a further slowing since 2010.
At 488m in length, and longer than four football pitches, Shell’s Prelude FLNG facility was always going to represent a formidable challenge even for the skilled tug masters who were charged with towing the facility from the shipyard in South Korea where it was constructed, and delivering it to its final destination, a remote gas […]
A group of seven Utah State University Engineers Without Borders students left for the Puno region of Peru, just north of Lake Titicaca, to work toward eliminating high levels of arsenic found in groundwater.
Aircraft to Provide Wildfire Measurements in Support of FIREX and Fire Weather Forecasting
WMR-532, the joint venture of Woolpert and Optimal Geo, will provide bathymetric and topographic lidar and imagery in support of JALBTCX task orders around the world.
How do you keep track of changing forest cover when nearly a tenth of the world’s forests are located within your borders? It’s a big question in Canada, where forests are a key economic resource.
‘Weak or non-existent’ El Nino is a factor