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Earth Networks: An In-Depth Corporate Profile (Part 2)
2013-04-05 12:28:30

Part 2 of redOrbit´s exclusive 6-part series Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In the first installment of this series, we explored how the Maryland-based company Earth Networks positioned itself as the world leader in ground-based weather sensor data collection through the mass deployment of their weather station sensor network. Typically, private sector weather companies like The Weather Channel or Accuweather rely on the National Oceanic and Atmospheric...

Earth Networks: Flying Under The Radar
2013-04-04 08:34:27

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Part 1 of redOrbit´s exclusive 6-part series. Last month, an article published on redOrbit profiled the NASA/NOAA GOES-R satellite. Slated for a 2015 launch, this amazing piece of geostationary technology is being touted for its potential to better predict severe weather conditions in the Western Hemisphere, and there can be no denying its importance to the advancement of meteorological science. A component of the GOES-R...

2013-03-23 23:04:21

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. The annual event shines a spotlight on the many ways floods can occur, the hazards associated with floods, and what citizens can do to protect their lives and property. Sudbury, MA (PRWEB) March 23, 2013 “NOAA´s National Weather Service does so much to promote flood safety, and Flood Safety Awareness Week is a shining example of...

2013-02-26 23:02:26

Veteran forecaster Mark Willis chosen to lead the meteorology program at Surfline/Wavetrak, Inc. Huntington Beach, CA (PRWEB) February 26, 2013 Surfline/Wavetrak, Inc. is proud to announce Mark Willis as the new Chief Meteorologist, who will shift from his position as Atlantic Forecast Chief and commence his role as leader of the company´s renowned forecasting and meteorology team. Willis, an East Coast native, will oversee surf and marine forecasting, training, and meteorological...


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Weather Pack For July 30, 2012
2012-08-01 12:22:59

Weather Pack is our way to envision what is happening with the weather and create a weather forecast for a certain area of the United States. Today’s focus is on Southwest Mississippi along the Mississippi River. On the left side we have a Skew-T which is used to help us determine what is happening in the upper levels at our forecast location. On the right side is our morning satellite image; both of these features are important to creating an accurate forecast. The Skew-T will show...

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  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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