Active remote sensing is the principal tool used to study and to predict short- and long-term changes in the environment of Earth – the atmosphere, the oceans and the land surfaces – as well as the near space environment of Earth. All of these measurements are essential to understanding terrestrial weather, climate change, space weather hazards, and threats from asteroids. Active remote sensing measurements are of inestimable benefit to society, as we pursue the development of a technological civilization that is economically viable, and seek to maintain the quality of our life. A Strategy for Active Remote Sensing Amid Increased Demand for Spectrum describes the threats, both current and future, to the effective use of the electromagnetic spectrum required for active remote sensing. This report offers specific recommendations for protecting and making effective use of the spectrum required for active remote sensing.

Source: A Strategy for Active Remote Sensing Amid Increased Demand for Radio Spectrum | The National Academies Press

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The U.S. electric grid is a complex network of independently owned and operated power plants and transmission lines.

Source: Visualizing The U.S. Electric Grid : NPR

The general power grid map of the United States. The interesting collection provides the major portions of the grid, the sources, the interconnections, and the magnitude of the power source.




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Source: A Ten Year Tribute to Jon Postel | Internet Society

One of the original creators of cyberspace… Jon Postel. You most likely know the name Vint Cerf as one of the creators. We’ll Vint Cerf said of Jon Postel, “”He was our rock,the foundation on which our every web search and e-mail was built.”

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