The week in monitoring news (July 20, 2012)

By on July 20, 2012

Environmental monitoring in the news this week:

  • U.S. Geological Survey completes robotic survey of Chicago-area Lake Michigan near-shore environment to benefit beaches, via Great Lakes Echo.
  • California startup’s sensors to track London greenhouse gasses throughout the Olympics, via Greentech Enterprise.
  • The UK’s National Oceanography Centre to launch two autonomous underwater vehicle projects, including mapping protected marine areas, via The Engineer.
  • New Hudson River observing station captures both real-time monitoring data and automated water samples, via the Poughkeepsie Journal.
  • Canadian environmental officials tour controversial oil sands monitoring stations, via the Globe and Mail.
  • NOAA scientists launch summer monitoring cruise of Lake Huron, “the understudy Great Lake,” via the Alpena News.

About Jeff Gillies

Jeff Brooks-Gillies has written about science, energy and the environment for going on 10 years. He's a native Michigander who, after a stint in Colorado, lives in Indianapolis with his wife and two kids.

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