Tuesday September 29, 2015

NASA confirmed on Monday, September 28th, 2015 there is water on Mars.

Entirely by coincidence, the European Space Agency created this story map "Where on Mars?", in conjunction with CartoDB, which searches for life on Mars.

Read more about NASA's discovery at the Ottawa Citizen.

(Source: Google Maps Mania)

Posted by Sherri Sunstrum in MAPS/ATLAS on Tuesday Sep 29, 2015  Bookmark and Share
Wednesday September 23, 2015

Today, the editor of the Farmer's Almanac appeared on CTV News to discuss the predictions for the next year's weather.

Winter = The Big Chill

Spring: The Big Swamp

Summer: the Big Sweat

The Farmer's Almanac is know for its accurate predictions. Last year, it predicted Winter 2015 would be the T-Rex of Winters, and it was right. After all, they've been in business now for 224 years.

(Source: CTV News)

Posted by Sherri Sunstrum in MAPS/ATLAS on Wednesday Sep 23, 2015  Bookmark and Share
Monday September 21, 2015

Morgan Herlocker, using data from the Climatological Database for the World's Oceans, 1750-1850, maps 100 years of ship logs.

The database includes shipping routes and weather conditions.

(Source: Google Maps Mania)

Posted by Sherri Sunstrum in MAPS/ATLAS on Monday Sep 21, 2015  Bookmark and Share

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