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Declining Snowpacks May Cut Many Nations’ Water

November 16, 2015 - in Corporate, Surveying/Mapping, Water

Gradual melting of winter snow helps feed water to farms, cities and ecosystems across much of the world, but this resource may soon be critically imperiled. In a new study, scientists have identified snow-dependent drainage basins across the northern hemisphere…

Study Shows that Tree Planting Alone May Not Significantly Offset Urban Carbon Emissions

October 22, 2015 - in Corporate, Environment, Planning

Around the world, from small towns to the biggest cities, civic soldiers in the battle against global warming are striving to cut carbon emissions. One…

Researchers Track Megacity Carbon Footprints Using Mounted Sensors

May 17, 2013 - in Environment, Projects

Researchers with the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory have undertaken a large project that will allow them to measure the carbon footprint of megacities…