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Autumn Ending Later And Spring Starting Earlier In The Northern Hemisphere
2014-03-31 11:19:49

University of Southampton A study by the University of Southampton suggests that on average the end of Autumn is taking place later in the year and Spring is starting slightly earlier. A team of researchers examined satellite imagery covering the northern hemisphere over a 25 year period (1982 - 2006), and looked for any seasonal changes in vegetation by making a measure of its ‘greenness’. They examined in detail, at daily intervals, the growth cycle of the vegetation –...

NASA Study Points To Infrared-Herring As Cause Of Apparent Amazon Green-Up
2014-02-07 10:42:54

Kathryn Hansen, NASA For the past eight years, scientists have been working to make sense of why some satellite data seemed to show the Amazon rainforest "greening-up" during the region's dry season each year from June to October. The green-up indicated productive, thriving vegetation in spite of limited rainfall. Now, a new NASA study published today in the journal Nature shows that the appearance of canopy greening is not caused by a biophysical change in Amazon forests, but instead...

2014-02-05 16:21:22

International coalition opens call for most innovative ideas advancing electric vehicle adoption BOULDER, Colo., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Energy Agency's Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Implementing Agreement, the Clean Energy Ministerial's Electric Vehicles Initiative (EVI) and the smart city think-tank, Urban Foresight, today announced the opportunity to submit nominations to a new EV City Casebook, the second volume in a series highlighting leadership and best...

Seasonal Drying In The Amazon Has Greater Impact Than Thought
2013-10-22 07:05:04

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online New research suggests that the southern part of the Amazon Rainforest faces a higher risk of dieback (the gradual dying of plant shoots beginning at the tip) as a result of seasonal drying than reported by climate models used by the most recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). Furthermore, University of Texas at Austin Jackson School of Geosciences professor Rong Fu and her colleagues report that severe loss of...

Vegetation Probed Across The Globe
2013-07-10 17:10:51

ESA The first global map of vegetation from the recently launched Proba-V has been unveiled, demonstrating that the minisatellite is on track to continue a 15-year legacy of global vegetation monitoring from space. Proba-V is designed to map land cover and vegetation growth across the entire planet every two days. The data can also be used for day-by-day tracking of extreme weather, alerting authorities to crop failures, monitoring inland water resources and tracing the steady spread of...

2013-02-22 20:20:20

Vehicle manufacturer steadily ramping manufacturing capability and expanding component supply base to meet increased demand for 2013 spurred by more aggressive government incentives in California, New York and Chicago STOCKTON, Calif., Feb. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- EVI, a producer of Alternative Energy Vehicles (AEVs), is proud to announce significant and early 2013 gains in the medium and heavy duty truck manufacturing industry sectors. "This is an exciting time for EVI, and...

2012-05-23 02:30:59

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., May 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Being a "geek" has never been cooler--or more respected--according to a survey by Modis, leading provider of information technology staffing. The omnibus survey, conducted in recognition of Geek Pride Day, which is celebrated May 25th, reveals that 54 percent of Americans rated geeks to be extremely intelligent, an increase from 45 percent in 2011. In addition, 71 percent of survey respondents identified geeks as the go-to people...

2012-03-20 14:20:03

STOCKTON, Calif., March 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Electric Vehicles International (EVI), a leader in alternative fuel vehicle development, manufacturing and deployment, announced today the launch of an electric vehicle pilot with Frito-Lay North America, which has the seventh largest privately owned commercial fleet. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100902/SF59087LOGO) EVI's signature all-electric powertrain is seamlessly integrated into an industry standard Daimler...

2012-03-01 08:00:00

STOCKTON, Calif., March 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Electric Vehicles International (EVI) announced today it has been awarded a U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) Schedule, making it possible for federal agencies and military forces to purchase the company's vehicles. Under solicitation QMAA-F6-110004-N, four EVI models of medium-duty all-electric trucks and vans have been approved for government purchase, giving EVI the most comprehensive GSA-approved portfolio of...

2012-01-31 07:30:00

STOCKTON, Calif., Jan. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Electric Vehicles International (EVI) is happy to announce the opening of a new office in Southfield, Michigan. The Michigan office will primarily support EVI's national marketing and sales efforts. EVI has been working on expanding the company's national reach. The opening of the Michigan office will allow EVI to better service our customers in the United States. EVI has also increased manufacturing capabilities at our...