Summary Talking about the weather is a pastime as old as language, but climate researchers from the University of East Anglia (UEA) in the UK have just given people a whole lot more to talk about. As part of an ongoing effort to increase the accessibility and transparency of data on past climate and climate change, they've made one of the most widely used records of Earth's climate accessible through Google Earth. Established in 1971, the UEA's Climate Research Unit (CRU) has become one of the leading institutions involved in the study of natural and anthropogenic climate change.
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Summary Want to know if it was a rainy day or a sunny one when you were born? Climate researchers at the University of East Anglia, UK, have made the world's temperature records, dating back to 1850, available via Google Earth. The Climatic Research Unit Temperature Version 4 (CRUTEM4) land-surface air temperature dataset is one of the most widely used records of the climate system.
Summary Thanks to the efforts of researchers from the University of East Anglia's Climatic Research Unit and the King Abdulaziz University Center of Excellence for Climate Change Research, visitors to Google Earth now have access to the world's temperature records, making it easier than ever to analyze the weather-related data. The project was headed up by UEA's Dr. Tim Osborn and Professor P.D. Jones and features one of the most widely-used records of the climate system, the Climatic Research Unit Temperature Version 4 (CRUTEM4) land-surface air temperature dataset.
Summary The data is from the University of East Anglia Climate Research Unit. Users can also get access to more than 20,000 graphs, plus the raw data from the Climatic Research Unit Temperature Version 4 (CRUTEM4) land-surface air temperature dataset. The set is one of the most widely used records of the climate system and is based on readings from weather stations around the world.
Summary NORWICH, England, Feb. 5 (UPI) -- Climate researchers at Britain's University of East Anglia announced they've made the world's temperature records available via Google Earth. Google Earth users will be able to scroll around the world, zoom in on 6,000 weather stations, and view monthly, seasonal and annual temperature data more easily than ever before, they said. Google Earth will bring the Climatic Research Unit Temperature Version 4 land-surface air temperature data set -- one of the most widely used records of the climate system -- to users' computers, they said.
Summary LONDON, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- Researchers in the UK have embedded climate data onto the Google Earth platform, allowing users to visualize changes in weather and temperature over time, and in some instances reference records as far back as 1850. The project, carried out by climate scientists at the University of East Anglia, is part of a broader effort by those who study climate change to make the worrisome phenomenon more accessible and transparent to the broader public.
Summary This is the heartbreaking story of a five-year-old boy named Saroo Munshi Khan who, in 1986, went to the local train station in Berhanpur, India along with his 9-year old brother Guddu to hunt for coins that passengers may have dropped on the tracks. After endless hours of looking at Google Earth imagery, he somehow stumbled upon a landmark that released a floodgate of childhood memories. It was only a matter of time before he was able to locate a neighbourhood and the roof of a house that looked familiar. .
Summary Google Earth, which in 2009 unveiled tools to visualize the effects of climate change , has now gone one better. The 3-D mapping program has now added data that will allow you to explore how much global warming has changed temperatures in your neighborhood or almost any other part of the world. The new data layer (which you must add after downloading the Google Earth program ) comes from the University of East Anglia Climatic Research Unit (UEA CRU), which has provided information from 6,000 weather stations around the world.
Summary A man looks at screens showing images by Google Earth. Users can drill down to see some 20,000 graphs - some of which show temperature records dating back to 1850. The Climatic Research Unit Temperature Version 4 (CRUTEM4) land-surface air temperature dataset is one of the most widely used records of the climate system.
Summary Prepare yourselves for the Greatest Show Not on Earth. Two of the most talked-about companies in the vanguard of this Bay Area space race -- Mountain View-based Skybox Imaging and San Francisco-based Planet Labs -- have recently put up small satellites or are on the verge of adding more to their sky-high collections. A third company, Vancouver, British Columbia-based UrtheCast, which has a growing presence in the Bay Area, recently sent up two powerful cameras to be installed on the outside of the International Space Station by the end of this month.
Summary I joined Google in 2002 and had the pleasure of seeing many of Google's products get created and acquired. For someone running campaigns and tests all the time, this isn't good enough. A few weeks back, I wanted a report that Google Analytics didn't provide -- an automatic daily report that I could share with my colleagues that would provide key metrics and give insight to people that aren't in GA every day like I am.
Summary Google Earth also has what are essentially expansion packs, added layers that can show different information. These are called KML files, and once you download them you just open them with Google Earth, and voila: Tons more info is at your fingertips. The University of East Anglia Climatic Research Unit has just released a fantastic new layer that maps out local temperature changes over the past few decades for areas all over the planet (right-click and use "Save As" on that second link; you'll need Google Earth to open the file).