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Real-time ship data in Tauranga

John Kerr posted in on October 13th, 2011.

Currently location information for ships in the Tauranga region is unavailable. We have contacted, the host of the below application, with aim of rectifying the situation. We apologise for the inconvenience . Real time satellite data is available for ships in the Tauranga region.   Marrine shows the location of all registered ships […]

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Observing Earth from above: remote sensing and satellite data

Dacia Herbulock posted in on February 15th, 2011.

UPDATE: ATV Launch successful (see below) This week, top scientists from the European Space Agency are in New Zealand for the launch of the ‘Johannes Kepler’ unmanned spacecraft, which will be tracked at Awarua Station near Invercargill. The new spacecraft, known as an Automated Transfer Vehicle or ATV, will carry essential supplies to the International […]

Newsletter digest: Earth Observing, Nanotech and Job opening at SMC

Dacia Herbulock posted in on February 14th, 2011.

We’re hiring! One of our media advisors has been snapped up by the science sector which means the SMC is looking for new talent. If you are obsessed with science, news savvy, great with words and interested in how science is communicated, you could well be the perfect person to join our small Wellington-based team. […]

NZ Herald/NZPA: NZ scientists to work with Nasa on $375m project

Peter Griffin posted in on May 28th, 2010.

NASA and NIWA scientists are to cooperate on a $375 million project to better understand how fast greenhouse gases enter and leave the atmosphere. An excerpt: (read in full here) “The satellite, to be launched by February 2013, would pick up data from 15 measurement stations around the world, Dr Crisp said. “The New Zealand […]

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