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IEDRO presents to USDA on weather data rescue & digitization, agriculture and risk management

Washington DC | Dr. Crouthamel was invited by the USDA’s Associate Administrator For Risk Management, Barbara Leach, to participate in the  Seventh Annual Cyber Security Symposium and Expo at the USDA headquarters in Washington. Dr. Crouthamel presented on behalf of IEDRO. Among the topics Dr. Crouthamel addressed, were weather data rescue and digitization’s impact on agriculture risk […]

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IEDRO Meets with Global Scientific Committee to Push United Efforts

At the invitation of Mr. Chris Muller of Muller Media Conversions, Dr. Rick Crouthamel and Ms. Carmen Skarlupka of IEDRO met with members of the International Council for Science: Committee on Data for Science and Technology’s (CODATA) Data at Risk Task Group (DARTG) on April 19, 2012. CODATA, an interdisciplinary scientific committee established in 1966 […]

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Press Release: WMO Partners with IEDRO to Support Data Rescue in Bolivia, Namibia, Uganda

Deale, Maryland – The United Nation’s weather and climate agency, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), has entered into a cooperative agreement with the International Environmental Data Rescue Organization (IEDRO) to help establish and sustain data rescue projects in Bolivia, Namibia and Uganda. Funds from the WMO’s Voluntary Cooperation Programme (VCP) are being released to IEDRO […]

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Press Release: Maiden IEDRO Trip to Namibia Scheduled

Deale, Maryland – In early 2009, Namibia experienced its worst flooding in four decades. 276,000 people, or approximately one in seven Namibians, were forced to leave their homes due to the floods, which washed out roads, destroyed cropland and hospitals, and caused the incidence of cholera and malaria to spike. A better understanding of weather […]

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Press Release: El Salvador Partners with IEDRO to Save Critical Weather Data

Deale, Maryland – Torrential rains poured down on El Salvador in early November, triggering massive flooding and landslides. The storms killed over two hundred residents of the Central American country, and left thousands homeless. The town of Verapaz saw some of the worst damage, after loosened mud and rocks from the Chinchontepec Volcano buried numerous […]

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