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INdRA Atmospheric Heat Management Consultancy:Drought causes and solutions  v. 3.4 2015

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Atmospheric Heat Management Consultancy:Drought causes and solutions  v. 3.4 2015

 

geo-engineering experts since 2002, Asilomar International Conference on Climate Intervention ,  Solar radiation management, geoengineers, Marine Cloud Brightening,  ocean acidification,  stratospheric sulfate aerosols,  Carbon dioxide removal, Greenhouse gas remediation and Carbon sequestration, climate change,  runaway global warming,  Paleocene–Eocene Thermal Maximum, UNFCCC, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), Arctic geoengineering, Carbon negative fuel, Convention on Biological Diversity, Earth systems engineering and management,
     
 

Program Description:

Atmospheric heat both regional and local is a result of the combined factors of energy sources, anthropogenic and non-anthropogenic, as well as meteorological and hydrological factors.   The optimization of any of these factor can affect regional climate.  Most people presume that these factors are ineluctable and beyond the reach anthropogenic control.   Yet, it is both well documented, and common knowledge,  that atmospheric heat levels have changed in many regions over time.

 The INdRA atmospheric heat management consultancy is a medium to long term program (5-25 years) designed to manage both annual average temperatures as well as seasonal averages.   Objectives are generally restricted to 2-7%  modifications over the life of the consultancy.  We will focus on annual shifts yet the program will also generally designed to soften peaks or valleys.

Atmospheric heat is a function of topology, hydrology, and metrology.  Each of these realms contributes to the primary heat budget of an area.  Inputs include sunlight, long wave terrestrial sources as well as anthropogenic sources. Output or energy sinks are plant growth, sensible heat reflected back into the atmosphere, and the growing conversion of energy by solar panels and the other captures such as geothermal, etc..

The methodology of the program is longitudinal analysis, of primary source data using manned and drone vehicles, and secondary data sources.  The program deliverables include legislative guidance, and implementation support.

The INdRA Consultative Process:
Typical INdRA  Environmental Projects:
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Methodologies:

Thermal mapping

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Secondary data is augmented with primary data sources collected by professional IR imaging professionals.  Every attempt will be made to hire local or regional professionals. Methods, such as drones or fixed wing surveys, will be selected for effectiveness and cost efficiency.

This portion of the program will deliver a sufficiently detailed longitudinal thermal picture of the area to allow an understanding of heat sources and sinks sufficient to make recommendations.

A tutorial on Infrared Thermography


   
   

Wind mapping

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    Secondary data from various government, NGO, airports, and commercial sources are combined with longitudinal data (6-18 months)  from primary collections devices including anemometers, pressure and relative humidity sensors.

This data is fed in to simulations that allow our team to understand the normal and seasonal wind flows which distribute heat in the region. 

Once accurate wind mapping is accomplished extraordinary sources can be managed.  Wind data is also used to assist in managing sources of humidity, such as energy production facilities and significant evaporation sources to assist in managing the relative humidity and source based precipitation of the region.

 

Alternative Ground Covers:


Figure 1 - Barley interseed
Figure 2 - Cover crop of rye  planted in high sand knolls
Figure 3 -  Cover crop of oilseed radish
Figure 4 - Alfalfa root systems
 
 

Legislative Guidelines

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This consultancy is designed to work directly with local, regional and national legislators through various agencies and commissions.

The primary deliverables from an INdRA environmental consultancy is a series of detailed reports.  These reports will include a wide range of data analysis, feasibility studies, and hard legislative recommendations.Atmospheric Heat Management:

Legislative guidelines will provide sufficient background information on important stakeholder concerns such as best practices,  efficiency and effectiveness historical information, cost estimates, time lines, community impact statements, and model legislation.

Typical recommendations include zoning laws, business development guidelines, commercial, residential and agricultural guides, and infrastructure projects.

INdRA project personnel will act in an explicitly advisory capacity for insurance and legislative purposes.  Where necessary appointments, temporary and open, will be accepted to address political or administrative requirements.

   
  Figure 12 - Sorghum and  pearl millet make good emergency forage.Figure 7 - Rye Cover Crops used as wind strips

Project Leadership 

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Project Management 

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Depending upon the nature of the challenges being addressed, INdRA staffers will employ a variety of project management techniques.  Scrum ban, benefits realization management, and Prince2 are the primary project management approaches.

Our objectives are to move projects forward with sufficient transparency that stakeholders can easily report and justify progress to their constituents.

IINdRA  will supply world class subject matter experts to weigh in at all stages of the projects implementation.  These SME's will be on contract to review important elements of any project.  Those elements of most concern are structural implementation, industrial design, resource acquisition, and standards adherence