The soil moisture data from NASA's SMAP mission will benefit farmers and ranchers as well as those who do flood modeling and drought monitoring.
Developed university researchers, the toolkit simplifies ways users can sort and organize big data sets to provide faster access to the data most pertinent to their research.
The state of Indiana is developing a data hub to improve data efficiency across government, track the state's progress against key performance indicators and develop policy solutions.
Four public sector health data networks model the components of a future national health data sharing network, according to the policy journal Health Affairs.
LOC said it needs the ability to locate, inventory, audit, index and search for geospatial information.
The Global City Teams Challenge is a contest to develop advanced networking technologies to address critical community interests, including air quality, traffic management and emergency services coordination.
The company’s publishing platform will give agencies intelligence on enterprise content that will help them improve efficiency, increase security and reduce costs.
New image analysis law enforcement tools supported by the International Center for Missing and Exploited Children speed the review of evidence and help agencies focus on victims of child abuse.
NASA awarded a $1.5 million small business contract to develop tools to optimize air traffic control systems given the complexities of growing aircraft and air traffic volumes.
Lockheed Martin has developed a new software test platform designed to mimic naval environments at sea and ashore, which will allow the company to validate sophisticated intelligence, communications and sensor systems before they are introduced in an operational environment.
The Transaction Processing Performance Council's TPCx-HS benchmark was developed to provide performance, availability and energy consumption metrics of big data systems.
Researchers at the San Diego Supercomputer Center are using sensor data and satellite information for situational wildfire surveillance.
Teams will build models that predict the spread of the Chikungunya virus in the Americas; the tools could be applied to other diseases and inform responses to emergencies.
The 2014 GCN Award winning projects range from a system that streamlined a process for victims of physical abuse to obtain protective orders to a cost-saving mobile app by a self-taught Air Force dev team.