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Want To Host A Seismograph In Your Home? Become A NetQuaker
2012-08-27 15:24:47

As this weekend's earthquakes still captivate the headlines, a new program is emerging that implores citizens to act as scientists to try and predict the next big quake.

National Research Council Punts On Fracking-related Earthquakes
2012-06-18 13:44:12

The National Research Council folded to pressure from the fossil fuel industry and pro-fracking Congress members last week by releasing a “more study needed” report on fracking and earthquakes.

Climate Change Will Have An Effect On Basin Water Availability Nationwide
2012-05-21 03:13:33

Climate change projections indicate a steady increase in temperature progressing through the 21st century, generally resulting in snowpack reductions, changes to the timing of snowmelt, altered streamflows, and reductions in soil moisture.

2012-03-09 08:00:00

AWRA's first of its kind forum will bring together Google Geospatial Team, Microsoft Research Connections, U.S.

2011-12-10 02:22:25

More peer-reviewed scientific studies of the effects on wildlife of large-scale solar energy developments and operations are needed to adequately assess their impact, especially in the desert Southwest.

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2011-07-20 14:24:36

Flooding along the Missouri River continues as shown in recent Landsat satellite images of the Nebraska and Iowa border.


Word of the Day
ultimo
  • In the month which preceded the present; in the last month, as distinguished from the current or present month and all others.
  • In the month which preceded the present; in the last month, as distinguished from the current or present month and all others.
The word 'ultimo' comes from the Latin phrase 'ultimo mense', 'in the last month'.
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