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Forecasting asthma-causing fungal spores from climate
The latest research into a weather phenomenon that affects UK wheat quality could have a knock-on effect in the fight against asthma. Researchers at Harper Adams University College working with MAARA, the Midlands Asthma and Allergy Research Association, and the University of Reading, believe fluctuations in air pressure, known as the North Atlantic Oscillation or NAO, may contribute to the... View News Article (2003-11-17)


Climate Computer Modeling Heats Up
New "petascale" computer models depicting detailed climate dynamics, and building the foundation for the next generation of complex climate models, are in the offing. View News Article (2008-09-09)


New phone alerts for extreme weather may prevent casualties in India
When Cyclone Phailin hit India in late 2013 it became the largest storm to batter the subcontinent in over a decade. The storm, officially classified as a Category 5 tropical cyclone, affected more than 12 million people in India and neighboring countries, and required mass evacuations. View News Article (2014-01-08)


Many characteristics of Mars, including ice, are similar to Earth, paper says
Mars gets as far as 250 million miles away, but many parts of it closely resemble places on Earth, including its landscape, history of water, soil and even its weather, says a Texas A&M University researcher in the current issue of "Science" magazine.  View News Article (2009-07-06)


Safer navigation means more helicopters saving lives
Helicopter Emergency Services (HEMS) deal with emergency evacuations and inter-hospital transport across Europe. Improved navigation information from EGNOS could mean fewer cancelled flights due to adverse weather. Although most modern helicopters have Instrumental Flight Rules (IFR) capability this is not used because IFR are not adapted to helicopter flight characteristics. As a result almost... View News Article (2003-04-16)


NASA measured nor'easter's powerful winds from space
When blizzard warnings were in effect in New England, NASA's ISS-RapidScat instrument provided forecasters with wind speed data on the nor'easter that had hurricane-force wind gusts. View News Article (2015-01-29)


NASA measured nor'easter's powerful winds from space
When blizzard warnings were in effect in New England, NASA's ISS-RapidScat instrument provided forecasters with wind speed data on the nor'easter that had hurricane-force wind gusts. View News Article (2015-01-30)


GOES-13 Satellite Eyeing System With a High Risk of Severe Weather
A low pressure area currently over northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin has created conditions that call for a forecast of severe weather in the eastern third of the U.S. today and one area is even labeled "high risk." The GOES-13 Satellite captured a visible image of the system today as daytime heating was boiling up strong and severe thunderstorms. View News Article (2011-04-27)


Imaging The Invisible: A New Look At Space Weather
How is it possible to image tiny particles that are normally invisible? What happens to our planet and its surroundings when huge solar storms collide with Earth's magnetic shield? These are just some of the questions that will be addressed this week during the UK/Ireland National Astronomy Meeting in Dublin. Our Earth is continually buffeted by a stream of energy in the form of electromagnetic... View News Article (2003-03-31)


Predicting Volcanic Eruptions
The weather forecast could help predict volcanic eruptions, according to new research from the University of East Anglia (UEA). Scientists from UEA`s School of Environmental Sciences found that intense rainfall can trigger volcanic dome collapse - a particular type of eruption that occurs when a build-up of molten rock inside the side of the mountain becomes unstable and collapses releasing lava,... View News Article (2002-09-04)

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