» Towards a digital twin of infrastructure: on the cusp of efficient reality capture of underground utilities
17/07/18 17:21 from Between the Poles
Public safety is at risk whenever the location of underground infrastructure is unknown or inaccurately known. For example, in Belgium workers on a construction project rupture a high pressure gas line they did not know was in the vicini...

» Reconnecting Asia
12/07/18 10:20 from Google Maps Mania

» Mapping climate corridors
11/07/18 22:27 from Geography News -- ScienceDaily
The corridors of land vital for many wildlife species in the face of climate change often are unprotected. Now, a recent study has tracked these shifting North American habitats.

» Visualizing Street Orientation
11/07/18 18:30 from Google Maps Mania

» Eradicate rats to bolster coral reefs
11/07/18 17:12 from Geography News -- ScienceDaily
New research has confirmed that invasive rats decimate seabird populations, with previously unrecognized consequences for the extensive coral reefs that encircle and protect these islands. Invasive predators such as rats -- which feed on...

» Texans are the Worst Drivers in America
11/07/18 16:30 from Google Maps Mania

» Random States of America
10/07/18 18:56 from Google Maps Mania

» Strategy for 'No-Mining Zones' in the Deep Sea
10/07/18 17:13 from Geography News -- ScienceDaily
An international team of researchers has developed a comprehensive set of criteria to help the International Seabed Authority (ISA) protect local biodiversity from deep-sea mining activities. These guidelines should help identify areas o...

» How Accurate are Bing's Building Footprints?
10/07/18 16:30 from Google Maps Mania

» Livestock feed accurately predicts toxic chemicals in food
10/07/18 16:28 from Geography News -- ScienceDaily
Scientists have tracked the presence of a class of synthetic flame retardants called polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs), which were once a popular additive to increase fire resistance in consumer products such as electronics, textile...

» Asian residents are exposed to 9 times more air pollution than Americans or Europeans
10/07/18 16:28 from Geography News -- ScienceDaily
Asian car drivers are exposed to nine times more pollution than their European and American counterparts, a comprehensive study has found.

» Strengthening west winds close to Antarctica previously led to massive outgassing of carbon
10/07/18 14:16 from Geography News -- ScienceDaily
A new explanation for the Heinrich 1 event, where temperatures over Antarctica rose 5C in less than a century, suggests strengthening westerlies around the Antarctic led to a substantial increase in atmospheric carbon. Today, human-cause...

» Dust carried by rainwater across Texas: Study sheds light on composition
10/07/18 00:29 from Geography News -- ScienceDaily
Across the US Southwest, severe drought and land?use change are projected to increase in the future, contributing to more frequent and intense dust storms and eventually dry dust fallout and dust washout from the atmosphere with rain. Ho...

» Oxygen levels on early Earth rose, fell several times before great oxidation even
09/07/18 20:15 from Geography News -- ScienceDaily
Earth's oxygen levels rose and fell more than once hundreds of millions of years before the planetwide success of the Great Oxidation Event about 2.4 billion years ago, new research shows.

» Scientists discover the world's oldest colors
09/07/18 19:27 from Geography News -- ScienceDaily
Scientists have discovered the oldest colors in the geological record, 1.1-billion-year-old bright pink pigments extracted from rocks deep beneath the Sahara desert in Africa.

» Link between river outflow and coastal sea level
09/07/18 19:27 from Geography News -- ScienceDaily
Sea levels in coastal areas can be affected by a number of factors: tides, winds, waves, and even barometric pressure all play a role in the ebb and flow of the ocean. For the first time, however, a new study has shown that river outflow...

» Why Star Wars Doesn't Work
09/07/18 18:30 from Google Maps Mania

» Size and productivity in one of the world's most complex ecosystems
09/07/18 17:27 from Geography News -- ScienceDaily
Oceanographer uncovers the relationship between size and productivity in one of the world's most complex ecosystems.

» Your Personal Audio Guide to the World
09/07/18 16:30 from Google Maps Mania

» What natural greenhouse gases from wetlands and permafrosts mean for Paris Agreement goals
09/07/18 16:01 from Geography News -- ScienceDaily
Global fossil fuel emissions would have to be reduced by as much as 20 percent more than previous estimates to achieve the Paris Agreement targets, because of natural greenhouse gas emissions from wetlands and permafrost, new research ha...

» Fingerprint of ancient abrupt climate change found in Arctic
09/07/18 15:11 from Geography News -- ScienceDaily
A research team found the fingerprint of a massive flood of fresh water in the western Arctic, thought to be the cause of an ancient cold snap that began around 13,000 years ago.

» Charcoal: Major missing piece in the global carbon cycle
09/07/18 15:11 from Geography News -- ScienceDaily
Most of the carbon resulting from wildfires and fossil fuel combustion is rapidly released into the atmosphere as carbon dioxide. Researchers have now shown that the leftover residue, so-called black carbon, can age for millennia on land...

» The First Map of Australia
09/07/18 14:30 from Google Maps Mania

» Scientists capture breaking of glacier in Greenland
09/07/18 14:11 from Geography News -- ScienceDaily
A team of scientists has captured on video a four-mile iceberg breaking away from a glacier in eastern Greenland, an event that points to one of the forces behind global sea-level rise.

» Birds eat 400 to 500 million tons of insects annually
09/07/18 14:08 from Geography News -- ScienceDaily
Birds around the world eat 400 to 500 million metric tons of beetles, flies, ants, moths, aphids, grasshoppers, crickets and other anthropods per year. The research highlights the important role birds play in keeping plant-eating insect ...

