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2011-05-12 07:45:18

Western Europe's exceptionally dry spring is clear to see in maps generated using data from SMOS.

2010-09-08 13:32:41

Rising sea levels and coastal development are threatening coastal freshwater wetlands with saltwater intrusion.

2010-08-02 17:14:33

Using little more than PVC rings, a trashcan, and a scale, students can literally get a feel for soil water retention and field capacity, concepts that are important and useful in fields from farming to engineering.

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2010-05-14 09:32:19

As ESA's SMOS mission nears the end of its commissioning, a new network will provide harmonized global datasets of soil moisture measurements collected from the ground, ensuring the data received from space are as accurate as possible.

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2010-05-05 10:55:00

Despite continued interference issues, Europe’s SMOS satellite is transmitting valuable new data on the way water is cycled across the globe.

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2010-04-25 08:37:04

Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists are helping US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) experts model the movement of radioactive materials in the soil.

2010-03-16 05:15:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Digital Sun, Inc., a leading developer of smart irrigation products, unveils a revolutionary product for residential and commercial markets - S.Sense Wireless Soil-Moisture Sensor Upgrade.

2010-03-11 09:05:11

A naturally occurring class of plant hormones called cytokinins has been found to help increase cotton yields during drought conditions

2010-02-23 07:30:00

MILPITAS, Calif., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Cermetek Microelectronics presented a preview of its AquaMon wireless soil monitoring system at the World Ag Expo in Tulare, California, February 9th through February 11th.

2010-01-22 12:40:37

Researchers have discovered that some of the most fundamental assumptions about how water moves through soil in a seasonally dry climate such as the Pacific Northwest are incorrect – and that a century of research based on those assumptions will have to be reconsidered.


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dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.