The carbonaceous particles rising high into the air in the context of wildfires significantly degrade air quality, damage human and wildlife health, and interact with sunlight to affect climate
On 9 July 2013 the General Assembly established a new High-level Political Forum, which will replace the United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development, to boost efforts to tackle global econ
NASA's Terra and Aqua satellites with their Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) sensors captured
On May 20, 2013 central Oklahoma, USA, was hit by a supercell thunderstorm resulting in a destructive tornado passing over the state.
Users of Android and iPhone mobile devices can now access USGS digital topographic maps on the go. Using GPS, they can zoom in on their precise location allowing for precise navigation.
The United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has launched a newsletter "The Downlink".
In early May 20103, dry Santa Ana winds started several wildfires in Southern California, USA.
An official OGC Best Practice document entitled, "OGC EO Product Collection, Service and Sensor Discovery using the CS-WebRIM Catalogue" was adopted by the Open Geospatial Consortium.
On 7 March 2013, hundreds of new datasets were made available on NYC Open Data, a portal containing all of the New York's online data.
On 4 February 2013 NASA's Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM) lifted off into space aboard an Atlas V rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.
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