ENTRIES TAGGED "climate data"
Data and low-cost sensor networks can spot extreme weather before it hits.
Identifying extreme weather patterns can minimize impact when that weather arrives. But to improve long-range forecasts, we'll need to create environmental sensor networks out of phones, satellites and other technology.
Climate data from NOAA and NASA could spur better decisions and a more informed society.
Following in the footsteps of GPS and weather data, climate data services could enable citizens, businesses and nations to make more informed decisions about infrastructure, lifestyles and urban planning. Here's a look at where climate data and its nascent services stand.