– Using tiny waterproof cameras, researchers have caught a glimpse of beaver’s home life.
– State officials have announced a plan curb emissions in the state by 25% below 1990 levels over the next decade.
– Research coming from South Carolina in the United States shows that the breeding cycles of amphibians are being affected by climate change.
– From the massive Haiti earthquake to a bevy of explosive volcano eruptions, 2010 saw its share of natural disasters across the planet.
– The north magnetic pole is the point on Earth where the planet’s magnetic field points straight down into the ground.
– A slideshow highlighting the top 10 worst energy disasters of the year.
– Could Agropolis – a grocery store, restaurant, and farm rolled together – be the future of urban food production?
– There are outstanding issues in the coming year that deserve increased attention in terms of global outer space activities.
This article outlines on-going activities involving Canadian RADARSAT as well as other EO satellite data acquisitions to-date over selected Caribbean sites in British Virgin Islands (BVI), Grenada, Jamaica and St. Lucia that are engaged in coastal disaster management and emergency response. It highlights some image maps and information products that were produced as part of several trials during the 2010 hurricane season. From this trial phase, the participants expect constructive feedback and further improvements, particularly with regard to operational usefulness of detailed EO satellite data.
– The Times delves into what exactly happened that fateful day in the Gulf.