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2013-03-12 11:01:11

Delay Could Affect Agriculture, Livestock, Desert Ecosystems A delay in the summer monsoon rains that fall over the southwestern United States and northwestern Mexico is expected in the coming decades according to a new study in the Journal of Geophysical Research. The North American monsoon delivers as much as 70 percent of the region's annual rainfall, watering crops and rangelands for an estimated 20 million people. "We hope this information can be used with other studies to build...

When Tsunamis Break All The Rules
2013-03-07 05:04:34

[ Watch the Video: Animation of a Tsunami Wave ] April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online An international collaboration has resulted in a new study showing that the earthquake zones off certain coasts, such as Japan and Java, make them especially vulnerable to tsunamis. These zones can produce a focusing point that creates massive and devastating tsunamis capable of breaking the rules by which scientists used to think tsunamis worked. Previously, scientists largely...

2013-02-16 23:00:35

Most flood related injuries occur after the actual flood event. A flood damage restoration provider recommends effetive post flood precautions. Cleveland OH (PRWEB) February 16, 2013 Restoration Local, one of the leading providers of flood damage and water damage repair and restoration in the United States, is providing property owners with a series of precautions to be taken in the aftermath of a flooding event. Most injuries and fatalities occur after a flood, not during, and a few simple...

2013-02-13 17:32:53

Climate Change experts examine rebuilding New research has come up with ways to quickly assess flood damage to houses while also showing most people didn't intend to make changes to reduce their vulnerability after the 2010-11 floods in Australia. Two separate reports from the National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility released today show how lessons learned from households affected by the 2010-11 Australian floods can minimize damage under current and future climates. The...

2013-02-05 13:49:13

According to a new technical report, the effects of climate change will continue to threaten the health and vitality of U.S. coastal communities' social, economic and natural systems. The report, Coastal Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerabilities: a technical input to the 2013 National Climate Assessment, authored by leading scientists and experts, emphasizes the need for increased coordination and planning to ensure U.S. coastal communities are resilient against the effects of climate change....

Climate Change Impacts Will Threaten Economy, Public Health
2013-01-29 10:53:50

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A leading group of scientists and experts from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) recently released a report that emphasizes the need for increased coordination and planning to ensure U.S. coastal communities are resilient against the effects of climate change. The report, titled "Coastal Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerabilities: a technical input to the 2013...

2013-01-20 23:02:08

Most homeowners policies do not cover flood damage. A water restoration provider offers recommendations on securing adequate flood coverage. Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) January 20, 2013 Restoration Local, one of the leading providers of water damage repair and restoration services in the United States, is advising property owners to purchase insurance to protect them against the damage caused by flooding. With floods a very real threat in virtually every area of the country, even during the...

2013-01-17 23:00:42

Flash floods occur year round, in all parts of the country. A severe weather damage restoration provider offers safety tips for flash flooding events. Cleveland OH (PRWEB) January 17, 2013 Restoration Local, one of the leading providers of water damage and severe weather repair and restoration service in the United States, is offering tips on safety protocols in the event of flash flood conditions. Flash floods account for the majority of flood related fatalities in the US each year, and...

2012-12-20 05:02:00

Hurricane Sandy left many homeowners high and dry when it comes to flooding protection. A flood restoration provider takes a look at the facts and myths surrounding property, flooding, and insurance. Cleveland OH (PRWEB) December 19, 2012 Restoration Local, one of the leading providers of water damage and flood restoration services in the United States, is identifying some of the more blatant flood damage myths and misinformation in the wake of some of the most damaging floods on record....


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2012-08-03 11:43:48

Four major events occurred yesterday, the first being the formation of Tropical Storm Ernesto, which is now located just east of the Windward Islands with winds near 45 knots. The second was the heat in the Southern Plains as many places saw temps over 100F with heat index values near 105-110 for the region. High temperatures are again one of the main story makers across the country. 100 degree temperatures continue to plague Texas and Oklahoma. Eleven out of the last 14 days in...

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