Bookmarks for September 15th
When I’m not blogging, I’m browsing. Here are sites and pages that I bookmarked on September 15th:
- NOAA Sea Grant Initiates $1.2 Million Community Climate Change Adaptation Initiative: Hawaii Sea Grant will develop a guide on state-wide climate change adaptation recommendations and strategies that communities can use to tailor climate adaptation plans to fit needs based on their location.
- University awarded nearly $36 million to expand educational broadband: The partnership will deploy and enhance direct fiber optic connectivity to all community colleges, all public schools including public charter schools, and all public libraries on six islands.
- Professor leads team to study impacts of tsunami-borne debris: A $965,000 NSF grant will fund a three-year study to improve our understanding of the effects of tsunami-driven debris, such as logs, utility poles and steel shipping containers on buildings and other structures.
- Tech company takes another product to market: Archinoetics, which develops products primarily for the military, is releasing to the commercial market a software program called Physio-Lab, which collects and analyzes physiological data.
- DeconGel Approved for Disposal at Department of Energy Plant: After rigorous testing, the innovative decontamination product, DeconGel, has met requirements for safe transport to the U.S. Department of Energyâ€™s Waste Isolation Pilot Plant in New Mexico for disposal of transuranic waste.
- iMedica and Blue Cliff Partner to Accelerate Electronic Medical Record Adoption: iMedica Corporation today announced a sales and marketing partnership with Blue Cliff, Inc., a Hawaii-based software development and training company.
- Geothermal energy is enjoying a resurgence: Ormat Technologies has used aerial mapping to locate hot-water reservoirs that can’t be seen from the ground. Ormat has received almost $12 million in federal grants to test new combinations of aerial imaging technologies at sites in Oregon and Hawaii.
- Offshore Winds May Trump U.S. Power-Plant Capacity, NREL Says: The U.S. has the potential to install as much as 4,150 gigawatts of offshore wind-energy capacity. Hawaii is among the states with the greatest offshore wind potential.
- UH faces deadline to plan research lab or lose funding: The University of Hawaii has about six months to convince the National Institutes of Health that it has a viable plan to build a regional biosafety laboratory or risk losing $32.5 million in federal funds.
- Tiny Pest Threatens Hawaii’s Coffee Crop: A beetle known as the coffee berry borer that threatens the health of Hawaiiâ€™s coffee industry has been found on several farms in Kona on the Big Island.
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