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redOrbit traveled to Germantown, Maryland last week to learn about an innovative ground-based approach to monitoring lightning activity. But the Earth Networks Total Lightning Network (ENTLN) is just one aspect of Earth Networks, the company behind the popular weather website and app, WeatherBug.
Massive hurricanes like Sandy, Isaac and Katrina may cost the United States billions of dollars and thousands of lives, but apparently they don’t deter people from living near these storms’ hardest hit areas.
Researchers have identified areas off southern California with high numbers of whales and assessed their risk from potentially deadly collisions with commercial ship traffic in a study released today in the scientific journal Conservation Biology.
For decades researchers have recorded sounds from whales and other marine mammals, using a variety of methods including passive acoustic monitoring (PAM) to better understand how these animals use sound to interact with each other and with the environment. Now, for the first time, researchers report using this technology to record spawning cod in the wild.
Flood Control America stands in support of NOAA’s efforts to highlight the threat of flooding in the United States with Flood Safety Awareness Week.
When Gulf of Mexico algae don't get enough nutrients, they focus their remaining energy on becoming more and more poisonous to ensure their survival
The merging of two low pressure areas into a large Nor'easter on March 6 brought winter weather advisories and warnings to the Mid-Atlantic.
- The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.