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Earth Day 2023

Earth Day 2023: Invest in our Planet.

This wind resource map provides an estimate of global mean wind power density at 50 metres above surface level.  Power density (Watts per square metre) indicates wind power potential, part of which can be extracted by wind turbines.

The waters of Southern Aotearoa New Zealand have the nickname of the Roaring Forties, and the Furious Fifties.  In reference to the wind speeds and their latitude (South of 40 degrees latitude).

The time for investment in renewables is now.

Data sources: Wind resource database 

Geography, digital geography has a role to play in the various outcomes of Climate Change, watch this space as new technologies and methodologies evolve in our ever-changing world.
- Matt Couldrey [geoid - digital geography]

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