Posts Tagged ‘Big Data’

Data and Knowledge Preservation

Invasive species data and knowledge preservation is vital for future research, and collection methods impact data quality.

PREPping Access to Climate Data

Through the Partnership for Resilience and Preparedness (PREP), a collaboration between public, private, and government sectors, open-source data may change the way the world approaches climate change.

A Connected Ocean (ACO) Conference Planned for October in France

ACO 2016 is planned for Oct. 11-13, 2016, in Brest, France. ACO stands for “A Connected Ocean,” and the conference will focus on new approaches, technologies and challenges in relation to ocean processes. The event is endorsed by the IEEE Oceanic Engineering Society (OES) and the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG). AOC 2016 […]

GEOGLAM: Working Together to Reduce Poverty and Fight Global Hunger

A global effort to make agricultural projections available to anyone with an Internet connection may hold the key to fighting hunger and reducing poverty. On a hot and humid June day in 1943, with World War II still raging in Europe and the Pacific, U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt welcomed delegates from around the world […]

Big Data Flows: Water, Outsourcing, and the Flood of Data

Big Data is booming, and water utilities are beginning to be able to take advantage by leveraging the skills of those who already know how to collect and manage data.