New Papers in IBM Journal of Research and Development

rd53-3sVolume 53, Number 3, 2009 of the IBM Journal of Research and Development contains a special focus on Environmental Monitoring and Management.  “Information technology plays critical roles in helping address environmental challenges. Topics for this diverse issue include the emergence of a new computing paradigm based on sensing and modeling, business management strategies and dashboards, carbon and emissions management, optimization of data center energy utilization, and applications relating to the optimization and monitoring of rivers, water pumps, and railroads.” Papers of potential interest to readers of this blog include:

DRAGON Asia Summit Stresses Visualization

usgsnwrcThe DRAGON (Delta Research and Global Observation Network) Asia Summit on June 22-25 in Siem Reap, Cambodia, “will forge new global partnerships to develop the science needed to inform decision making in the Mekong, Mississippi, and other large river and delta systems around the world.

“The fundamental principle is to make scientific information understandable, to make our results compelling.”