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2013-03-14 23:03:34

This year's record flooding will mean a glut of flood damaged cars and trucks on the market. A water restoration provider explains how to look for flood damage to vehicles. Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) March 14, 2013 Restoration Local, one of the leading providers of water damage repair and restoration in the United States, is offering tips for identifying used cars that may have suffered flood damage. Flood events result in flood damaged cars and trucks, many of which may end up on local used car...

Delay In Summer Rains Could Affect Agriculture, Livestock And Desert Ecosystems Over Parts Of US And Mexico
2013-03-12 16:40:53

The Earth Institute at Columbia University 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 realistic...

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...


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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 'karpos', fruit.
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