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Public Consultation On Space Weather - How Should We Prepare

Public Consultation On Space Weather - How Should We Prepare?

Royal Astronomical Society A public consultation on space weather, an area of interest to many RAS Fellows, is currently under way. Space weather is caused by natural processes which affect the conditions in nearby space and the Earth's...

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2014-08-21 12:26:47

AccuWeather provides Windows Phone users detailed and accurate weather information, including the new hyper-local MinuteCast now available for more global locations STATE COLLEGE, Pa., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AccuWeather, Inc., the global leader in digital weather information, today announced it has launched a new version of its Weather for Life app designed for Windows Phone users. The app has several new, popular AccuWeather features, such as MinuteCast®, the leading...

2014-08-20 23:12:23

Weather promotion insurance brokerage firm, Spectrum Weather and Specialty Insurance, has become a member supplier for the Jewelers of America. This association promotes the continued expansion and growth of Spectrum and will give the retail member of the Jewelers of America access to a greater variety of weather promotion insurance options than were previously available, including coverage for Christmas Day snow promotions and wedding day rain promotions. Liberty, MO (PRWEB) August 20,...

2014-08-13 08:22:52

MIAMI, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This year marks the 10th anniversary of the "Big Four" of 2004, when, for the first time in recorded history, four hurricanes struck the Florida coast in one year. Charley, Frances, Ivan, and Jeanne caused an estimated $45 billion in damage, the costliest U.S. Atlantic hurricane season on record at that time. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2014-08-11 20:22:01

CALGARY, Aug. 11, 2014 /CNW/ - Northern Blizzard Resources Inc. ("Northern Blizzard" or the "Company") (TSX: NBZ) will release its second quarter 2014 financial and operating results prior to the opening of markets on Wednesday, August 13, 2014. Northern Blizzard will host a conference call on August 13, 2014, starting at 9:00am MT (11:00am ET), to review the Company's second quarter 2014 results. Participants can access the conference call by dialing (403) 532-5601 or toll-free...

2014-08-11 12:20:44

Partnership Includes "Save of the Night" Feature and Sponsorship of the WNFR Bullfighters GREENVILLE, Pa., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WEATHER GUARD(®), an industry leader in truck and van equipment, announces its partnership with the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) and is now the official truck box of the PRCA. As part of the sponsorship, the WEATHER GUARD(®) brand will be seen by rodeo fans through a variety of offline and online channels, including the "Save of...

Hurricanes Iselle and Julio
2014-08-08 02:05:45

Rob Gutro/Hal Pierce, NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center A NASA satellite has observed heavy rainfall in Hurricane Iselle on its approach to Hawaii. NASA's TRMM Satellite captured rainfall rates within the storm as it passed overhead. In addition, NASA's Aqua satellite provided a larger view of the Central Pacific Ocean and revealed an image of Hurricane Iselle being chased by Hurricane Julio to the east. A tropical storm warning has been issued for Kauai County. NOAA's Central Pacific...

Hurricane Julio Gamma Ray Flash
2014-08-08 02:00:26

Francis Reddy and Rob Gutro, NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center NASA's Fermi and Aqua satellites captured two different views of bursts of strength show by Hurricane Julio as it intensified. NASA's Fermi satellite saw a gamma-ray flash from Julio, while NASA's Aqua satellite saw Julio become more structurally organized as a hurricane. Fermi Spots Julio's Gamma-Ray Flash Shortly after 4:19 a.m. EDT on Monday, Aug. 4, NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope showed that Julio packs a...

2014-08-07 12:32:53

KANSAS CITY, Mo., and BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Severe weather is a constant challenge for Verizon Wireless. During much of the year, thunderstorms, damaging winds, hail and tornadoes are a threat. In the winter, snowstorms and ice storms can wreak havoc. And while the weather can impact the network's ability to deliver an optimal customer experience, it also takes a toll on network equipment. Avoiding potential damage to valuable network assets is top of...

2014-08-06 16:22:31

ReportsnReports.com offers "Meteorological & Weather Forecasting Systems Market by Application (Aviation, Marine, Military), Weather System Types (Broadcasting, Satellite, Radars, Radiosonde ), Equipment (Barometer, Hygrometer, Anemometer) & by Geography - Forecast & Analysis to 2014 - 2020" global research report in its store. DALLAS, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- This report discusses opportunities in the meteorological and weather forecasting systems market. These systems...

approaching tornado
2014-08-06 14:24:32

Kathleen Haughney, Florida State University New research by a Florida State University geography professor shows that climate change may be playing a key role in the strength and frequency of tornadoes hitting the United States. Published Wednesday in the journal Climate Dynamics, Professor James Elsner writes that though tornadoes are forming fewer days per year, they are forming at a greater density and strength than ever before. So, for example, instead of one or two forming on a...


Latest Weather Reference Libraries

Tristram’s Storm Petrel, Oceanodroma tristrami
2013-04-22 14:33:05

The Tristram’s Storm Petrel (Oceanodroma tristrami) is a species of seabird in the family of storm-petrels called Hydrobatidae. The species’ specific and common name comes from the English clergyman Henry Baker Tristram, the species can also be known as the Sooty Storm-petrel. The Tristram’s Storm Petrel is distribution across the North Pacific Ocean; mainly in tropical seas. This storm-petrel has long angular wings and is 24 cm long. The plumage is dark all over with a slightly pale...

Northern short grasslands
2013-04-18 23:18:40

The Northern short grasslands is only 1 of 867 terrestrial ecoregions defined by the World Wide Fund for Nature. This ecoregion includes portions of the Canadian provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan, and the American Great Plains states of Montana, North Dakota, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wyoming. The Northern short grasslands have a semi-arid climate, with the annual average precipitation ranging from 270mm to 450mm. The winters here are cold, with an average temperature of 14 degrees...

Northern tall grasslands
2013-04-18 23:14:41

The Northern tall grasslands is only 1 of 867 terrestrial ecoregions defined by the World Wide Fund for Nature. This ecoregion largely follows the Red River Valley in the Canadian province of Manitoba and the American states of Minnesota and North Dakota. The grasslands have a humid continental climate with moderate precipitation, normally between 450 and 700 mm. The winters are very cold, with an average temperature of 9.5 degrees Fahrenheit, and the summer are warm with the mean...

High Plains (United States)
2013-04-18 22:49:08

The High Plains are a sub region of the Great Plains mainly in the Western United States, but also partially in the Midwest states of Kansas, Nebraska, and South Dakota, generally ecompassing the western portion of the Great Plains before the region reaches the Rocky Mountains. The High Plains are located in southeastern Wyoming, southwestern South Dakota, eastern Colorado, western Nebraska, eastern New Mexico, western Kansas, northwestern Texas and western Oklahoma. They rise in elevation...

Humid Pampas
2013-04-18 22:43:40

The Humid Pampa is an extensive region of flat, fertile grassland of loessic origin in Argentina. It has a precipitation average of 900 mm per year, compared to the Dry Pampas towards the west, which average less than 700 mm. Similar to the Pampas in general, the region's terrain is mostly hilly and of a temperate climate, though rich mollisols are more abundant here than to the west, where the soils are loessic origin are more common. This area is characterized by four distinct...

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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.