Tech Museum Permanent Gallery
The Tech Museum in San Jose, California, opened a new permanent gallery called “Technology benefiting humanity” on 1 September 2009. It includes the great work of some of The Tech Laureates over the years. Included among the 11 works chosen to be presented is FogQuest. Indeed, it is positioned near the beginning of the exhibition. Please see the entry in the Awards & Honours section of our website for more information.
New Book Contribution – August 2009
A new book contribution by Robert S. Schemenauer was published this month in a sophmore university text, by Thomas V. Cech, in the USA. The citation is:
Schemenauer, R.S.: Fog harvesting, pp. 41-46. Book contribution in:
Principles of Water Resources, History, Development, Management, and Policy, 3rd Edition, by Thomas V. Cech, John Wiley & Sons, USA, 2010, pp. 546.
New Fog Collection Project in Peru – July 2009
The National Geographic Society in the USA has sponsored the construction of fog collectors for a community near Lima, Peru. The work was guided by two people from Germany and uses the fog collector design originally developed in Chile in the 1980s and utilized by FogQuest since its first projects in 2001. Read more here:http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2009/07/090709-fog-catchers-peru-water-missions.html