- It’s February and it’s the first article of our News Snippets so it means it’s tech time, here we go!
Research finds wind farms impact their downwind neighbors.
Another low-cost catalyst to produce hydrogen gas discovered.
Abundant earth element, iron, used as low-cost photocatalyst in solar cells.
A step towards sustainable biodiesel made from wet organic waste.
Two ideas that could drive down the cost of carbon capture.
New idea to store renewable energy in tanks filled with glowing molten silicon.
Flexible wind turbine blades could extend system lives.
An innovative and low-cost way to capture carbon dioxide before it enters the atmosphere.
Low-cost catalyst to break down hydrogen created using gelatin.
Analysis of images shows more solar installations in USA than previously thought.
A CO2 adsorbing powder created from plant extracts.
- Due to the ongoing US government shutdown, we are unable to bring you the December 2018 NOAA Global Climate report. We do hope our government is back up and running next month – apologies for the inconvenience.
- February 17th is Random Acts of Kindness Day and in honor of this friendly holiday, my Google search of the month was, “GIS and kindness.” And okay, admittedly you are not going to find much with a search like that, but I did find this short article about a kindness scavenger hunt for University of Iowa students. While the team named GIS did not ‘win,’ from the pictures it looks like everyone really did win.
- Last month we checked out the online GIS resources for Gulfport, Mississippi, and this month we move to the Midwest with a review of Missouri’s second largest city’s online GIS presence, St. Louis.
St. Louis, MO GIS website
St. Louis, MO GIS contacts
St. Louis, MO GIS web map
St. Louis, MO GIS map collections
St. Louis, MO GIS direct downloads
Brock Adam McCarty