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August 25, 2015

Digital Map of Alaska Seeing Progress

Alaska officials celebrated the progress of a long-standing mission to upgrade a dated and often-erroneous digital map of the state. The new map is being created with interferometric synthetic aperture radar (IfSAR) technology.

August 25, 2015

NASA Satellite Mission to Improve Hurricane Forecasting

Ten years after Hurricane Katrina formed in the Atlantic Ocean, construction of NASA’s next-generation hurricane-observing satellite mission is underway. NASA’s Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System (CYGNSS), a constellation of eight microsatellites, will improve hurricane forecasting by measuring ocean surface winds in and near the eye wall of tropical cyclones, typhoons and hurricanes throughout their lifecycle.

August 25, 2015

Researchers Model Tsunami Hazards on Northwest Coast

Stretching offshore from northern California to British Columbia, the Cascadia subduction zone could slip at any time, causing a powerful earthquake and triggering a tsunami that would impact communities along the coast.

August 25, 2015

Drones Used to Track Wildlife

Researchers at The Australian National University and The University of Sydney developed a radio-tracking drone to locate radio-tagged wildlife.

August 25, 2015

NOAA’s Green Infrastructure Product Suite Helps Communities Reduce Extreme Weather Impacts

August 25, 2015 — As coastal community populations grow and climate change brings more frequent weather extremes, communities are looking for new ways to become more resilient. Green infrastructure is showing a lot of promise. Green infrastructure—natural and nature-based engineered systems that mimic natural processes—positively impact water quality and help protect communities from flooding. Wetlands,

August 24, 2015

Satellites Focus on Rescue and Damage Control Work (China)

BEIJING, August 24, 2015 — China has mobilized at least eight of its satellites to help with search-and-rescue and damage control work after last week’s massive blasts in Tianjin. Estimated Article Reading Time: 1 min. The China Aerospace Science and Technology Corp activated its emergency response mechanism on the morning of Aug 13, several hours

August 20, 2015

UCI, NASA Researchers Find Link Between Amazon Fire Risk, Devastating Hurricanes

Irvine, Calif., August 20, 2015 — Researchers from the University of California, Irvine and NASA have uncovered a remarkably strong link between high wildfire risk in the Amazon basin and the devastating hurricanes that ravage North Atlantic shorelines. The climate scientists’ findings appear in the journal Geophysical Research Letters near the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina’s

August 18, 2015

Maritime Research Center ‘Listening to Seas’

Scientists from the NATO STO Centre for Maritime Research and Experimentation (CMRE) and their partners from nine institutions of five NATO nations (Canada, Italy, Norway, United States and United Kingdom) will collect acoustic, oceanographic and geophysical data using traditional and novel observation methods, such as underwater gliders.

August 18, 2015

Dewberry to Evaluate New LiDAR Technologies for 3DEP

Under its Geospatial Products and Services Contract with the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Dewberry is executing a task order to evaluate two new forms of LiDAR to determine if single-photon LiDAR (SPL) and Geiger-mode LiDAR (GML) can satisfy USGS LiDAR Base Specification version 1.2 for quality level (QL2) LiDAR for use in the USGS 3D Elevation Program (3DEP).

August 18, 2015

Professor Receives Funding for NASA Soil Research

Aaron Berg, a University of Guelph geography professor using a NASA satellite to study global soil-moisture levels, received a $280,000 boost from the Canadian Space Agency.

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