INTRIGUING IMAGE OF THE WEEK
INDUSTRY INSIGHTS & TRENDS
- Esri Maps NOAA’s National Water Model
Smart-mapping leader Esri today released a beautiful, robust new collection of Web maps that forecast NOAA stream-flow data throughout the continental U.S.
- Firecast Brings Satellite Data to Fire Managers in Remote Areas
Firecast monitors and delivers alerts for active fires, fire risk, and deforestation in the tropics. The project’s web site and mobile application bring NASA satellite data to fire managers in areas that have traditionally relied on ground-based monitoring.
- Peeking Under Greenland’s Ice Sheet
Greenland’s thick ice sheet insulates the bedrock below from the cold temperatures at the surface, so the bottom of the ice often is tens of degrees warmer than at the top.
- Study Maps Hidden Water Pollution in U.S. Coastal Areas
Coastal waters and nearshore groundwater supplies along more than a fifth of coastlines in the contiguous United States are vulnerable to contamination from previously hidden underground transfers of water between the oceans and land.