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Parsons Launches Grid Armor Add Resilience to Wildfire Mitigation and Utility Infrastructure Protection; Jon Moretta Quoted

Jon Moretta

Parsons Corporation has released Grid Armor, a predictive resiliency solution that helps utility companies improve operational efficiency and better respond to and prevent potential catastrophic events, such as wildfires and major power outages, the company reported on Tuesday

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NASA, University of Alabama Plan Follow-On Earth Lightning Study from Space Station

NASA‘s Marshall Space Flight Center and the University of Alabama plan to conduct a follow-on study of Earth’s lightning and its connections to atmospheric phenomena from the vantage point of the International Space Station. The agency said Wednesday it will deploy a Lightning Imaging Sensor aboard SpaceX‘s 10th cargo resupply mission to ISS as part of a …

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NOAA Head Jane Lubchenco to Step Down

Jane Lubchenco, head of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, will step down from her position at the end of February 2013, according to the Washington Post. Jason Samenow of the Post’s Capital Weather Gang blog writes her departure follows nearly seven months after Jack Hayes retired as head of …

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Research Group Says Earth Observing Satellite Capabilities In Danger

The U.S. is at risk of losing capabilities of NASA and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration satellite systems used to survey the Earth’s climate conditions, FierceGovernment IT reports. Not effectively observing environmental factors will limit weather forecasting accuracy and reduce agencies’ ability to respond to natural hazards, according to a National Research …

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