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Landsat 5 captures Missouri River flooding near Omaha
Landsat 5 captured an image of flooding occurring along the Iowa/Nebraska border on June 30, 2011. Flooding is still occurring on July 6, and Flood Warnings are still in effect from the National Weather Service. View News Article (2011-07-07)


Extreme weather postpones the flowering time of plants
Extreme weather events have a greater effect on flora than previously presumed. A one-month drought postpones the time of flowering of grassland and heathland plants in Central Europe by an average of 4 days. View News Article (2008-11-06)


Scientists discover pentagonal ice
Scientists at the University of Liverpool have discovered a five-sided ice chain structure that could be used to modify future weather patterns. View News Article (2009-04-07)


Earthquakes in the sky
AN AFTERNOON shower in London may have more in common with an earthquake in California than you`d think, because both processes obey similar statistical rules. The scientists who discovered the link say thinking about rain as a kind of "earthquake in the sky" may help improve models of the weather.          Earthquakes occur because the shifting plates of... View News Article (2002-05-01)


Hoverflies stripe off in summer heat
Ecologists are unraveling the reasons behind seasonal differences in insects’ colour patterns, a question that has puzzled them since the 1970s. Speaking at the British Ecological Society’s Winter Meeting, to be held at the University of Warwick on 18–20 December 2001, Anne Halpin and Dr Graham Holloway of the University of Reading will explain that hoverflies become darker in... View News Article (2001-12-10)


Sun Emits a Mid-level Flare
On Nov. 13, 2012, the sun emitted a mid-level solar flare, peaking at 9:04 p.m. EST. View News Article (2012-11-14)


Unique weather radar to investigate snowfall
The Department of Physical Sciences at the University of Helsinki has acquired a state-of-the-art polarimetric weather radar. View News Article (2006-03-20)


Sun Shoots Out 2 Coronal Mass Ejections
On Jan. 23, 2013, at 9:55 a.m. EST, the sun erupted with an Earth-directed coronal mass ejection, or CME. View News Article (2013-01-25)


Forecast: Showers and thunderstorms
People planning baseball games, picnics, and other outdoor events may have more precise short-term forecasts of rainfall in the next few years, thanks to an observing strategy now being tested by atmospheric scientists at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) in Boulder, Colo. View News Article (2006-08-02)


Danger At Sea (p 503, 543)
A research letter in this week's issue of THE LANCET highlights how trawler fishing and other seafaring jobs are by far the most hazardous occupations in Great Britain. Stephen Roberts from the University of Oxford, UK, investigated the most hazardous of all occupations in Great Britain. The causes of all deaths in British merchant seafaring and trawler fishing-traditionally the two most... View News Article (2002-08-14)

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