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Solar Power for the German Grid

Lechwerke, a major regional electricity supplier in Germany, uses GIS to reduce the cost of solar investment. GIS calculates solar generation and monitors network switches. Read more

USGS Maps the Larsen Ice Shelf

The Antarctic Peninsula is one of the most obvious example of rapid change on the Antarctic continent. USGS researchers are monitoring the Larsen Ice Shelf for impacts most likely caused by global warming. Read more

EPA in Dallas, Texas, Studies Pollutants’ Relationship to Ozone

Mapping stationary nitrogen oxide emission sources and wind flow in Texas, researchers calculated correlation values for ozone reduction. A map shows nitrogen oxide concentrations, volatile organic compounds, and human population densities. Read more

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