“Planetary Skin” – NASA and Cisco Partner for Climate Change Monitoring
WASHINGTON, March 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — NASA and Cisco Inc. announced Tuesday a partnership to develop an online collaborative global monitoring platform called the “Planetary Skin” to capture, collect, analyze and report data on environmental conditions around the world.
Under the terms of a Space Act Agreement, NASA and Cisco will work together to develop the Planetary Skin as an online collaborative platform to capture and analyze data from satellite, airborne, sea- and land-based sensors across the globe. This data will be made available for the general public, governments and businesses to measure, report and verify environmental data in near-real-time to help detect and adapt to global climate change. …
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For more information about Planetary Skin and how to partner with this project, visit: http://www.planetaryskin.org
Source: PRNewswire, March 3, 2009