08 Aug '12, 8am

California Air Resources Board adds Google Earth maps to show major sources of greenhouse gases

California Air Resources Board adds Google Earth maps to show major sources of greenhouse gases 8 August 2012 The California Air Resources Board (ARB) introduced a new mapping tool locating the the major sources of greenhouse gases in the state. The new application links ARB’s database of the state’s largest sources of greenhouse gases with Google’s mapping technology, including satellite photography that shows details of each facility. The Google Earth module features a graphic representation of the relative size of each facility’s annual greenhouse gas emissions in relation to others throughout the state. The application allows viewers to choose which sources they wish to see by sector (such as only choosing cement manufacturers, refineries, or power stations) and also displays specific counties, air basins and air districts. The application also shows six out-of-state f...

Full article: http://www.greencarcongress.com/2012/08/arb-20120808.html

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