Agreement Empowers United Nations Organization to Use Location Intelligence to Build Sustainable Communities Globally
This year the Virtual Island Summit expects the participation of 10,000 island stakeholders from across the world with topics discussed including post-pandemic economic recovery, tourism, energy, climate change, education, democracy, transport, sustainability and much more – all in relation to the island context. Registration is available for free: www.virtualislandsummit.com The Virtual Island Summit aims to […]
Arctic sea ice melted to record lows
Drought can be a serious game changer for rangeland, wildlife, and wildland fire managers. America’s 662 million acres of public rangelands support wildlife like sage grouse, game species like deer and elk, and support rural communities by providing forage for livestock and places to enjoy the great outdoors.
Maxar collected new satellite August 8th & 9th of the Pine Gulch wildfire burning north of Grand Junction, Colorado. The fire, which has burned nearly 24,000 acres as of mid-day Sunday, is burning in a remote area approximately 18 miles north of Grand Junction in Mesa and Garfield counties.
Fugro has completed a positioning support contract for Bourbon Subsea Services (Bourbon) to help install the three units of the WindFloat Atlantic semi-submersible floating wind farm. Located 20 km from Viana do Castelo on the west coast of Portugal, and in water depths of 100 m, this cutting-edge floating offshore wind farm comprises three 8.4 MW turbines that will have a total installed capacity of 25 MW.
CHRISTCHURCH, NZ, 21 July 2020 – High-growth geoscience software company Seequent is accelerating the development of its cloud-based solution Seequent Central, enabling organisations to continue work on critical, large-scale, earth, environment and renewable energy projects in the COVID-19 impacted environment.
Fugro has begun a four-month marine site characterisation campaign for Swedish energy group Vattenfall at two major offshore wind development sites located over 40 km off the coast of Norfolk, UK. The resulting Geo-data from Fugro’s geotechnical investigations will feed into the ground model for the Norfolk Vanguard and Norfolk Boreas wind farms, which will have a total installed capacity of 3.6 GW, enough to power more than 3.9 million homes.
Glaciers in Norway have retreated by nearly 50 per cent in 100 years, according to research which has won the author an international award.
Observers in the Northern Hemisphere are hoping to catch a glimpse of Comet NEOWISE as it zips through the inner solar system before it speeds away into the depths of space. Discovered on March 27, 2020 by NASA’s Near-Earth Object Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (NEOWISE) mission, Comet NEOWISE is putting on a dazzling display for […]