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Global Warming Driving Severe Thunderstorms
2013-09-24 09:36:10

[ Watch the Video: Thunderstorms Could Become More Severe In The US ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The risk of severe thunderstorms capable of producing extreme amounts of precipitation and tornadoes is expected to increase in frequency in the US, according to new research published this week in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Weather disasters, including severe thunderstorms, caused more than $1 billion worth of economic...

2009-12-09 09:07:00

Cape Prospector takes the guesswork out of finding the ideal business site CAPE CORAL, Fla., Dec. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Businesses looking to relocate or expand to Cape Coral will get an instant snapshot of available commercial space, key demographics and answers to critical zoning questions through the City's online tool, The Cape Prospector at www.bizcapecoralgis.com. Savvy business owners have a host of questions they need to research when considering where to locate. The...

2008-07-12 03:00:24

By Vaughan, G Schiller, C; MacKenzie, A R; Bower, K; Peter, T; Schlager, H; Harris, N R P; May, P T A multinational field campaign in Australia studied the effect of deep convection on the composition of the tropical tropopause layer. This article describes the Stratospheric-Climate Links with Emphasis on the Upper Troposphere and Lower Stratosphere (SCOUT-O3) and Aerosol and Chemical Transport in Deep Convection (ACTIVE) field campaign conducted in Darwin, Australia (12.47[degrees]S,...

2007-02-16 09:00:00

By Darack, Ed Barely above sea level, dotted with lakes and swamps, and surrounded by semi-tropical waters, the Florida Peninsula is so dominated by moisture that this land is probably best described not as terrestrial at all, but as terraqueous. Enveloped by warmth and humidity for much of the year, the peninsula's skies deliver wave after wave of rain, most famously from lumbering hurricanes, but far more frequently from swift, ephemeral thunderstorms. Sometimes solo, sometimes marching...

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