News tagged with global maps

Florida Tech researchers diagnose coral disease

Marine diseases are killing coral populations all over the world, threatening the livelihoods of millions of people who depend on reefs for food and protection from storms. Are these diseases new and unprecedented infections, ...

dateOct 09, 2012 in Ecology
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Apple enlists TomTom as Siri heads for cars

In-car navigation firm TomTom on Tuesday said it has inked a deal to provide map information to Apple, which a day earlier introduced its own mapping service for iPhones and iPads.

dateJun 12, 2012 in Business
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Land use change influences continental water cycle

Forests, and tropical forests in particular, play an important role in the global water cycle. Delft University of Technology PhD researcher Ruud van der Ent (TU Delft, The Netherlands) has recently shown that evaporation ...

dateJun 28, 2011 in Environment
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Carbon mapping breakthrough

By integrating satellite mapping, airborne-laser technology, and ground-based plot surveys, scientists from the Carnegie Institution's Department of Global Ecology, with colleagues from the World Wildlife ...

dateSep 06, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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Women navigate more efficiently than men

(PhysOrg.com) -- New research from the National Autonomous University of Mexico suggests women navigate more efficiently than men in some circumstances, even though previous studies have shown that in general ...

dateMay 05, 2010 in Evolution report
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