Tagged with New Web Resource

ENCORE (Exploring Natural Capital Opportunities, Risks and Exposure)

Natural Capital Finance Alliance https://encore.naturalcapital.finance/ ENCORE (Exploring Natural Capital Opportunities, Risks and Exposure) is a tool to help users better understand and visualise the impact of environmental change on the economy. By focusing on the goods and services that nature provides to enable economic production, it guides users in understanding how businesses across all sectors … Continue reading

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