Monthly Archives: March 2014

AOS 2014: Posters invited for Technology and Innovation session

As part of the poster exhibit being organised under Session 3 of the Arctic Observing Summit 2014, poster abstracts are invited on the topics of Technology and Innovation. The exhibit is being organised by FARO  in collaboration with EPB and IASC, as a contribution to AOS and ICARPIII. Poster abstract deadline: 23rd March 2014 Time: […]

Global Precipitation Measurement Core Observatory launched

The ‘GPM’, Global Precipitation Measurement Core Observatory, built by NASA and JAXA, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, was launched on 27th February 2014 from the Tanegashima Space Center in Japan. The new satellite will be able to see through storms, tracking rain and snow around the globe better than any previous observatory. FULL STORY: http://www.nasa.gov/press/2014/february/nasa-and-jaxa-launch-new-satellite-to-measure-global-rain-and-snow/#.UxcMSYXTUTF

Canada agrees to work to prevent fishing in High Arctic

Canada, the US, Russia, Denmark and Norway have agreed to work toward a deal to block commercial fishing in central Arctic Ocean until more is known about the potential of the resource. For more on this story, click here. (Source: cbcnews)