NGO – Nonprofit Connection

Just ran across the NGO Connection site – this is the place for non-profit orgs in the scientific space to look into…. NGO Connection is an online resource for non-profit groups around the world that provides resources to help advance the causes of the NGOs. See http://www.microsoft.com/ngo for more information about Getting free and discounted…

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Environmental Science related activities

Here are some good articles on Environmental Science related activities that our researchers at Microsoft Research are involved with.  Understanding Climate Change—One Tree at a Time How Can Technology Sustain the Environment in the 21st Century? Microsoft Virtual Earth Puts Planet Earth in Focus Researchers Create a "Digital Watershed" of Data Microsoft Research Extends Reach…

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Fluxnet move to Silverlight v2.0 Beta 1

Savas has been coding again 🙂 – he’s updated the FLUXNET Data set visualization to Silverlight  v2.  Fluxnet move to Silverlight v2.0 Beta 1 It’s been a while since I touched the Fluxnet code. Given that the original release was built on Silverlight v1.1, I put some time today in re-implementing it in Silverlight v2.0…

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Autonomous Monitoring of Vulnerable Habitats

There is a new article on the MSR Cambridge project on Skomer Island -Microsoft scientists unveil new technology to give early warning of sensitive species’ response to changing environments.  Also interesting is the use of the ScatterWeb .NET SDK from the Freie Universität Berlin. ScatterWeb .NET SDK is a new approach to working with wireless…

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Environmental Scenario Search Engine Research Project Portal

Here’s a link to a Russian based project – where they are mining environmental data archives.  It even has NASA WorldWind visualization plugins….there is also a web based test site.  Environmental Scenario Search Engine Research Project Portal The main idea behind ESSE is a flexible, efficient and easy to use search engine for data mining…

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