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Microsoft "Eye On Earth" Project Uses The Cloud for Environmental Science

Microsoft "Eye On Earth" Project Uses The Cloud for Environmental Science

Cloud computing is the next wave for improved information sharing and more energy efficient computing. Knowing this, Microsoft, The European Environment Agency and Esri have collaborated to create Eye On Earth , a network that uses cloud services from Esri and Microsoft Azure to connect scientists and researchers, and the data they need to better understand our environment. The software was shown off this week at COP 17. Earth2Tech writes , "While the Eye on Earth network has been under development since 2008, the group launched three services for different types of environmental data at COP 17, including WaterWatch, which uses the EEA’s water data; AirWatch, which uses the EEA’s air quality data; and NoiseWatch, which combines environmental data with user-generated info from citizens." This kind of tool can provide powerful tools to researchers for tracking our resources ...

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