The week in monitoring news (July 20, 2012)
By Jeff Gillies
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.