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New Satellite Data Will Help Farmers Facing Drought

New Satellite Data Will Help Farmers Facing Drought

Rosalie Murphy, JPL Earth Science and Technology Directorate About 60 percent of California is experiencing "exceptional drought," the U.S. Drought Monitor's most dire classification. The agency issued the same warning to Texas and the...

Latest California Stories

2014-08-20 23:13:18

Scripps College in Claremont, Calif., has teamed with concept3D, Inc., developers of the CampusBird interactive mapping platform, to design a world-class interactive map that brings the college’s beauty to life online. Boulder, Colorado (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 One of the top five prettiest college campuses in the United States has devised a new way to showcase that beauty. Scripps College in Claremont, Calif., has teamed with concept3D, Inc., developers of the CampusBird interactive...

2014-08-20 23:11:03

Announcing a new plugin from Pixel Film Studios, ProTear that includes up to 60 effects presets Final Cut Pro X Aliso Viejo, California (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Plugin developers from Pixel Film Studios have announced ProTear for Final Cut Pro X. “ProTear is easy to use giving users a fun and creative paper tear style” Said Christina Austin, CEO of Pixel Film Studios. “By dragging and dropping the ProTear preset, users can create a new look they never considered possible.” With...

2014-08-20 23:10:07

Law firms in Orange County California are always looking for ways to retain new clients, and serve the public. Chris Koch & Associates have decided to sign a new deal with well-known advertising company KnackMedia.com Orange County, California (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 The criminal attorneys at Chris Koch & Associates have worked the Southern California criminal courts for years, and have handled many DUI cases. The law firm is always looking to provide affordable legal defense for...

2014-08-20 23:09:35

Blaine Labs, Inc. announced that RevitaDERM® Psoriasis Treatment is now available at CVS/pharmacy locations nationwide. Santa Fe Springs, California (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Blaine Labs®, the creators of Tineacide®, designed the innovative RevitaDERM® Psoriasis Treatment to ease the redness, itching and flaking that is associated with psoriasis. This all-in-one product was created to treat, moisturize, and soothe psoriasis symptoms. RevitaDERM® Psoriasis Treatment...

2014-08-20 23:05:21

Schneider Electric to deliver more than 2.3 million kWh in energy savings across 27 school sites. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management, today announced Vista Unified School District became the third of San Diego County’s 42 school districts to have its Proposition 39 Energy Expenditure Plan approved by the California Energy Commission. Vista Unified School District will receive $4.7 million* that will be used for a variety of...

2014-08-20 20:23:13

CARLSBAD, Calif., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beginning this week, ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT) will offer Exede® high-speed satellite internet plans that provide households in many areas of Alaska with virtually unlimited data usage for communications, web browsing, and streaming media. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20091216/VIASATLOGO Virtually unlimited satellite internet service -- providing at least 150 GBs of monthly data without a strict data allowance -- is...

2014-08-20 20:23:03

CARLSBAD, Calif., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beginning this week, ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT) will offer Exede® high-speed satellite internet plans that provide households across the Hawaiian Islands with virtually unlimited data usage for communications, web browsing, and streaming media. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20091216/VIASATLOGO Virtually unlimited satellite internet service -- providing at least 150 GBs of monthly data without a strict data allowance -- is...

2014-08-20 16:27:39

Discussion focuses on the best way to incorporate code review into development processes and how to integrate with a Continuous Delivery system SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Who: Nikhil Vaze is a Senior Software Engineer at Electric Cloud. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering and MSc in Security Informatics from Johns Hopkins University. What: MERGE 2014 is a Perforce...

2014-08-20 16:23:38

More than 50 dance music acts to perform at the Shoreline Amphitheater & Grounds on Saturday, September 20 & Sunday, September 21, 2014 LOS ANGELES, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Insomniac revealed the massive lineup for the 3(rd) annual Beyond Wonderland, Bay Area music and arts festival, which will return to the Shoreline Amphitheater & Grounds in Mountain View, California on Saturday, September 20(th) and Sunday, September 21(st). This magical two-day adventure will...

2014-08-20 16:23:13

Goodby Silverstein & Partners and Grupo Gallegos help got milk? show parents how to fuel a better future for their children SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Milk Processor Board (CMPB), creators of got milk? and toma leche, is launching a new advertising campaign highlighting how a person's future self is determined by the nutritional choices he or she makes today -- starting of course with milk....


Latest California Reference Libraries

Sierra National Forest
2014-07-31 09:31:42

Sierra National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the state of California and extends along the western slope of the Sierra Nevada mountain range. It holds 1,300,000 acres of protected land that is divided into three ranger districts known as Bass lake Ranger District, High Sierra Ranger District, and Supervisor's Office. It was established in 1893 as the Sierra Forest Reserve, but in 1897, the reserve was split into two areas and it was renamed the Sierra South. It...

Shasta–Trinity National Forest
2014-07-31 09:18:57

Shasta-Trinity National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the state of California. It holds 2,210,485 acres of protected land, making it the largest national forest in its state, and five designated wilderness areas including Mount Shasta Wilderness, Trinity Alps Wilderness, and Yolla Bolly-Middle Eel Wilderness. This forest was created in 1954, when the Trinity and Shasta National Forests were combined. Shasta-Trinity national Forest holds many features...

San Bernardino National Forest
2014-07-31 08:53:16

San Bernardino National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the state of California. This forest encompasses 823,816 acres of protected land, which is divided into two separate areas by mountain ranges known as the San Bernardino Mountains located in the east and the San Jacinto and Santa Rosa Mountains located in the north. This forest holds eight designated wilderness areas, some of which overlap into Angeles National Forest, including Cucamonga Wilderness, San...

Gray Pine, Pinus sabiniana
2014-04-22 11:07:33

Gray pine (Pinus sabiniana) is prevalent throughout California in the United States. The tree is also known as the Digger pine, California foothill pine, ghost pine, bull pine, and nut pine. The Gray pine grows from sea level to 4,000 feet above sea level. This pine likes 15-25 inches of rain per year and grows best in rocky, well-drained soils. This pine is a short pine growing to heights of 36-45 feet high, 105 feet in ideal growing conditions, with trunks measuring 23.6-47.2 inches in...

Sequoia slender salamander, Batrachoseps kawia
2014-02-06 10:04:58

The Sequoia slender salamander (Batrachoseps kawia) is a member of the Plethodontidae family. The species is native to California, ranging the western Sierra Mountains in California and the Kaweah River in Tulare County, California. The Sequoia slender salamander inhabits deciduous woodlands, mossy green areas and coniferous forests. The Sequoia slender salamander typically reaches lengths between 1.3 to 1.8 inches long from snout to vent.  As its common name implies, its small, slim body...

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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.