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2011-03-11 00:00:27

The global climate monitoring community needs an operational monitoring system that can gather data to help scientists distinguish between natural climate variability and forced change, according to a report compiled by Draper Laboratory based upon recommendations from members of the U.S.

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2011-03-10 07:55:00

The deadly heat wave that crippled Russia last summer was due to a natural atmospheric phenomenon often associated with weather extremes and not directly caused by global warming.

2011-02-18 13:41:00

The US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) have agreed to formally explore strengthening their cooperation in areas of common interest. WASHINGTON, Feb.

2011-01-25 11:57:22

From the hurricane that smashed into New York in 1938 to the impact of the Krakatoa eruption of 1883, the late 19th and 20th centuries are rich with examples of extreme weather.

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2010-12-15 10:40:41

A novel project using cameras mounted on unmanned aircraft flying over the Arctic is serving double duty by assessing the characteristics of declining sea ice and using the same aerial photos to pinpoint seals that have hauled up on ice floes.

2010-11-04 15:25:00

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- IAP Worldwide Services, Inc.

2010-11-02 13:53:00

LAUREL, Md., Nov. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Earth Resources Technology, Inc.

2010-10-24 07:53:58

NSF awards nearly $5 million to understand environmental decision making.

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2010-09-11 12:05:00

From farmers to government officials in charge of efficiently managing Earth's precious water and energy resources, people all over the world rely on accurate short-term climate forecasts on timescales ranging from a few weeks to a few years to make more informed decisions.

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2010-09-10 06:45:00

The active hurricane season could get even busier due to the strengthening of the La Nina climate system, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said in an update on Thursday.


Word of the Day
gazingstock
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.
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