Curated Environment News

These are the news items that I have curated during the monitoring of the API space that have some relevance to the Environment conversation and I wanted to include in my research. I am using all of these links to better understand how the space is defining not just their APIs, but their schema, and other moving parts of their API operations.

Map shows how NASA satellites collect global rain data (02-25-2020)
Top 8 Weather APIs for 2020 (01-02-2020)
Ohio gas well blowout leaked more than many countries do in a year (arstechnica.com) (12-22-2019)
Pub/Sub Local Emulator (10-22-2019)
Facebook isnt free speech, its algorithmic amplification optimized for outrage (10-20-2019)
Why lightning strikes twice as often over shipping lanes (10-12-2019)
Enhancing Data Privacy in Healthcare with Automated Data Governance (08-30-2019)
Satellite internet startup Astranis books first commercial launch on SpaceX Falcon 9 (08-26-2019)
Crackdown on Fake LinkedIn Profiles (08-22-2019)
Meet Mindar, the robotic Buddhist priest (08-22-2019)
New wristband could predict aggressive outbursts in people with autism (08-21-2019)
Introducing the Wild West of Federal Government Websites (08-21-2019)
Facebook will use humans to curate its News Tab (08-20-2019)
SLA Best Practices for ITIL, Help Desk & Service Desk (08-19-2019)
Twitter and Facebook take first actions against China for using fake accounts to sow discord in Hong Kong (08-19-2019)
API and data visualization out of the box [not so obvious gallery] (08-18-2019)
Log In With the Google OAuth Demo App (08-18-2019)
Side (08-14-2019)
TensorFlow 2.0: Dynamic, Readable, and Highly Extended (08-14-2019)
Major Impediments to Continuous Testing (08-14-2019)
TIBCO allows Scotlands EPA to analyze more than just environmental data (07-11-2019)
Lets save the bees with machine learning (02-01-2019)
Farms, More Productive Than Ever, Are Poisoning Drinking Water in Rural America (wsj.com) (01-21-2019)
Visualizing How Delhis Air Quality Becomes Hazardous in the Winter (01-18-2019)
With 86% Drop, Californias Monarch Butterfly Population Hits Record Low (nytimes.com) (01-15-2019)
Oil and gas giants Chevron and Occidental are backing tech to combat carbon emissions (01-09-2019)
California is launching our own damn satellite to track pollution, with help from Planet (09-14-2018)
Monitoring environmental conditions near underwater datacenters using Deep Learning (08-27-2018)
Why the city is hotter than the suburb (08-03-2018)
Measuring Air Quality With IoT (08-01-2018)
Air Pollution Tracking With Node.js, Elastic Stack, and MQTT (03-09-2018)
Teledyne API Announces a New High (02-12-2018)
This Alaskan city is warming so fast, algorithms removed the data because it seemed unreal (12-12-2017)
Visualizing Europes Air Quality (11-29-2017)
Deutsche Bank is using climate change data to predict investment risk (11-10-2017)
Google Street View cars drove 100,000 miles to suck up pollution data (11-07-2017)
Serverless Allergy Checker with Amazon Rekognition, Lex, Polly, DynamoDB, S3 and Lambda (10-15-2017)
Role of frozen precipitation in plant development. Accumulated precipitation data (10-13-2017)
Landscape degradation: a world of landscape restoration opportunities (10-12-2017)
Crypto (10-12-2017)
Propeller Health releases asthma forecasting API for open use (10-10-2017)
The Energy 202: Climate change terms altered in another corner of EPAs website (09-22-2017)
Eel (09-07-2017)
The Case for Sharing All of Americas Data on Mosquitoes (08-30-2017)
Harvard researchers have found evidence that Exxon misled the public on climate science (08-24-2017)
Oldest Antarctic ice ever found shows climate of 2.7 million years ago (08-17-2017)
Google can now alert you to bad allergy days (08-16-2017)
Deep learning could discover new plant species hidden in centuries of herbarium data (08-11-2017)
US agriculture agency tells staff not to mention climate change (08-08-2017)
Plume Labs launches Plume.io, an API for air pollution (08-01-2017)
Plume Labs launches Plume.io, an API to let businesses tap into its AI air quality forecasting (08-01-2017)
Citizen sensing, air pollution and fracking: From caring about your air to speculative practices of evidencing harm (07-30-2017)
Studying 2,000 Years of Climate Change Data (07-27-2017)
Studying 2,000 Years of Climate Change Data (07-27-2017)
The Grizzled, Stubborn Lawyers Protecting the Environment From Trump (06-16-2017)
Copying Runscope Environments using the Runscope API (06-16-2017)
Clear the Air: How to Make an Impact with Environmental Data (06-05-2017)
A Race to Develop Pollution Sensing Tech Plays Out in Oakland (06-04-2017)
Ecologists Are Drowning in Sea of Data. These Tools Could Help (05-27-2017)
Technology and big data are helping Cameroonians protect their forests (05-26-2017)

