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2011-03-14 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With many communities throughout the nation facing threats of spring flooding, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) are once again joining forces to commemorate Flood Safety Awareness Week March 14 - 18. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/floodsmart/48725/ FEMA and NOAA's National Weather Service are...

2011-03-01 06:45:00

PASADENA, Calif., March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE: JEC) announced today that it was awarded the Shannon Catchment Flood Risk Assessment and Management (CFRAM) study, a major study of flooding on the River Shannon, by the Office of Public Works (OPW) in Ireland.

2011-01-26 14:22:23

As the residents of Queensland, Australia, turn to the mammoth task of cleaning up after the devastating floods over the last weeks, data from ESA's Earth observation satellites are showing potential for delivering more timely warnings.

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2011-01-12 10:33:01

Scientists stated on Wednesday that global climate changes are a likely trigger of the recent intense monsoon rains that have resulted in the deadly flooding of the Australian state of Queensland.

2010-11-30 14:15:00

Announces Nearly $500,000 in Flood Protection Grants to Benefit 19 Communities HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Edward G.

2010-11-12 11:40:00

BEIJING, Nov. 12, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Tri-Tech Holding Inc.

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2010-11-07 07:28:30

As winter approaches, northern dwellers will get assistance from space to help them face the harsh weather.

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2010-09-29 09:45:00

Researchers have created a computer model that predicts how a disaster's impact on critical infrastructure would affect a city's social and economic fabric, a potential tool to help reduce the severity of impacts, manage the aftermath of catastrophe and fortify infrastructure against future disasters.

2010-09-09 11:10:01

Gregory Stone, director of LSU’s WAVCIS Program and also of the Coastal Studies Institute in the university’s School of the Coast & Environment, disagrees with published estimates that more than 75 percent of the oil from the Deepwater Horizon incident has disappeared.


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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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