» 120 Million Buildings in the USA
06/07/18 18:30 from Google Maps Mania

» Call for participation to develop model for sharing location of underground infrastructure
06/07/18 17:21 from Between the Poles
Public safety is at risk whenever underground excavation occurs. For example, when a gas line penetrates sewer lines during trenchless horizontal drilling, there is a risk of explosion when a sewer line subsequently backs up and an attem...

» Mapping Edmonton's Growth
06/07/18 16:30 from Google Maps Mania

» Deforestation in the Colombian Amazon
05/07/18 18:30 from Google Maps Mania

» The Global Climate Impact of Electricity
05/07/18 16:30 from Google Maps Mania

» What does global climate have to do with erosion rates?
05/07/18 15:40 from Geography News -- ScienceDaily
Geoscientists have been intrigued by a potential link between erosion rates at the Earth's surface and changes in global climate. A new study now calls into question this link. A team of researchers re-examined 30 locations with reported...

» Improving seabird conservation in Patagonian ecosystems
05/07/18 15:00 from Geography News -- ScienceDaily
Preserving a 300,000 square km area in Patagonian waters could improve the conservation of 20 percent of the population of sea birds in their natural habitat.

» Global warming may be twice what climate models predict
05/07/18 15:00 from Geography News -- ScienceDaily
Future global warming may eventually be twice as warm as projected by climate models under business-as-usual scenarios and even if the world meets the 2°C target sea levels may rise six meters or more, according to an international team ...

» Upper and lower plate controls on the 2011 Tohoku-oki earthquake
05/07/18 14:04 from Geography News -- ScienceDaily
Researchers have been studying the great Tohoku-oki earthquake which occurred on March 11, 2011, to the east of Japan's Honshu Island.

» A bird's eye view of the Arctic
05/07/18 14:04 from Geography News -- ScienceDaily
Drones and other unmanned technologies can cost-effectively collect weather data in harsh or remote environments and contribute to better weather and climate models, according to a new study.

» Oxygen loss in the coastal Baltic Sea is 'unprecedentedly severe'
05/07/18 12:42 from Geography News -- ScienceDaily
The Baltic Sea is home to some of the world's largest dead zones, areas of oxygen-starved waters where most marine animals can't survive. But while parts of this sea have long suffered from low oxygen levels, a new study shows that oxyge...

» Dutch portal sharing information about subsurface goes live
04/07/18 18:06 from Between the Poles
Increasing urbanization throughout the world challenges the sustainable development and resilience of cities. To address this challenge cities, regions and nations are developing digital twins of their infrastructure. However, the import...

» Frigid polar oceans, not balmy coral reefs, are species-formation hot spots
04/07/18 17:53 from Geography News -- ScienceDaily
Tropical oceans teem with the dazzle and flash of colorful reef fishes and contain far more species than the cold ocean waters found at high latitudes. This well-known 'latitudinal diversity gradient' is one of the most famous patterns i...

» Mapping England's New Houses
04/07/18 10:28 from Google Maps Mania

» Rising sea levels could cost the world $14 trillion a year by 2100
03/07/18 23:07 from Geography News -- ScienceDaily
Failure to meet the United Nations' 2ºC warming limits will lead to sea level rise and dire global economic consequences, new research has warned. A study found flooding from rising sea levels could cost $14 trillion worldwide annually b...

» Mexican Election Maps
03/07/18 21:36 from Google Maps Mania

» Southeast Asian forest loss greater than expected, with negative climate implications
03/07/18 17:12 from Geography News -- ScienceDaily
Researchers using satellite imaging have found much greater than expected deforestation since 2000 in the highlands of Southeast Asia, a critically important world ecosystem. The findings are important because they raise questions about ...

» Gio.js - Displaying Data on a 3D Globe
03/07/18 16:30 from Google Maps Mania

» A bright and vibrant future for seismology
03/07/18 15:28 from Geography News -- ScienceDaily
Fiber-optic cables can be used to detect earthquakes and other ground movements. The data cables can also pick up seismic signals from hammer shots, passing cars or wave movements in the ocean.

» Fleet of aerial, surface, and underwater robots maps ocean front
03/07/18 15:00 from Geography News -- ScienceDaily
The research vessel Falkor returns with unprecedented detail of a major open-ocean front mapped with multiple aerial and underwater vehicles in astounding resolution.

» Gulf stream eddies as a source of iron
03/07/18 15:00 from Geography News -- ScienceDaily
Researchers have fortuitously discovered that Gulf Stream eddies are rich in iron, and these eddies transport this essential micronutrient to the iron-poor North Atlantic Gyre. Before this discovery, the typical assumption was that this ...

» Mapping the Enlightenment
03/07/18 14:30 from Google Maps Mania

» The Growth of the Interstate Highway System
02/07/18 18:30 from Google Maps Mania

» Scale is a key ingredient when tracking biodiversity, researchers say
02/07/18 18:29 from Geography News -- ScienceDaily
To fully understand biodiversity and how it is changing, you need to look near, far, and in-between, according to a new study. Researchers studied 50 years of data about nesting birds in North America and tracked biodiversity changes on ...

» Marine mammals most at risk from increased Arctic ship traffic
02/07/18 17:38 from Geography News -- ScienceDaily
The first comprehensive survey of Arctic marine mammal populations' vulnerability to shipping along two main routes finds which face the most risks from heavier traffic in the region.

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