University of Maryland

New interactive online map shows forest loss and gain from 2000-2012

First map of forest change that is globally consistent and locally relevant

A new high-resolution global map has been created as an interactive online tool that shows forest loss and gain from 2000 to 2012.

English

Publishing Date: 

Mon, 18/11/2013 - 14:05

latitude: 

39

longitude: 

-77
Mon, 11/18/2013

Connecting Environmental Observations with Cholera Outbreaks in Bangladesh

Taking a global view, public health issues and the environment are intimately linked. As an example, research has demonstrated that cholera epidemics occur seasonally in Bangladesh, with peak outbreaks happening twice a year. This bimodal outbreak pattern closely follows the times when large monsoon events are frequent (spring and fall).

English

Publishing Date: 

Wed, 10/08/2011 - 15:41

latitude: 

39

longitude: 

-77

FAO Launches Real Time Fire Monitoring Website

Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO) launched a new online portal on fire information and real time monitoring to help countries to control fire effectively and protect property and natural resources. The new Global Fire Information Management System (GFIMS) detects fire hotspots from satellites operated by the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

English

Publishing Date: 

Fri, 13/08/2010 - 11:12
Zircon - This is a contributing Drupal Theme
Design by WeebPal.