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2011-05-23 05:03:00

EMERYVILLE, Calif., May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Monsoon Commerce, the world's most advanced online marketplace provider for sellers, announced the first online textbook-rental marketplace. Independent sellers are now enrolling in the new book-rental program, preparing for the fall back-to-school sales season. In July, participating sellers will begin renting textbooks and other books to shoppers on Alibris, Monsoon Commerce's flagship retail marketplace. (Logo:...

2011-05-12 09:13:00

SAN MATEO, Calif., May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Monsoon Multimedia, a leading provider of video convergence products, today announced it has partnered with I-O DATA DEVICE, INC. to distribute its Vulkano line of devices in Japan. Monsoon and I-O DATA will provide Japanese consumers with the ability to enjoy their home television experience on their smartphones, computers and tablets from anywhere in the world. "Consumers today want to access their entertainment content anytime and...

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2011-05-12 11:34:40

A sediment core from a South American lake revealed a steady, sharp drop in crucial monsoon rainfall since 1900, leading to the driest conditions in 1,000 years as of 2007 and threatening tropical populations with water shortages, a team from Pitt, Union College, and SUNY-Albany reports in PNAS A 2,300-year climate record University of Pittsburgh researchers recovered from an Andes Mountains lake reveals that as temperatures in the Northern Hemisphere rise, the planet's densely populated...

2011-05-10 05:03:00

EMERYVILLE, Calif., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Monsoon Commerce, Inc., the premier provider of online marketplace solutions for sellers and retailers, announced today that representatives from the industry's biggest marketplaces and eCommerce organizations will be attending its annual user conference, which will be held July 6-8, 2011, in Portland, Oregon. The Monsoon Conference (MonCon) is a yearly event that brings together online sellers from around the US and beyond. (Logo:...

2011-04-27 05:03:00

EMERYVILLE, Calif., April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Monsoon Commerce, Inc., the leading provider of online marketplace-based solutions for sellers and retailers, announced today that it now supports the sale of video games on Alibris.com. In addition, the company has stated that video game inventory will soon be sold on other marketplaces supported by Monsoon Commerce. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110404/LA76201LOGO) "Broadening our catalog in this way is the perfect step...

2011-03-03 23:32:46

Polluted snow causes early runoff, stronger monsoons in Asia In some cases, soot "“ the fine, black carbon silt that is released from stoves, cars and manufacturing plants "“ can pack more of a climatic punch than greenhouse gases, according to a paper published in the journal Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics. Researchers at the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, the University of Michigan and NOAA found that soot landing on snow on the massive Tibetan...

2011-01-24 05:03:00

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Monsoon Commerce Solutions (MCS), the leading provider of online marketplace-based solutions for sellers and retailers, and K12Buy.com, the premier education and government procurement and sourcing company, are now providing access to over 120 million items--including new and used books, textbooks, movies, and music--to US school districts across the nation. Offered for sale by independent sellers worldwide, this vast inventory of items is...

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2011-01-12 10:33:01

Scientists stated on Wednesday that global climate changes are a likely trigger of the recent intense monsoon rains that have resulted in the deadly flooding of the Australian state of Queensland. The Queensland floods have killed 16 people since the downpours started in December, inundating towns, crippling the coal mining industry, and now swamping the state's main city of Brisbane. One of the strongest La Nina patterns ever recorded is being blamed for the rain.  La Nina is a cooling...

2010-12-20 05:03:00

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Monsoon Commerce Solutions (MCS), the leading provider of online marketplace-based solutions for sellers and retailers, and Infibeam.com, India's largest e-commerce retailer, have completed an integration project that enables Infibeam to give shoppers in India access to 100 million items--including new and used books, textbooks, movies, and music--offered for sale by independent sellers. (Logo:...

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2010-10-06 09:20:16

By Brian Wallheimer, Purdue University Doppler weather radar will significantly improve forecasting models used to track monsoon systems influencing the monsoon in and around India, according to a research collaboration including Purdue University, the National Center for Atmospheric Research and the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi. Dev Niyogi, a Purdue associate professor of agronomy and earth and atmospheric sciences, said modeling of a monsoon depression track can have a margin of...


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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...

Post Weather Report From September 5, 2012
2012-09-06 08:00:50

September 5: The southwest was encompassed in the monsoon rains yesterday bringing areas of flash flooding to portions of Arizona. Another smaller but large flooding event occurred along the Mississippi Gulf Coast where places in Jackson County received 7inches of rainfall in 2 1/2hours which lead to large flooding problems of already saturated grounds from Isaac-1. The heat persisted in Eastern Texas and into Louisiana and northward into Arkansas as some places felt temps hit the100’s with...

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2009-07-04 16:31:47

Rain is a type of liquid precipitation. It is defined as condensation of atmospheric water vapor that forms into drops that become heavy enough to fall, and often making it to the surface. Rain is the primary source of most of the fresh water in the world. Rain provides suitable conditions for diverse ecosystems, water for power sources and for crop irrigation. Not all rain reaches the surface. Some rain evaporates as it falls, especially through dry air. This type of rainfall is known as...

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