The Institute of Physics recognises this and is launching a new website, http://environmentalresearchweb.org, a central source of information on these issues covering the whole of environmental science with articles by leading environmental scientists from academia and industry.
The site combines news articles on current issues with opinion pieces, links with environmental journals, a comprehensive database of organisations in the field and an up-to-date events calendar.
Liz Kalaugher, editor of the new website, said: “The site is aimed at people who are already interested in topics covered by environmental science such as climate change and the development of biofuels, whether they are policy makers, working in industry, members of the public, or part of the environmental science community.”
“Environmentalresearchweb will provide people with much more in depth information on, for example the science behind climate change and other environmental issues and enable them to learn more about what is being done to tackle these problems.”
Other articles now live on the site include details of a new Energy Biosciences Institute in the US funded by energy giant BP, how environmental researchers are using satellite mapping tools to help their work, why climate data derived from 6500-year-old coral has serious implications for drought in western Indonesia, and a summary of the IPCC report.
The site also has links to new articles from the open access IOP Publishing journal Environmental Research Letters, launched earlier this year. Registration for membership of environmentalresearchweb is free - members will gain free access to premium content, receive a weekly newsletter and be able to update the site with their comments, details of their events and their company.
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