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February 7, 2014
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Gletscher und Gebirge in 3D: DLR-Spezialkamera fliegt erstmals über dem Himalaya

Im Himalaya verlieren immer wieder dutzende Nepalesen ihr Leben bei Hangrutschungen und Spontanüberflutungen. Es wurden bereits ganze Dörfer und auch Infrastruktur wie Brücken und Straßen weggespült. Satelliten liefern bisher die Bilder dieser entlegenen Regionen. Im Rahmen einer mehrwöchigen Messkampagne des … Continue reading

November 2, 2012
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Long-Term Sea Level Rise Could Cost Washington, D.C. Billions

College Park, MD – A University of Maryland study projects that Washington, D.C. city and federal property could suffer billions of dollars in damage if sea level rise from global warming increases over the next century. Potential for significant damage … Continue reading

October 1, 2012
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New Tool for CSI? Geographic Software Maps Distinctive Features inside Bones

COLUMBUS, Ohio – A common type of geographic mapping software offers a new way to study human remains. In a recent issue of the American Journal of Physical Anthropology, researchers describe how they used commercially available mapping software to identify … Continue reading

March 5, 2011
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Mapping Food Deserts

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Maps are great for showing where things are. They’re also good for showing where things aren’t. Two Michigan State University professors have developed interactive maps that offer a visual perspective of urban food deserts. By using … Continue reading

December 13, 2010
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IBM Helps Corpus Christi Build a Smarter City

*Data analytics provides the city with actionable intelligence* ARMONK, N.Y. – 13 Dec 2010: IBM today announced that it is working with the city of Corpus Christi, Texas to continuously improve efficiency and sustainability for the city’s more than 280,000 … Continue reading