Science on a Sphere, a carbon-fiber globe created by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, displays weather conditions and environmental data in a compelling way.
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World weather on a sphere
Using a design originally conceived by Alexander "Sandy" MacDonald, director of NOAA's Earth System Research Laboratory in Boulder, Colo., NOAA's Science on a Sphere system uses an array of projectors to beam current satellite images onto a 68-inch, white carbon-fiber sphere, like this one pictured at the National Severe Storm Lab.
Gov Cloud: Executive Initiatives, Enterprise ExperienceIn this report, we'll examine the use of cloud services by government IT, including the requirements, executive initiatives and service qualifications, and auditing and procurement programs that make government cloud adoption unlike that in the private sector.