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2010-03-10 13:30:00

CONCORD, Mass., March 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hydraulic engineers from the U.S.

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2010-02-16 11:57:33

Researchers from the University of Barcelona (UB) have, for the first time, analyzed all the articles published in the La Vanguardia newspaper between 1982 and 2007 linked to natural hazards, climate change and sustainable development.

2010-01-27 12:52:00

CONCORD, Mass., Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hydraulic engineers with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, were busy on Jan. 25-26 as heavy rains and snowmelt combined for a potential flood situation in New England.

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2010-01-14 10:37:15

Climate scientists offer revised view of what influences water source for billions of people.

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2009-12-26 09:20:00

On the 5th anniversary of the Indian Ocean Tsunami, an international scientific team has cautioned against claims that ‘bioshields’ - belts of coastal trees - offer protection from tsunami or storm surges.

2009-12-15 23:55:49

A Purdue University scientist has shown man-made changes to the landscape have affected Indian monsoon rains, suggesting that land-use decisions play an important role in climate change.

2009-12-10 13:00:00

Clark School's Galloway Among Engineers and Scientists Recommending River Reconnection to Prevent Flooding Disasters COLLEGE PARK, Md., Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following news advisory was released by the A.

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2009-12-01 10:35:00

A meteorological depression and natural tides have placed much of Venice - including St. Mark's Square - underwater, officials announced Monday.

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2009-10-26 09:00:00

“There is a likely chance of tsunami waves reaching the shores of Israel,” says Dr. Beverly Goodman of the Leon H Charney School of Marine Sciences at the University of Haifa following an encompassing geo-archaeological study at the port of Caesarea.

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2009-10-09 14:45:00

A new study by researchers at the University of Southampton has found that sea levels have been rising across the south coast of England over the past century, substantially increasing the risk of flooding during storms.


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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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