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  Big data mining for climate change
Zhang Z., Li J.,  ELSEVIER, Cambridge, MA, 2020. 344 pp. Type: Book (978-0-128187-03-6)

The book looks more like an encyclopedia than a handbook or textbook. The chapter titles mention climate issues that are typically discussed in the last subsections of the given chapter. Each chapter systematically goes through the formal computer...

Apr 14 2022
  Towards mathematics, computers and environment: a disasters perspective
Santos L., Negri R., de Carvalho T.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2019. 258 pp. Type: Book (978-3-030212-04-9)

This edited collection of papers, written by scientists from Latin America, focuses on various types of quantitative and stochastic models, including their potential to “improve predictability of natural disasters,” along with various ...

Feb 16 2021
  Geographical design: spatial cognition and geographical information science (2nd ed.)
Hirtle S.,  Morgan&Claypool Publishers, San Rafael, CA, 2019. 86 pp. Type: Book (978-1-681735-73-3)

A very brief but possibly useful book/booklet/pamphlet (I am not sure how to best characterize it), Geographical design has some strangeness and some faults; but other than that, it appears to be something that may interest a broader audien...

Sep 17 2020
  Artificial intelligence and conservation
Fang F., Tambe M., Dilkina B., Plumptre A.,  Cambridge University Press, New York, NY, 2019. 246 pp. Type: Book (978-1-108464-73-4)

This edited volume is the second book in the publisher’s “Artificial Intelligence for Social Good” series. It is a collection of papers on “research advances in AI that benefit the conservation of wildlife, forests, coral r...

Jun 25 2020
  Marine big data
Huang D., Song W., Zou G.,  World Scientific Publishing Co Pte Ltd, Hackensack, NJ, 2020. 362 pp. Type: Book

Besides offline and online information analysis, big data has a number of defining characteristics: volume, velocity, variety, and veracity. Added to these characteristics are a number of general features relevant to data science, such as validity...

Apr 17 2020
  Oceanographic analysis with R
Kelley D.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2018. 290 pp. Type: Book (978-1-493988-42-6)

This book is about using state-of-the-art software--in this case, the R language--to solve oceanographic problems. The use of computer software in this field is relatively new. Oceanography, the study of the physical and biological aspec...

Jan 16 2020
  Technologizing agriculture
Kirkpatrick K.  Communications of the ACM 62(2): 14-16, 2019. Type: Article, Reviews: (2 of 2)

New technologies continue to revolutionize agricultural business processes. Today, farmers use technologies such as drones, robots, and sensors to cautiously and resourcefully track and manage agricultural assets and operative factors. But what is...

Jun 6 2019
  Technologizing agriculture
Kirkpatrick K.  Communications of the ACM 62(2): 14-16, 2019. Type: Article, Reviews: (1 of 2)

In this survey article, the author argues why agriculture is ripe for transformation via technology, from the management of its various farm assets (such as machinery, plants/crops and livestock, and so on) to enabling new farming techniques, ther...

Mar 28 2019
  Intelligent systems for geosciences: an essential research agenda
Gil Y., Pierce S., Babaie H., Banerjee A., Borne K., Bust G., Cheatham M., Ebert-Uphoff I., Gomes C., Hill M., Horel J., Hsu L., Kinter J., Knoblock C., Krum D., Kumar V., Lermusiaux P., Liu Y., North C., Pankratius V., Peters S., Plale B., Pope A., Ravela S., Restrepo J., Ridley A., Samet H., Shekhar S.  Communications of the ACM 62(1): 76-84, 2019. Type: Article

This article, by 28 authors from as many institutions, announces the creation of, and research agenda for, a new National Science Foundation (NSF)-funded Research Coordination Network on Intelligent Systems for Geosciences. The goal of this activi...

Mar 28 2019
  Large-scale machine learning in the earth sciences
Srivastava A., Nemani R., Steinhaeuser K.,  Chapman&Hall/CRC, Boca Raton, FL, 2017. 226 pp. Type: Book (978-1-498703-87-1)

There is no question that the world, our fragile planet, is changing, and it is changing faster than expected. The question now is whether this process is reversible. This excellent book attempts to answer some of the concerns related to that key ...

Mar 27 2019
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