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Icy Work In Store For NASA Scientists
2014-02-28 05:09:31

Ice formation inside airplane engines can be a concern year round. NASA and international researchers are now studying the problem during the summer months in Darwin, Australia.

2014-02-26 08:24:30

SkyLife Chooses the Alticast Cloud Media Platform for Pioneering Cloud PVR Service BROOMFIELD, Colo., Feb.

2014-02-25 23:33:32

Cloud|AG’s ServicePoint365 business application for Office 365 SharePoint has been nominated for Metalogix’s 2014 Best of Breed award which honors SharePoint and Office 365 SharePoint Online

Giant Gas Cloud Spotted By Telescope On Antarctica's Ridge A
2014-02-21 08:19:35

Using a telescope installed at the driest place on earth - Ridge A in Antarctica – a UNSW-led team of researchers has identified a giant gas cloud which appears to be in an early stage of formation.

2014-02-13 23:27:55

New on-line site provides live access to analog sensors and NMEA 2000 network data from any browser enabled device.

2014-01-27 14:53:16

The warming effect of human-induced greenhouse gases is a given, but to what extent can we predict its future influence?

2014-01-17 23:23:42

As an established IT consultancy in the north west of England, Interezia turns to Cloud|AG’s ServicePoint365 to help deliver added value to Office 365 and SharePoint Online clients.

2014-01-13 23:25:04

TOSS C3, the nation’s only provider of IT as a Utility® and vBCDR® along with 30 additional cloud computing products, is pleased to announce the selection of Starbucks for its 2014

Noctilucent Clouds In Antarctica Being Studied Closely By NASA's AIM Mission
2013-12-24 11:17:05

A group of electric-blue clouds are hovering over Antarctica right now, and NASA’s AIM spacecraft is helping scientists better understand them.


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Weather Model Discussion:  How To Use Surface Dew-points For Weather Forecasting Purposes
2013-01-29 08:53:47

Surface Dew-points can play a huge role in weather forecasting. The first such role is that it helps determine the amount of moisture in the atmosphere for a given point. If we look at the current dew-point map above from January 28, 2013 we can note several things of interest. First, if we look at where the black circle is around the number 70, we can make note that this air right off the coast of Texas is at a dew point of 70F. The temperature outside must be above 70F, because the...

Weather Education - Orographic Thunderstorms
2013-01-13 09:40:16

Orographic thunderstorms are formed when the air is pushed up a mountain side. This type of thunderstorm is found only on the windward side of a mountain range. In the United States we would find these types of thunderstorms on the western slopes of the Rocky Mountains and also on the western slopes of the Appalachians. Things that make this thunderstorm important: First of all they only form in certain geographical places on the earth as mentioned above. But they can form anywhere in the...

Weather Pack For July 30, 2012
2012-08-01 12:22:59

Weather Pack is our way to envision what is happening with the weather and create a weather forecast for a certain area of the United States. Today’s focus is on Southwest Mississippi along the Mississippi River. On the left side we have a Skew-T which is used to help us determine what is happening in the upper levels at our forecast location. On the right side is our morning satellite image; both of these features are important to creating an accurate forecast. The Skew-T will show...

Surface Analysis Features
2012-09-03 16:09:19

The above map looks at what is known as ceilings. The definition of ceilings is the first broken or overcast layer of cloud cover in the atmosphere. For it to be considered a ceiling the clouds need to cover more than half of the sky. If we look at the red circled area we see the numbers of 1 and 2. This tells us that there is a ceiling at 1,000-2,000ft which are in the level of low clouds such as cumulus or stratus. The second is the black circle found in the Dakota’s. Here we are...

Cumulus-nimbus Clouds
2014-01-11 00:00:00

The image above shows a Cumulus-nimbus cloud that has an anvil top to it. The reason that can be identified is that the cirrus is in place above the center of the storm. The image below does not have an anvil top yet. The anvil top forms on CB clouds after they reach the height in the atmosphere where they begin to feel the upper level winds becoming too strong for them to continue development vertically. The storm on the right has not felt the upper level winds yet, that is why it lacks the...

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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
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