What are Environmental Futures & Big Data?
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Defined as the problems and opportunities arising from human activity or global trends where digital technology, big data, other disciplines and cross functional and cross institutional working can provide a viable solution.
Environmental Futures encompasses environmental sciences and covers atmospheric, terrestrial, freshwater and marine, pollution control and mitigation, meteorological sciences, climate change, ecology and environmental monitoring, impacts on ecosystems goods and services.
By its nature and as implied in the word ‘futures’, some of the problems requiring a solution are not yet known or fully understood. The nature of the problems may extend into a wide variety of sectors. This is expected and encouraged.