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NOAA Expands its Data Drone Fleet

As it ramps up a national AI strategy, the U.S. government is beefing up its drone fleet to collect ever-greater amounts of environmental data. The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said this Read more…

U.N. Launches Climate Data Challenge

Big data, data analytics, cloud and other environmental technology companies have signed up to support a United Nations-sponsored climate data challenge. U.N. Global Pulse, organizer of the big data initiative, and data storage vendor Western Digital Corp., announced a partnership on Thursday (March 9) to launch the "Data for Climate Action" challenge. Read more…