The week in monitoring news (July 27, 2012)

By on July 27, 2012

Environmental monitoring in the news this week:

  • Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection to monitor air quality at shale drilling sites, via Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
  • University of Maryland recruits Navy-developed unmanned vehicle to monitor Chesapeake Bay hypoxia, Hudson River sediment, via Military and Aerospace Electronics.
  • NOAA, the University of Toledo and Blue Water Satellite, Inc. are partnering to track algae and measure phosphorous in Lake Erie by satellite, via Government Computer News.
  • Scottish researchers are tagging basking sharks with tracking devices and broadcasting the sharks’ movements online, via BBC 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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