National Energy Technology Laboratory: NETL-Developed Online Database Brings Energy-related Wastewater Stream Data To Public’s Fingertips

National Energy Technology Laboratory: NETL-Developed Online Database Brings Energy-related Wastewater Stream Data To Public’s Fingertips. “Community leaders and water researchers can now access publicly available online datasets curated and processed by NETL to better understand the composition of energy-related wastewater streams.”

USGS: Bipartisan Infrastructure Law helps map underground geology across Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia

USGS: Bipartisan Infrastructure Law helps map underground geology across Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia. “This study will cover a vast, 27,500 square-mile area, covering parts of Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia where geophysical data has not been collected for more than 45 years. The study will be funded by and conducted through the USGS Earth Mapping Resources Initiative (Earth MRI), a partnership between the USGS and state geological surveys to modernize understanding of the nation’s fundamental geologic framework through new mapping and data collection.”

Press release: Big data in geochemistry for international research (University of Göttingen)

University of Göttingen: Press release: Big data in geochemistry for international research. ” Large data sets are playing an increasingly important role in solving scientific questions in geochemistry. Now the University of Göttingen has inherited GEOROC, the largest geochemical database for rocks and minerals from the Max Planck Institute for Chemistry (Mainz). The database has been revised and modernised in its structure and made available to its global users in a new form. The ‘GEOROC’ database, the largest global data collection of rock and mineral compositions, currently contains analyses from over 20,000 individual publications (the oldest dating back to 1883) from 614,000 samples. Together, these data represent almost 32 million individual analytical values.”

USDA: New Nutrient Content Information Now Online

USDA: New Nutrient Content Information Now Online. “Have you ever wanted to view food sources of vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients in your diet? The National Agricultural Library’s Food and Nutrition Information Center now houses 36 tables of foods according to their nutrient content. The tables are available for vitamins, minerals, phytonutrients, and macronutrients and are listed in household measure from the highest to lowest in nutrient content. For those with accessibility needs, a CSV format is also available.”

Myanmar Times: NRGI launches open jade data website to promote transparency

Myanmar Times: NRGI launches open jade data website to promote transparency. “The Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI) has launched a new website… which is the first ever portal to publish data related to Myanmar jade. Data based on the latest figures announced under the Extractive Industries Transparency Imitative (EITI) and Myanmar Gems Enterprise will now be available on the website, NRGI said last week. It will include data on licenses, funds channeled in to the sector as well as revenues generated. “

Global Times: Geological data made public by new ministry for first time

Global Times: Geological data made public by new ministry for first time. “One of China’s newly formed ministries, the Ministry of Natural Resources, has uploaded to a public database a massive amount of previously classified Chinese geological information, including estimates of mineral reserves and hydrogeology. It is the first time the one-month-old ministry has released to the public geological information, indicating the government’s ongoing commitment to further opening up various sectors.”

The Telegram: EcoTarium launches digitized database of specimens

The Telegram (Massachusetts): EcoTarium launches digitized database of specimens. “The EcoTarium launched a database of its digitized natural history collection Monday. The searchable database consists of descriptions and images of over 4,000 specimens from the EcoTarium’s collection, including animals, plants and minerals. The collection includes extinct and endangered specimens, some of which are over 100 years old.” The digitizing is still in process; it is expected to be complete by 2025.