Tag: Climate Change

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NASA: 2017 Takes Second Place for Hottest Year

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Earth's surface temperatures in 2017 were the second warmest since since 1880, when global estimates first become feasible, NASA scientists found. Global temperatures 2017 were second only to 2016, which still holds t...

9_27 Climate Change Broadcast (Latest Data, Satellite Launches and More)

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This GeoSpatial Stream looks at the latest data on climate change from NOAA and NASA, including more record temperatures, flooding and shrinking sea ice; new satellites from Google's Terra Bella and Peru; Esri's new way of measuring oceans: the EMU; industry news from Phase One Industrial, TerraGo, Datumate and Satlab Geosolutions; a video of drone imaging for ESA's deep-space tracking system; and more.

Reshuffling Heat on a Warming Planet

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Earth's oceans could be concealing a mystery about climate change. Researchers have recently found evidence of hidden heat hundreds of meters below the ocean's surface.

NASA Earth Expeditions: An Animated Tour

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NASA takes you on a world tour with this animation as we kick off major new field campaigns to study regions of critical change from land, sea and air.

10_2 Climate Change Broadcast (UN Climate Summit, Tsunami Evacuation Maps and More)

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This GeoSpatial Stream broadcast discusses news and video from the UN Climate Summit, including President Obama announcing new geospatial tools and pledges to restore forest land; USGS developing a pedestrian tsunami-evacuation tool; industry news from exactEarth, Bentley Systems and Innovyze; a clip from the keynote address at the recent GeCo in the Rockies conference; and more.

9_18 Climate Change Broadcast (CO2 Mapping, Open Data and More)

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This GeoSpatial Stream broadcast discusses new research on greenhouse gas emissions worldwide; open data and sustainability innovation; a lost Russian satellite; a geospatial search engine from the U.S. Library of Congress; industry news from Cadcorp, Bentley Systems, Esri and Innovyze; opinions on the recent URISA GIS-Pro conference; and more.

8_21 Climate Change Broadcast (New NASA Instruments, Ice Sheets and More)

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This GeoSpatial Stream broadcast discusses the latest news on climate change, including new NASA monitoring instruments for the International Space Station and ESA's CryoSat mission to measure ice-sheet loss; a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers call for infrastructure improvements in the Mississippi River Watershed; Maps.com and its new Field Trip Library educational series; industry news from American Sentinel University, Nokia HERE and Apple; a LiDAR video from the National Ecological Observatory Network on monitoring trees; and more.

Jack Dangermond Implores GIS Community to Get Involved to Make a Difference (4 of 4)

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In the final of four installments, Todd Danielson interviews Jack Dangermond, President and Founder, Esri, at the 2014 Esri User Conference in San Diego. Jack talks about his passion to solve problems, sometimes at a global scale, and enabling the next generation to help tackle the world's problems. He also encourages the GIS community to "move out and play at 100 percent."

Jack Dangermond Addresses Climate Change and the Importance of GeoDesign (3 of 4)

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In the third of four installments, Todd Danielson interviews Jack Dangermond, President and Founder, Esri, at the 2014 Esri User Conference in San Diego. Jack talks about the Climate Resilience App Challenge, meeting the president and working on climate issues, and the importance of GeoDesign and its growing acceptance and use.

Weather Versus Climate Change

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Neil deGrasse Tyson breaks down the difference between weather and climate change.