Satellite-based flood monitoring central to relief agencies" disaster response

In January 2015, the Shire River in Malawi, and Zambezi River in Mozambique were under tight scrutiny. Weeks of torrential rains led these and other rivers to burst their banks displacing 390,000 people across the region. In southern Malawi 220,000 acres .....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 22nd, 2015

River Cottage HQ / Satellite Architects

River Cottage HQ acts as a home for the numerous River Cottage activities such as ‘Catch and Cook’ and ‘Pig in ta Day’......»»

Category: infraSource:  architecturelabRelated NewsJun 19th, 2015

Vietnam-Era Boat Returns to Duty

Decades after patrolling the Mekong Delta, the Gamewardens are back on the river......»»

Category: securitySource:  militaryRelated NewsJun 9th, 2015

Satellite Architects adds a new cookery school to the River Cottage headquarters

A cookery school is housed behind the glazed facade of this contemporary shed, recently completed by Satellite Architects at the headquarters of British TV programme River Cottage (+ slideshow). (more…) .....»»

Category: infraSource:  dezeenRelated NewsJun 8th, 2015

[In Depth] Alarm over a sinking delta

Vietnam's Mekong River delta—the world's third largest delta—is sinking, putting some 20 million people and vast swaths of fertile farmland at risk. Recent research has found that the delta, which covers some 55,000 square kilometers and sits about 2 .....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciencemagRelated NewsMay 21st, 2015

Dentist"s office becomes memorial for Cecil the lion

The office of River Bluff Dental in Bloomington, Minnesota, became a makeshift memorial for Cecil the lion overnight as mourners of the slain Zimbabwean lion left stuffed animals at his killer's door. See also: American dentist regrets killing Cecil the l.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News4 hr. 12 min. ago

Google wants to build its 4th data center in Oregon, for at least $200M

Google is looking to build a fourth data center along the Columbia River in The Dalles, Ore. The tech giant yesterday submitted a proposal for a 15-year tax exemption in connection with the proposed data center expansion. Local officials will vote on the .....»»

Category: topSource:  venturebeatRelated News17 hr. 3 min. ago

NASA"s GPM satellite sees heavy rainfall in new Tropical Depression 8E

The eighth tropical depression of the Eastern Pacific Ocean hurricane season formed far from land as the Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) core satellite passed overhead and measured rainfall and cloud heights......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News20 hr. 0 min. ago

EU satellite gears up for data flood

Europe's Sentinel-2a satellite, which will "carpet map" the Earth's land surface day-in, day-out, is on course to go into full operation in early or mid-October......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News21 hr. 26 min. ago

Deal of the day: Pay what you want to learn how to create games

If you’ve ever dreamed of creating your own games, it’s time to stop dreaming and getting started on turning your ideas into code. We’ve made it easy to get started—pay what you want for this amazing game developer course bundle from Stone River e.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated News22 hr. 25 min. ago

Pay What You Want: Game Developer Bundle

Go from Gamer to Game Coder with Stone River eLearning's Complete Training! Read the rest.....»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated NewsJul 28th, 2015

Researchers study the impact of saltwater intrusion on tidal wetlands

Along the muddy banks of the Pamunkey River in Virginia's New Kent County, Virginia Commonwealth University researchers have built an irrigation system that is allowing them to simulate the potential effects of climate change on tidal wetlands......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 28th, 2015

First applications from Sentinel-2A

From agricultural monitoring to charting changing lands, early images from Europe's new Sentinel-2A satellite show how the 'colour vision' mission's critical observations can be used to keep us and our planet safe......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 28th, 2015

Strong earthquake rocks Indonesia"s Papua province

A strong earthquake struck Indonesia's easternmost province of Papua early Tuesday panicking people with at least one teenager missing after possibly drowning in a river. Several buildings and houses were either destroyed or damaged......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 28th, 2015

Watch This: Inside China"s Prolific Technology Manufacturing Region

The bulk of the world’s gadgets are built in the Pearl River Delta region of China. There, cheap labor, mountains of electronic components and high finance co-exist — if a little awkwardly — to provide a haven for engineers and entrepreneurs. This v.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated NewsJul 28th, 2015

Edward Snowden to discuss privacy at IP EXPO Europe 2015

Edward Snowden will deliver a keynote at IP EXPO Europe 2015, taking place at London’s ExCel. Joining the event live via satellite on Wednesday 7th October, Snowden will share his views on the implica........»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsJul 28th, 2015

The Factory of the World - Documentary On Manufacturing In Shenzhen

szczys writes: This Hackaday documentary (video) looks at the changing ecosystem of manufacturing in the Pearl River Delta (Shenzhen, China) through interviews with product engineers involved with the MIT Media Lab manufacturing program, Finance professio.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJul 27th, 2015

Half of Columbia River sockeye salmon dying due to hot water

More than a quarter million sockeye salmon returning from the ocean to spawn are either dead or dying in the Columbia River and its tributaries due to warming water temperatures......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 27th, 2015

China launches two satellites as it builds GPS rival

China launched two new satellites into space Saturday, state media reported, as it builds a homegrown satellite navigation system to rival the US's Global Positioning System......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 26th, 2015

Video: Delta 4 launch highlights

This is the launch highlights reel from United Launch Alliance of the Delta 4 rocket carrying the seventh satellite for the Air Force's Wideband Global SATCOM constellation. This is the launch highlights reel from United Launch Alliance of the Delta 4.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  spaceflightnowRelated NewsJul 25th, 2015