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Relevance: 100% Posted on: October 29, 2007
The business of standards within the developing GEOSS community requires the commitment, expertise, and networking capabilities of a host of individuals. Foremost among these is Siri Jodha Singh Khalsa of the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC), in Boulder, Colorado. Since receiving his B.A. in Physics from the University…
Relevance: 58% Posted on: August 26, 2009
In Korown, an Uttar Pradesh India farming village where little has changed for hundreds of years, a 21st century school opened its doors for the first time in July to 100 girls and boys in grades 1-4, 6, and 7. Kuruom vidyalaya is the bricks-and-mortar embodiment of the Hindu goddess…
Relevance: 30% Posted on: February 10, 2009
Botulinum neurotoxin is produced by the anaerobic bacterium Clostridium botulinum. It is the most poisonous poison known. Very small amounts of botulinum toxin can lead to botulism, a descending paralysis with prominent bulbar symptoms and often affecting the autonomic nervous system.
Relevance: 30% Posted on: October 29, 2007
If you're a scientist or engineer cobbling together a geospatial project, say you're trying to figure out how many people would be threatened by a tsunami in the Indian Ocean, a truism holds that you spend 80 percent of the time hunting down usable data. The data, when they exist…
Relevance: 21% Posted on: February 6, 2013
An ambitious new project creates an integrated way to translate and share data across disciplines in the Earth sciences. While accessing and integrating information from diverse research communities has been a challenge in the past, EarthCube aims to bring different data sets together.
Relevance: 19% Posted on: May 22, 2013
Today’s technology allows for nearly instantaneous sharing of information. Researchers and scientists, and the world at large, could benefit greatly from a new adaptation of instant, easier and translatable dating sharing. Earthcube aims to shine a light on so-called dark data.
Relevance: 19% Posted on: May 16, 2014
Giovanni has great potential for the investigation of different public health issues because a large variety of Earth system data variables are available in the system.
Accelerated Erosion: Generation of Digital Elevation Models (DEMS) for Gullies in Irele Local Government Area of Ondo-State, Nigeria
Relevance: 17% Posted on: February 23, 2009
This study attempts to derive Digital Elevation Models (DEMs) for gullies at Ode-Irele, Lipanu, Akotogbo and Ajagba town in Irele Local Government Area (LGA) of Ondo-State, Nigeria. Gully morphometric attributes such as surface slope, catchments area, average depth and width as well as cross-sectional area and volume of material/ soil…
Relevance: 15% Posted on: March 7, 2011
What's the difference between drought duration and magnitude, and what methods can be used to plan for dry periods in drought-stricken areas? This paper analyzes research done in the Tel watershed of Odisha, India.
Relevance: 14% Posted on: February 22, 2012
Due to rising temperatures, Himalayan glaciers are melting faster than in other areas of the world. The benchmark glacier Chhota Shigri has retreated by 950 meters since the 1960s. This paper details the climate-change related effects, using remote sensing and other data.