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Which Is It? Urban or Rural? – FREE WEBINAR

Which Is It? Urban or Rural? – FREE WEBINAR

NaviKnow is presenting a FREE Live webinar mini-course on Which Is It? Urban or Rural?, February 13th at noon CST. The Guideline on Air Quality Models (40 CFR 51 Appendix W) states in section 7.2.1.1 “for any dispersion modeling exercise, the urban or rural determination of a source is critical” and then provides two options:…

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New NK Tools Online

New NK Tools Online

Most of you have heard of Ring, the wifi-enabled digital video camera and doorbell home security system. When the company was starting out and showing signs of growth, the founder and CEO made a pitch to potential investors on the TV show Shark Tank. The purpose of the pitch was to take the 6-figure company…

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NK Tools for Land Cover and Terrain – FREE WEBINAR

NK Tools for Land Cover and Terrain – FREE WEBINAR

NaviKnow is presenting a FREE Live webinar virtual workshop on New NK Tools Online, January 30th at noon CST. If you haven’t noticed, the USGS has updated its website. As a result, elevation data in GeoTiff format and land cover data from 1992 are no longer available. Why it that important? AERMAP, the EPA program…

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NK Tools for Model Results

NK Tools for Model Results

Have you ever wondered why some things are the way they are? Why do cars have four wheels? Why are the letters of a keyboard laid out the way they are? Why do men’s shirts and women’s blouses button on different sides? There is an actual explanation for each of these, but, in general, it…

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NK Tools for Model Results – FREE WEBINAR

NK Tools for Model Results – FREE WEBINAR

NaviKnow is presenting a FREE Live webinar virtual workshop on NK Tools for Model Results, January 23rd at noon CST.  Each AERMOD model run can generate one, two, ten, or dozens of result sets depending on the number of averaging times and source groups.  Commercial model interfaces can provide a result summary for one model…

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NK Tools for Data Visualization

NK Tools for Data Visualization

Everyone would agree that maps are a very useful tool. Tons of information in a very compact and intuitive format. With the onset of digital maps, GPS, and smartphones, we all carry the means to know exactly where we are, know what is around us, and potentially navigate to anywhere in the world. Do realize…

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NK Tools for Model Input

NK Tools for Model Input

A while back, I posted the article Connect Your Modeling Database to Your GIS, preaching the benefits of using a database-centric approach to dispersion modeling. The main point of the article was one thing (a database) is easier to manage than dozens or hundreds of free-floating files. If you are reviewing someone else’s modeling project,…

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NK Tools for Data Visualization – FREE WEBINAR

NK Tools for Data Visualization – FREE WEBINAR

NaviKnow is presenting a FREE Live webinar virtual workshop on NK Tools for Data Visualization, January 16th at noon CST.  Model input files contain thousands to millions of numbers. Too many for the human mind to comprehend all at once. Data visualization allows complex shapes and spatial relationships to be easily understood. NaviKnow has the…

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NK Tools for Model Input – FREE WEBINAR

NK Tools for Model Input – FREE WEBINAR

NaviKnow is presenting a FREE Live webinar virtual workshop on NK Tools for Model Input, January 9th at noon CST.  If you have had to review an air quality analysis (AQA), then you know the typical AQA is comprised of dozens, if not hundreds of files. Wouldn’t your life be easier if there was only…

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