A GIS is designed to manipulate, analyze, capture, store, manage, and present all types of geographical information. It has become the common application to analyze spatial information regarding climate change. The nature of the geographical system implies that spatial data analysis will occur using this system.
GIS Role in NOAA Weather Data Portal Key to Designation
Things are heating up, there’s no doubt about that. In fact, according to statistics, 2015 was the warmest year ever on record! This from the New York Times, “It will take a few more years to know for certain, but the back-to-back records of 2014 and 2015 may have put the world back onto a […]
The Climate Corporation Announces Multiple Data Connectivity Agreements, Making the Climate FieldView™ Platform the Most Broadly Connected in the Industry – New Agreements Connect The Climate FieldView Platform To Agronomic, Retailer And Equipment Software Systems, Helping Farmers Get The Most From Their Field Data
Redlands, California—February 12, 2015—Weather mapping goes beyond what’s broadcast on the evening news. The new book Mapping and Modeling Weather and Climate with GIS, from Esri Press, describes how geographic information system (GIS) technology can be coupled with atmospheric and climate sciences data to do research.
The National Climatic Data Center (NCDC) is the Nation’s Scorekeeper in terms of addressing severe weather and climate events in their historical perspective. As part of its responsibility of monitoring and assessing the climate, NCDC tracks and evaluates climate events in the U.S. and globally that have great economic and societal impacts.
NOAA establishes ‘tipping points’ for sea level rise related flooding
Stamford, Conn. – Dec. 4, 2014 – AmeriCares emergency response experts in the Philippines and the U.S. are preparing to respond to Super Typhoon Hagupit as it barrels toward the disaster-prone nation. The storm – which has the potential to be a Category 5 storm when it makes landfall on Saturday local time in the Philippines […]
The U.S. Geological Survey announced today that improved global topographic (elevation) data are now publicly available for North and South America, Pacific Islands, and northern Europe. Similar data for most of Africa were previously released by USGS in September.
Cutting-edge mapping technology is the solution for managing global efforts to protect endangered wildlife and habitats – including Australia’s Great Barrier Reef – according to a visiting international natural resources and conservation specialist.