News tagged with geographic information

Crowd mapping Geneva Canton's soundscape

EPFL is asking Android users who visit or live in Geneva Canton to record the sounds around them with a special app. The data will be used to create a sound map, which will provide researchers with information on the quality ...

dateFeb 02, 2017 in Environment
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China puts up Stop sign for Pokemon Go

China will not allow its mammoth mobile online population to play Pokemon Go or other augmented-reality games until it completes a review of potential security risks, a Chinese digital publishing group said.

dateJan 12, 2017 in Software
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Banana waste as a source of bioenergy

Researchers from the Agro-Energy Group at Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM) have used geographic information systems to assess the potential use of the residual biomass of bananas produced in the province of El Oro ...

dateMay 19, 2016 in Biotechnology
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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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