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2013-12-06 04:20:03

Tokyo, Dec 6, 2013 - (ACN Newswire) - Waseda University announces the formation of an international base for research on compound disasters due to tsunamis, earthquakes, storm surges and volcanic eruptions. The team will include researchers from Canada, the United Kingdom, Iran, Indonesia, Thailand, Tanzania, Bhutan, Chile, and Vietnam.One of of the objectives of the team will be the installation of a basin for tsunami experimental apparatus. The project "Formation of a Disaster Research...

2013-12-02 21:31:29

First comprehensive survey shows 60 percent rise over last 30 years of floods, droughts and storms Europe needs to plan for future probabilities of extreme weather. Heat waves, floods and storms do not respect national frontiers, so there is a need for action at both national and EU levels. The IPCC has advised that the frequency of many types of extreme weather events will continue to grow globally in coming years. Now the national science academies of EU Member States bring into focus...

2013-11-27 23:27:36

All Phase Restoration, operating out of Northern Colorado, has successfully raised over $20,000 for Local Charities in the wake of the recent Colorado Flood Season. Their goal is to put forth a concerted effort towards relieving the suffering of the community they are a part of. Windsor, CO (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 All Phase Restoration, with offices in Denver, Windsor, and Frederick Colorado has reached its annual goal of $20,013 in charity drives and has donated the money to local...

Lessons From Hurricane Sandy: Put Parks, Not Houses, On the Beach
2013-10-28 09:25:19

The Geological Society of America Just days before Hurricane Sandy hit the New York and New Jersey coastline on 29 October 2012, scientists from the City University of New York's (CUNY) College of Staten Island had produced the most detailed model to date of the region's potential for damage from big storms. So naturally, the morning after the floods receded from Staten Island, CUNY geology professor Alan I. Benimoff was out mapping the high-water marks in the flooded neighborhoods. There...

2013-10-26 23:04:21

Heavy rains can result in serious water damage to your home or office. A water restoration professional explains how to protect property when the weather turns threatening. Cleveland OH (PRWEB) October 26, 2013 Restoration Local, one of the leading providers of water damage repair and restoration in the United States, is offering tips to property owners on the prevention of flooding during heavy rain conditions. This sort of water damage can build slowly, and can be catastrophic if not...

National Science Foundation Awards $32 Million In Hazards Sustainability Grants
2013-10-21 09:08:38

National Science Foundation Scientists will study ways of predicting and responding to hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, earthquakes, tsunamis, wildfires Sandy: the deadliest and most destructive hurricane of the 2012 Atlantic hurricane season and the second-costliest hurricane in U.S. history. Damage estimates from the storm surpass $68 billion, a total exceeded only by Hurricane Katrina in 2005. With Sandy's one-year anniversary--October 29th--on the horizon, how do scientists better...

2013-10-17 23:34:11

Property damage restoration company All Phase Restoration is fully equipped to help those affected by the worst of last month’s devastating Colorado flooding return a semblance of normalcy to their lives and their property. Windsor, CO (PRWEB) October 16, 2013 In the wake of a natural disaster, it can be difficult to figure out what the next course of action should be. Thankfully, All Phase Restoration is offering their expertise to flood victims in the wake of Colorado's recent...

2013-10-09 23:30:17

In emergency scenarios, food safety becomes a concern. A water restoration provider explains how to keep food safe during flooding, power outages, and other emergency situations. Cleveland OH (PRWEB) October 09, 2013 Restoration Local, one of the leading providers of water damage repair and restoration service in the country, is offering tips on food safety in the wake of power outages, flooding, or other unexpected emergency scenarios. It is not uncommon for people to survive emergency...

2013-10-03 23:35:44

Following the disastrous floods that swept through much of Colorado, COCAT restoration has been helping residents and businesses asses the damage, pick up the pieces and rebuild. Denver, CO (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 COCAT Restoration has been at the forefront of restoration efforts after unprecedented flooding devastated thousands of homes along Colorado’s Front Range last month. With all the water damage Denver and surrounding areas have experienced, COCAT has been working around the...


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Post Weather Report From August 2, 2012
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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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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