Tuesday, January 05, 2010

C.I.A. Revives Data-Sharing Program With Environmental Scientists - NYTimes.com

Glad to see this

The nation’s top scientists and spies are collaborating on an effort to use the federal government’s intelligence assets — including spy satellites and other classified sensors — to assess the hidden complexities of environmental change. They seek insights from natural phenomena like clouds and glaciers, deserts and tropical forests.

The collaboration restarts an effort the Bush administration shut down and has the strong backing of the director of the Central Intelligence Agency.

C.I.A. Revives Data-Sharing Program With Environmental Scientists - NYTimes.com

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