EOMAP and Landgate Team up Water Quality Monitoring in Australia

EOMAP, German aquatic remote sensing company has teamed up with Western Australian statutory authority Landgate to provide water quality monitoring tools that enable anyone to study what is stirring up under the surface of Australian waters.

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Dark Clouds in Bangalore


My brother Amir sent this picture to me.

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Agreement on IRS Satellite Data Between India and Brazil (link)

India and Brazil signed an agreement recently which would allow the Brazilian earth stations to receive and process data from Indian Remote Sensing satellites (IRS).

The financial terms of the agreement states that INPE will, with its own regular budgetary resources, bear the cost for augmentation of the existing Resourcesat-1 hardware infrastructure at Cuiabá ground station for the purpose of receiving such data.

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Reconnecting faith and forests

Originally posted on Shonil Bhagwat:

List of publications on faith and forests to supplement Mongabay.com article “Next big idea in forest conservation: Reconnecting faith and forests

Bhagwat, Shonil A.; Nogué, Sandra and Willis, Katherine J. (2014). Cultural drivers of reforestation in tropical forest groves of the Western Ghats of India. Forest Ecology and Management (In press) http://oro.open.ac.uk/39316/.

Bhagwat, Shonil A. (2012). Sacred groves and biodiversity conservation: a case study from the Western Ghats, India. In: Pungetti, Gloria; Oviedo, Gonzalo and Hooke, Della eds. Sacred Species and Sites: Advances in Biocultural Conservation. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 322–334. http://oro.open.ac.uk/37001/

Bhagwat, Shonil A.; Dudley, Nigel and Harrop, Stuart R. (2011). Religious following in biodiversity hotspots: challenges and opportunities for conservation and development. Conservation Letters, 4(3) pp. 234–240. http://oro.open.ac.uk/37003/

Bhagwat, Shonil A.; Ormsby, Alison A. and Rutte, Claudia (2011). The role of religion in linking conservation and development: Challenges and opportunities. Journal for the Study of Religion…

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