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2010-03-18 09:44:13

Measuring the movement of nutrients in Alaska's glacial streams is a "hot topic" for an NSF-supported research team.

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2010-03-16 14:44:01

An interdisciplinary team of physicists and geologists led by the University of Pennsylvania has made a major step toward predicting where and how large floods occur on river deltas and alluvial fans.

2010-03-15 06:00:00

WASHINGTON, March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- As one of the snowiest winter seasons in many years yields to warmer weather and the promise of rain and snowmelt, the Federal Emergency Management Agency's FloodSmart Campaign and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced that they are again working together during Flood Safety Awareness Week (March 15-19) to raise awareness of the dangers associated with flooding and steps to protect against damage.

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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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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Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).