Tagged with New Web Resource

Hi Quake or the Human-Induced Earthquake Database

Univ. of Western Ontario http://inducedearthquakes.org/ [Phys.org] A new database  showcasing hundreds of examples of human-triggered earthquakes should shake up policy-makers, regulators and industry executives looking to mitigate these unacceptable hazards caused by our own actions, according to a Western Earth Sciences professor. “Researchers at the U.S. Geological Survey are now raising the possibility many of the … Continue reading

Water Resources Dashboard Aggregates U.S. Water Data

US NOAA http://toolkit.climate.gov/topics/water-resources/water-resources-dashboard [From NOAA Climate Program Office Press Release] …Driven by feedback from water resource managers, federal agencies and others, NOAA and partners have developed the Water Resources Dashboard: a one-stop website for relevant water data on drought, flooding, precipitation, climate and other measures… With the help of several non-governmental organizations–including the American Planning … Continue reading

The Sage Grouse Initiative Interactive Web Application

Sage Grouse Initiative http://map.sagegrouseinitiative.com/ [From Press Release] Today, the Sage Grouse Initiative, led by USDA’s Natural Resource Conservation Service, is unveiling a new tool to catalyze and improve habitat conservation efforts across the western United States. The SGI Interactive Web Application is free and available to the public, presenting cutting-edge geospatial data covering 100 million acres. The … Continue reading