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Image 1 - Doppler-on-Wheels Helps Researchers Study Western Snow Storms
2011-12-07 13:36:02

SCHUSS. The term for a straight, downhill ski run. In the land of the Greatest Snow on Earth--Utah--SCHUSS is also the moniker for storm-chasing, Old Man Winter-style.

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2011-03-15 07:46:30

Tornado Alley features never-before-captured tornado footage as scientists seek to understand the structure and origin of tornadoes, and how they can be forecasted more accurately.

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2011-01-11 23:32:06

A doppler-on-wheels gives a new view of lake-effect snows.

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2010-12-09 12:25:00

'Tis the season for snow - thundersnow.

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2010-10-20 09:18:28

USA Science and Engineering Expo features 50 stage shows and more than 1,500 interactive exhibits.

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2010-04-27 14:45:23

In the largest and most ambitious effort ever made to understand tornadoes, more than 100 scientists and 40 support vehicles will hit the road again this spring.

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2009-05-06 07:56:47

VORTEX2, or Verification of Rotation in Tornadoes Experiment 2, is the largest attempt in history to study the origin, structure and evolution of tornadoes.

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2009-04-07 16:44:53

Although most people view tornadoes as something to avoid, next month a small army of scientists will be doing just the opposite, traveling the nation's central region in search of twisters.

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2008-09-18 09:40:00

The only scientific team to successfully brave Hurricane Ike's knock-down winds and swells in Galveston was the DOW, the Doppler on Wheels mobile weather radar operated by the Center for Severe Weather Research (CSWR) in Boulder, Colo.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.