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Asphaltene analysis takes a giant step
Rice University researchers have developed an easy and accurate technique to detect and quantify the amount of asphaltene precipitated from crude oils, which bedevils the oil industry by clogging wells and flow lines. View News Article (2015-02-24)


Study finds Midwest flooding more frequent
The U.S. Midwest and surrounding states have endured increasingly more frequent flood episodes over the past half-century, according to a study from the University of Iowa. View News Article (2015-02-10)


How to forecast extreme snowfall in Spain
As of Wednesday the entire Iberian Peninsula and the Balearic Islands are in the midst of the first significant cold snap for three winters.  View News Article (2015-02-09)


Heat waves becoming more prominent in urban areas, research reveals
The frequency of heat waves has increased dramatically over the past 40 years, and the trend appears to be growing faster in urban areas than in less-populated areas around the world, a new study suggests. View News Article (2015-01-30)


GPM sees nor'easter dump snow on New England
At 5:05 p.m. EST Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, the Global Precipitation Measurement mission's Core Observatory flew over the Nor'easter that dumped snow on New England.  View News Article (2015-01-29)


Improving forecasts for rain-on-snow flooding
Many of the worst West Coast winter floods pack a double punch. Heavy rains and melting snow wash down the mountains together to breach riverbanks, wash out roads and flood buildings. View News Article (2014-12-18)


Top weather conditions that amplify Lake Erie algal blooms revealed
Of the many weather-related factors that contribute to harmful algal blooms (HABs) in Lake Erie, a new study has identified one as most important: the wind. View News Article (2014-12-17)


NOAA: Researchers offer new insights into predicting future droughts in California
According to a new NOAA-sponsored study, natural oceanic and atmospheric patterns are the primary drivers behind California's ongoing drought.  View News Article (2014-12-09)


Evidence Suggests California's Drought is the Worst in 1,200 Years
As California finally experiences the arrival of a rain-bearing Pineapple Express this week, two climate scientists from the University of Minnesota and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution have shown that the drought of 2012-2014 has been the worst in 1,200 years. View News Article (2014-12-08)


Greenhouse gases linked to African rainfall
Scientists may have solved a long-standing enigma known as the African Humid Period - an intense increase in cumulative rainfall in parts of Africa that began after a long dry spell following the end of the last ice age and lasting nearly 10,000 years. View News Article (2014-12-05)

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