Hydrosphere

Monsoon and our cities sinking

On May 20, 2020, in what is emerging as a semi-annual environmental ritual, a super cyclone swept through the Bengal Delta, shattering the dikes of the Sundarbans and submerging large swathes of Calcutta. The winds and tides that accompany these super cyclones have a curious way of highlighting how deeply …

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Will AI cross the proverbial chasm? Algorithm solves practical pitfalls of machine learning

“A lot of people in universities aren’t very good at software engineering,” says Kenny Daniel, co-founder and chief technology officer of cloud computing startup Algorithmia. “I’ve always had more software engineering skills.” That’s, in a nutshell, what makes Seattle-based six-year-old Algorithmia uniquely focused in a world overrun with machine learning …

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SSAI secures potential NASA scientific research support of $ 425 million IDIQ

Science Systems and Applications Inc. has been awarded a potential five-year, $ 425 million contract to support scientific research activities within a subdivision of the Goddard Space Flight Center focused on the hydrosphere, biosphere and geophysics. SSAI will work with the Goddard HBG subdivision to apply observations and technology platforms …

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Aquatic voyages through the hydrosphere

Posted on July 2, 2019 through CNRM On May 2, 2019, we did a My Water Journey activity. The purpose of this activity was for us to understand how water moves through the hydrosphere. We wanted to do this project because it would allow us to better understand the project …

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