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2014-09-08 23:10:59

American Sentinel University has been approved as a participating university under the new Department of Defense (DoD) Voluntary Education Partnership Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) and provides an alternative for students attending schools that can no longer accept TA funding after the Sept. 5, 2014 deadline. Learn more about American Sentinel University’s military-focused online degree programs at http://www.americansentinel.edu/military Aurora, CO (PRWEB) September 08, 2014...

Radar Images Used To Map Napa Valley Earthquake
2014-09-03 03:11:52

ESA Sentinel-1A has added yet another string to its bow. Radar images from this fledgling satellite have been used to map the rupture caused by the biggest earthquake that has shaken northern California in 25 years. Scientists collaborating through the UK Natural Environment Research Council’s Centre for the Observation and Modelling of Earthquakes, Volcanoes and Tectonics (COMET), used Sentinel-1A’s special capabilities to analyze the quake. ‘Synthetic aperture radar...

Sentinel-1
2014-08-27 04:00:58

European Space Agency Although it was only launched a few months ago and is still being commissioned, the new Sentinel-1A radar satellite has already shown that it can be used to generate 3D models of Earth’s surface and will be able to closely monitor land and ice surface deformation. As the first in a fleet of satellite missions for Europe’s Copernicus environmental monitoring program, Sentinel-1A was launched on 3 April. It carries an advanced radar instrument to image Earth’s...

2014-08-20 23:01:43

SyncDog Leveraging Thursby’s FIPS 140-2 Compliant SDK to Deploy CAC Identity Management within SyncDog’s Enterprise Mobility Solution Reston, VA (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 SyncDog, Inc. today announced a partner agreement with Thursby Software, the market leader for enterprise Apple and Android integration. The agreement provides for SyncDog to implement two-factor security within its Enterprise Mobility Solution via Thursby’s software development kit (SDK) PKard® Toolkit....

2014-08-12 08:38:23

Unique Offering Provides Additional Assurance for Customers Against Website Breach SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WhiteHat Security, the Web security company, today announced a security guarantee and new offering for customers protecting against website breaches: WhiteHat Sentinel Elite. Sentinel Elite is a new service that combines the company's most comprehensive vulnerability website assessment processes with an additional money back guarantee. Should a customer suffer...

2014-07-23 08:38:26

Comprehensive Insight into Privileged Users Critical to Reducing Risk in Perimeter-less IT Environment HOUSTON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NetIQ® today announced the latest versions of its NetIQ Sentinel Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) and NetIQ Change Guardian privileged user activity monitoring solutions. As organizations begin to integrate more sources of identity data into their overall security and breach prevention strategies, these solutions comprehensively monitor...

2014-07-14 12:20:33

LONDON, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon UK has detailed its plans for supporting the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) in its requirement to extend the capability of the RAF Sentinel beyond its proposed out-of-service date of 2015. The current plans for the lifetime extension through 2018 of Sentinel capability will see a number of key investments to both maintain current capability and the delivery of potential improvements to support a broader utilisation of the platform. These...

2014-06-26 23:14:29

American Sentinel University will host a student appreciation event celebrating the university’s current students, alumni and friends for an evening of cocktails, appetizers and industry networking at Lou and Mickey’s in San Diego, Calif. on July 11, 2014 from 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m. PST. For more information and to RSVP for the event, please respond to chris.wolfe(at)americansentinel(dot)edu. Aurora, Colo. (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 American Sentinel University, an accredited online university...

Satellites Used To Watch For Shifting Land
2014-06-23 03:51:37

ESA Subsidence, rockfalls and landslides threaten potentially devastating human and economic consequences across Europe – but satellites can help. Traditional monitoring such as photographic mapping to measure changes in the landscape works well for specific locations but is labor intensive and costly. Now, ESA has looked at using satellites to watch for hazards across broad areas that could affect road and rail networks. The outcome is so promising that the resulting monitoring...

Understanding Of China’s Poyang Lake Water Surface Dynamics
2014-06-02 03:10:58

ESA As ESA and China mark a decade of cooperation, imagery over China’s Poyang lake is testament to the new Sentinel satellite’s promise of continued radar data acquisition for a multitude of applications. The Poyang lake in southern China’s Jiangxi province is the largest freshwater lake in the country. This lake is an important habitat for migrating Siberian cranes – many of which spend the winter there. The basin is also one of China's most important rice-producing...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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