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2013-05-13 23:03:50

NCAR is launching a major field campaign this week with collaborators to better predict where and when spring thunderstorms will hit the Rockies and Plains.

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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.

2009-10-15 13:19:00

INDUS will continue to support the National Severe Storms Laboratory VIENNA, Va., Oct.

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2009-04-23 08:20:00

The National Weather Service there shares a building – the National Space Science and Technology Center – with NASA's Short-term Prediction Research and Transition, or SPoRT, Center. SPoRT puts state-of-the-art NASA satellite data directly into forecasters hands, arming them to recognize weather that threatens your safety.

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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.

2005-06-09 18:51:32

Researchers demonstrate NEXRAD radar helps National Weather Service forecasters save lives.

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2005-04-27 07:12:14

An experimental radar system aimed at giving meteorologists a clearer picture of a forming tornado is being installed in Chickasha, Rush Springs, Lawton and Cyril, according to a University of Oklahoma meteorology professor.


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ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.