The Ground Water Investigation Program at the Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology seeks to provide answers to communities about the status of local groundwater. This article was updated on March 1st, 2016. As in many western states, officials in Montana have long been concerned with water. Montana’s landmass is the size of Japan, and the hydrogeology of the state … Read More
Data to Decisions: GEO Value Plans Workshop for 2016
GEO Value seeks to build a case-based framework for transforming data to action at its March 2016 workshop.
GEO Helps Launch Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data
Global data collaboration has long been a driving goal of the Group on Earth Observations. The recent launch of the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data promises to help forward that goal.
New Global Ocean Acidification Observing Network Brings Multi-National Approach
Here, we describe major elements of the Global Ocean Acidification Observing Network (GOA-ON) Requirements and Governance Plan.
3D Visualizations for a Three-Dimensional World
Using technologically advancing GIS data for public decision making/policy.
STEP M: Space to Effectively Prepare for Migration
Countries can follow STEP M in parallel, which will provide advice on how to obtain, integrate and operate space data within their adaptation plan for climate change and possible migration. Introduction Climate change will increasingly impact the Earth’s natural environment in many ways, such as more frequent natural disasters, heat waves, melting polar ice, and rising sea levels. Many of … Read More
Science, Science Everywhere, Nor Any Drop to Drink: Three Solutions for an Outdated System
Scientific research should be primarily driven by the need to serve society. This article focuses on water as an example, although the solutions proposed could apply to many other fields.
Putting the ‘Justice’ in GIS: Supporting Communities using EPA Citizen Science Tools
In response to community requests for citizen science tools, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has developed a toolkit of Geographic Information System mapping tools to support communities with environmental justice concerns. The agency is currently developing the Community Focused Exposure Risk Screening Tool (C-FERST) to bridge the gap between underserved communities and the best available science.
Live from the American Geophysical Union’s 2014 Fall Meeting
Live coverage of the AGU Fall meeting
GEO XI Takes the Pulse of the Planet
Coverage of the GEO XI in Geneva, Nov. 12-14, 2014.
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