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flooding in europe to double
2014-03-03 05:46:00

International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis Losses from extreme floods in Europe could more than double by 2050, because of climate change and socioeconomic development. Understanding the risk posed by large-scale floods is of growing importance and will be key for managing climate adaptation. Current flood losses in Europe are likely to double by 2050, according to a new study published in the journal Nature Climate Change by researchers from the International Institute for...

2014-02-28 23:30:38

The new “7 Quick Tips To Avoid Basement Flooding Disasters This Spring” article on ConfidentAire.com covers ways to guard against water infiltration in your basement due to a spring thaw and rainy season. Batavia, Illinois (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 The new “7 Quick Tips To Avoid Basement Flooding Disasters This Spring” Article on ConfidentAire.com/blog delivers some great precautionary measures to prevent water from overtaking basements. The article is geared towards homeowners...

2014-02-27 23:36:19

Court approves $2.5 Million class action settlement for City of Rockford residents who suffered flooding on August 7, 2007 from Keith Creek. Detroit, MI (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Macuga, Liddle & Dubin, P.C., an experienced environmental class action law firm, is announcing important information for Rockford flood victims. On February 13, 2014, a Winnebago County Circuit Court Judge has approved a $2,500,000 class action settlement between the City of Rockford and Rockford residents...

2014-02-27 23:02:50

Recall UK’s Marcus Heap Discusses the Importance of Protecting Data in a Secure Location Norcross, Ga. (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Globally, severe weather seems to be more frequent than ever. The storms that have swept across Britain have begun to subside, but the Environment Agency has warned that there is still a high risk of floods occurring. There are over 70 flood alerts in place across England, with many rivers expected to rise. Flooding is one of the most frequent natural...

2014-02-27 08:24:19

LINCOLN, Ill., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has granted a one-time waiver of their Emergency Alert System (EAS) rules for the use of a "live" Tornado Warning (EAS code TOR) during the annual statewide tornado exercise in Illinois on Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at 10:00 am CST. This information released by the Illinois Broadcasters Association in cooperation with the Illinois EAS broadcast system. The National Weather Service (NWS)...

2014-02-27 08:23:28

AccuWeather and Samsung bring users all over the world the weather they need wherever they go STATE COLLEGE, Pa., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AccuWeather Global Weather Center - AccuWeather is pleased to announce it is working with Samsung to provide a pre-loaded weather app on the newly announced Samsung Galaxy S5. This is the latest step in a strong relationship between the two companies, providing weather with Superior Accuracy(TM) and the best possible user experience....

2014-02-26 23:33:25

StructureMEDIC is currently providing water damage remediation and repair services to homeowners in the city who experienced frozen and burst pipes and subsequent water damage as a result of the recent winter ice storm. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 StructureMEDIC, water damage remediation specialists in Atlanta, are working with homeowners affected by the recent winter storms that thrashed the city with snow, ice, power outages and freezing temperatures. The extended periods of...

2014-02-26 23:26:34

Austin water damage experts, DryTime Inc, launches new website to better highlight their full range of professional restoration services. (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 DryTime Inc is proud to announce the release of their new website and domain now found at http://www.drytimerestoration.com. The new website is part of DryTime’s continued effort to improve their online presence and better highlight the professional restoration services they offer. “Our primary goal with the new website is...

2014-02-26 23:04:15

Jason Pirtle, P.E., senior structural engineer at TLM Associates, Inc., spoke at the 2014 National Tornado Summit in Oklahoma City, Okla. about creating safe rooms within schools’ existing hallways. The tornado shelters are retrofitted in partnership with Remagen SafeRooms, and they provide schools with a space that meets all FEMA 361 and ICC 500 requirements for loading, impact and life safety. Jackson, TN (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 During severe weather season when school tornado...

Ancient Megacities Were Displaced Due To A Changing Climate: Study
2014-02-26 13:52:27

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Bronze Age Indus civilization, which spanned across northwest India and Pakistan, flourished for thousands of years and mysteriously declined as some type of development forced these ancient people to abandon the mega-cities they had constructed. A newly published paper in the journal Geology has asserted that climate change may be behind this abrupt change in the Indus way of life. "We think that we now have a really strong...


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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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