News tagged with sensing technology

NASA damage maps may help in future quakes

Nepal's magnitude 7.8 Gorkha earthquake caused significant damage and loss of life in 2015. In natural disasters like this, it is critical to locate areas that are in the most need of assistance as fast as possible.

dateFeb 01, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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Eagle-eye view to inform crop frost management

Discovering the wavelengths that can best capture the devastating impact of a frost event on broadacre crops could provide WA farmers with another tool to fight back against this common but destructive event.

dateDec 02, 2015 in Ecology
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How shale gas can boost US manufacturing

The American shale gas boom has the potential to revitalize domestic manufacturing, and a new report from a University of Michigan-led panel recommends steps to make that happen in a responsible manner.

dateAug 05, 2014 in Environment
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The making of a smart tunnel

(Phys.org) —Ground-breaking new sensing technologies in the world's first 'smart tunnel' are providing engineers with an inexpensive and efficient method of monitoring, maintaining and protecting the UK's infrastructure, ...

dateJun 09, 2014 in Engineering
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