These are curated as part of my daily work to understand what is happening across the space, and I regularly use them to track on what has occurred overtime, and include them in my guides, whitepapers, and other outputs.

Featured Environment Companies and Organizations

These are the organizations I come across in my research who are doing interesting things in the API space. They could be companies, institutions, government agencies, or any other type of organizational entity. My goal is to aggregate so I can stay in tune with what they are up to and how it impacts the API space.

API.NASA.gov

  • About - The about for the API.NASA.gov platform.
  • Careers - The careers for the API.NASA.gov platform.
  • Curated Source - The curated source for the API.NASA.gov platform.
  • Developer - The developer for the API.NASA.gov platform.
  • Events - The events for the API.NASA.gov platform.
  • Github - The github for the API.NASA.gov platform.
  • Open Source - The open source for the API.NASA.gov platform.
  • Privacy - The privacy for the API.NASA.gov platform.
  • Twitter - The twitter for the API.NASA.gov platform.
  • Website - The website for the API.NASA.gov platform.

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

  • Asteroids Near Earth Object Web Service Feed
  • Asteroids Near Earth Object Web Service Lookup
  • Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD)
  • InSight: Mars Weather Service API

Other Environment Companies and Organizations

These are additional companies who have APIs, but do not have as much detaila nd resources available to rank with the others.

Arachnoid.com

A site for people who think. Intellectual resources, programming, astronomy, science, mathematics, Java/JavaScript applets, programming instruction, home of Arachnophilia.

Awesome Library

Awesome Library organizes 37,000 carefully reviewed resources, including the top 5 percent for K-12 teachers, students, parents, and librarians.

Dragon Systems Software Ltd.

Software company based in the United Kingdom. Creators of automation and energy saving software.

Home - buildingSMART Technical

buildingSMART is the worldwide industry body driving the digital transformation of the built asset industry. buildingSMART is committed to delivering improvement by the creation and adoption of open, international standards and solutions for infrastructure and buildings. buildingSMART is the community for visionaries working to transform the design, construction, operation and maintenance of built assets. buildingSMART is an open, neutral and international not-for-profit organization.

Industry Tag Cloud

This set of tags represent this industry, pulled from the website and marketing materials available for each of the companies listed.

American FlagArachnophiliaArtsAstronomyAwsomeBearsBiocharBiologyBuildingsBullyingBusiness SoftwareBusinessesC++ChildChineseClimate ChangeCollegeConflictConstellationsCurrent EventsDirectoryDsswEcologyEducationEnergy ReductionEnergy SavingEnglishEnvironmentFamily FriendlyHave OpenAPIHealthHeroesHolidaysHTMLIndustry-specific Data Model SchemaIraqJavaK-12LanguagesLessonsLibrariansLibraryLinuxLutusMacMac SoftwareMarsMathMiddle EastMoonMulticulturalNatureNewsNo APIObesityPEPeacePlansPoliticsPower ManagerProgrammingRussianSatfinderSchool SoftwareSchoolsScienceSocial StudiesSoftwareSpaceSpanishSpecial EducationStandardsStudentsSunSustainable DevelopmentTalkingTeensTerrorismTrackingUtilitiesWarWorksheetsWorld

They reflect the intent of these platforms, helping people understand what is aavailable for integration into applications.

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