Tag Archives: Meteorology

National Water Center Opening in Alabama

The National Water Center is opening at the University of Alabama.  Its stakeholder goals are to improve flood and water forecasts for emergency responses for flooding or drought like the recent events in California and Texas.  The goal will be … Continue reading

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Silicon Valley Going Rural

More and more companies in the west coast Silicon Valley area of the United States are getting into agriculture technology development.  A recent Fortune article mentions how companies from Google to Monsanto along with many other startups are jumping into … Continue reading

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Climate Change from a Meteorological Point of View

The Fargo Forum published a recent article about WDAY/WDAZ Chief Meteorologist John Wheeler’s scientific perspective on climate change.  It is a good article, he goes beyond the traditional political positions taken in the United States.  He does a good analysis … Continue reading

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TRB Publication on Visualization of Technical Data For Hazard Mitigation and Disaster Response

There is a good literature review from the Transportation Research Board on the Visualization of Technical Data For Hazard Mitigation and Disaster Response.  It goes into mostly assessing damage from landslides, rockfalls, settlement, and other similar events.  Many of these … Continue reading

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UAVs and Used Farm Equipment

The West Central Tribune of Willmar, Minnesota had a good article on used farm equipment values at auction.  It got me thinking into the next decade or two or three into the future as the UAV market matures and how … Continue reading

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US Farming Groups Sign Data Security Agreements With Agribusiness

On November 13, 2014, United States Farming groups like the American Farm Bureau, National Corn Growers Association, American Soybean Association, National Association of Wheat Growers, National Farmers Union and USA Rice Federation, signed a Data Security and Privacy Agreement with Large … Continue reading

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NOAA Climate Resiliance Toolkit Trainings

NOAA has released a series of trainings, most available free online on Climate studies, some are onsite only by schedule.  There are thirty total trainings, some as short as 10min, some over a three day period covering.  Topics covered are … Continue reading

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