A satellite perspective on wetland monitoring

The best way to take stock of national wetland resources

World Wetlands Day is celebrated every year on the 2nd of February to help raise public awareness about the importance and value of wetlands. Continue reading “A satellite perspective on wetland monitoring”

How technology is helping professionals manage coastal erosion successfully

The coast is vulnerable to forces from the sea – and coastal protection and maintenance is an ongoing challenge.

Information and knowledge about wind, waves, depth conditions and sediment types is key in the decision-making process on how to protect the coasts. Continue reading “How technology is helping professionals manage coastal erosion successfully”

Five curious facts about climate change

And more in your copy of the guidelines to achieve sustainable adaptation

Higher temperatures and changes to other climate variables are leading to sea level rise as well as changes in wave climate, coastal environments, and the availability and quality of water for irrigation and other water demands. An increased hazard of extreme events such as storms, heavy rainfall and periods of drought and water scarcity is also expected. Continue reading “Five curious facts about climate change”

Wildfires and their effects on river basins: What you didn’t know

Monitoring programs and decision support systems can help study impacts and facilitate rapid response

Five interesting facts about wildfires and their effects on river basins: Continue reading “Wildfires and their effects on river basins: What you didn’t know”