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Scientists Release Global Maps Of Soil Moisture
2014-07-08 03:28:01

[ Watch The Video: Aquarius Returns Global Maps Of Soil Moisture ] Maria-José Viñas, NASA Scientists working with data from NASA's Aquarius instrument have released worldwide maps of soil moisture, showing how the wetness of the land fluctuates with the seasons and weather phenomena. Soil moisture, the water contained within soil particles, is an important player in Earth's water cycle. It is essential for plant life and influences weather and climate. Satellite readings of soil...

2014-05-12 08:37:38

The Decagon Devices MPS-6 Matrix Water Potential Sensor uses Ceramic discs to take long term and accurate soil moisture measurements in any environment. PULLMAN, Wash., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Decagon Devices MPS-6 Matric Water Potential Sensor uses ceramic discs and a six-point water potential calibration to take soil water potential measurements across the plant available water range in almost any environment. The Decagon Devices MPS-6 matric water potential sensor...

2014-02-27 23:27:53

University of Washington Bioengineering Professor Makes Startling Statement on Sharon Kleyne Hour Radio Show Hosted by Bio Logic Aqua Research Founder Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Nearly all available information on the water content of the human body puts the number at 60 to 70 percent, a little more for children and a little less for the elderly. According to recent findings by Gerald Pollack, PhD, Professor of Bioengineering at the University of Washington, the actual...

2014-02-11 23:26:51

The new interface allows growers to be more efficient accessing their field data. Tulare, CA (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 Rain Bird introduces a new multi-ranch dashboard for its ClimateMinder solution, which allows growers to more easily and quickly review field data from all their weather and soil moisture stations using any web-enabled computer or mobile device. The new dashboard is focused on geolocation, offering a user-friendly map to quickly identify areas which require attention,...

2013-12-13 23:01:01

Moisture and Humidity affect a home’s crawl space in many ways. Horne's Pest Control has some tips for homeowners on how to avoid moisture control issues. Martinez, GA (PRWEB) December 13, 2013 When God created the Universe He designed it so that moisture evaporates out of the soil and into the clouds. This moisture later comes down as rain. This has continued since the beginning and water today is the same water that the dinosaurs drank. In a crawl space, this moisture...

Amazon Rain Forest Drought Resistant
2013-11-14 13:25:00

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Scientists writing in the Journal of Climate claim the Amazon rain forest may be more resilient in its ability to cope with dry conditions than previously believed. Researchers from the University of Exeter and Colorado State University used a computer model to demonstrate that the Amazon rainforest may be able to withstand periods of drought better than what previous climate models had predicted. During the study, researchers removed...

2013-11-01 23:21:28

Wagner Meters is pleased to announce that they will once again be part of Surfaces Trade Show 2014. Rogue River, OR (PRWEB) November 01, 2013 Wagner Meters is pleased to announce that they will once again be part of Surfaces Trade Show 2014. “Surfaces is a great place to connect with the industry,” says Jason Spangler, Rapid RH® Product Sales Manager, “both to share and to learn what advances have been made in the flooring industry.” Representatives from both Wagner’s Wood...

2013-10-18 23:04:59

Research-grade Soil Moisture Smart Sensors are now CE Compliant, enabling them to be sold to the European market. Bourne, MA (PRWEB) October 18, 2013 Onset (http://www.onsetcomp.com), a world leader in data loggers and weather stations, today announced that the company’s research-grade Soil Moisture Smart Sensors are now CE Compliant. This enables the sensors to be sold to the European market, as they now meet the 2013 update to the requirements as defined in EN 61326-1: 2013. The 10HS...

2013-06-03 23:02:43

CSC Scientific has been a resource for solving moisture determination problems for more than five decades. In addition to answering direct inquires, the company regularly publishes information about many aspects of the subject moisture testing including Moisture Content and Water Activity. Fairfax, VA (PRWEB) June 03, 2013 Moisture content in a product is a simple concept. However, moisture, i.e. water is pervasive. It gets into the very structure of a material. Consequently, it is often...


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