An early Happy New Year

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While we on the east coast of the US still have about 26 hours to go to get to January 1, some of you are already in the afternoon on December 31 and are probably already preparing for your New Year’s Eve suppers, parties, and other festivities. On this day when the Gregorian Calendar begins […]

Sustainable Seafood App

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There are many restaurant apps around that rely on users to input location on their locale or sites they visit to create a national or international database. The most recent one I have found out about is The Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood WATCH Project FishMap which asks users to share information on the locations of […]

Forensic modeling: then, now and on TV

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While searching to find out how closely Bones TV show 3D rendering is to real life forensics, I ran across the history of Frances Glessner Lee and The Nutshell Studies of Unexplained Death models which are housed at the Maryland Medical Examiner‘s Office in Baltimore, MD. From the amount of documentaries, stories, articles, and books, […]

National Renewable Energy Laboratory

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In 2008, Sue posted about the U.S. Department of Energy‘s National Renewable Energy Laboratory Atlas that was in development. I ran across the completed NREL FTP site with geospatial toolkits and GIS data by the NREL GIS team. They analyze wind, solar, biomass, geothermal, and other energy resources and provide corresponding GIS data. This includes […]