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Shuttle Radar Topography Mission
2014-09-25 03:00:37

Alan Buis and Steve Cole, NASA High-resolution topographic data generated from NASA's Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) in 2000, previously only available for the United States, will be released globally over the next year, the White House announced on Sept. 23. The announcement was made at the United Nations Heads of State Climate Summit in New York. This initial public release of topographic data for Africa will help empower local authorities to better plan for the impacts of...

2014-08-13 23:10:08

The industry’s leading Coach, Compliance, Business, and Analytics solutions combine to unify Athletics Departments Chicago, IL (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 On August 6, 2014, JumpForward (http://www.jumpforward.com/) completed its acquisition of Elevation® from Innovative Sports Strategies (http://www.iss-biz.com/) (“ISS”), a custom business office software solution for college athletic departments. JumpForward’s acquisition of Elevation® advances its mission of helping...


Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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