- May is here and so is our latest edition of tech news!
This research aims to permanently turn back the hands of climate change.
A major step towards commercialization of solar panels that directly produce hydrogen gas.
Endangered rare earth elements are at the backbone of cells phones and renewable energy sources – so new sources like this one are needed.
This advance moves us one step closer to sustainable jet fuel.
Low-cost, off-the-grid solution to improve solar panel energy production.
New solar-powered method to extract water from air in both humid and dry conditions.
Major step forward to reduce energy required to make algal jet fuel.
Bacteria from a cricket might help breakdown lignin.
- The March 2019 NOAA Global Climate Report is out and well it was a warm month, a really warm month in fact. March 2019 is second warmest March in the 140-year record, surpassed only by March 2016; and it also ties January 2016 as the 5th warmest month ever. And in case you were wondering, the 20 warmest months on record have all occurred since 2015 – but you know, nothing to see or do here according to the Trump administration…
- Mother’s Day falls on May 12th this year and in honor of this important holiday, my Google search of the month was, “GIS and mothers.” If you look through the multiple hits you will get, you might find this data on mother’s highest education attainment rates for Illinois as complied by the IECAM. As you can imagine, parental education levels are a key factor in determining childhood educational attainment so this data helps us predict how the next generation may succeed in the classroom.
- In April we reviewed the online GIS resources for Lincoln, Nebraska and for this month we travel west a bit to check out the GIS resources of Nevada’s second largest town, Henderson.
Henderson, NV GIS Website
Henderson, NV GIS Contacts
Henderson, NV GIS Web Map
Henderson, NV GIS Map Collections
Henderson, NV GIS Direct Downloads
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