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Climate disasters: New Baylor study explores how people respond
New results from a Baylor University study show that different behaviors and strategies lead some families to cope better and emerge stronger after a weather-related event. (2011-01-12)
Dead of winter is tough on arthritis sufferers
As cold winter weather sets in and daylight hours dwindle, many older Chicagoans with arthritis tend to sit idle, missing out on the daily dose of physical activity they need to improve their health, according to a Northwestern Medicine study. (2011-11-04)
EARTH Magazine: Humans are influencing some extreme weather events, but not all
It has often been said that individual weather events cannot be attributed to global climate change, but recent advances in the science of attribution are challenging that notion. (2014-01-16)
University of Oklahoma researchers working to advance predictability research initiatives
Faculty from the University of Oklahoma School of Meteorology are leading the school's predictability research initiatives with multiple projects that could one day lead to more accurate forecasts of weather-related events, including landslides and tornadoes. (2011-04-25)
Important space weather instrument cleared for installation onto GOES-R spacecraft
The Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-R known as GOES-R Series Program completed its next instrument, SUVI or the Solar Ultra-Violet Imager, which is now ready for integration onto the GOES-R spacecraft. (2013-12-17)
Cluster and Double Star witness a new facet of Earth's magnetic behaviour
Five spacecraft from two ESA missions unexpectedly found themselves engulfed by waves of electrical and magnetic energy as they travelled through Earth's night-time shadow on 5 August 2004. (2006-03-30)
CME To pass Earth, Messenger and Juno
On July 16, 2013, at 12:09 a.m. EDT, the sun erupted with an Earth-directed coronal mass ejection or CME, a solar phenomenon that can send billions of tons of particles into space that can reach Earth one to three days later. (2013-07-16)
Sun erupts with a CME toward Earth and Mercury
On July 9, 2013, at 11:09 a.m. EDT, the sun erupted with an Earth-directed coronal mass ejection or CME, a solar phenomenon that can send billions of tons of particles into space that can reach Earth one to three days later. (2013-07-10)
Trans-Atlantic Crossing Attempt By Aerosonde Miniature Autonomous Aircraft Moving Ahead With New Itinerary
Aviation authorities from the United Kingdom have given final regulatory approval to The Insitu Group, of Bingen, Wash., and the University of Washington to attempt the first trans- Atlantic crossing by an autonomous aircraft. (1998-08-10)
An accurate way of predicting landslides
A landslide can seriously injure or even kill people. Now, a new early warning system will be the first to employ geological data in tandem with the latest weather forecasts to provide a concrete warning in emergency situations. (2013-03-13)
UW-Madison programmer gives weather for the palm of your hand
Weather lovers have a new tool at hand to obtain weather information on demand through a PDA-friendly weather Web service created by Russ Dengel at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. (2006-01-13)
NASA's solar dynamics observatory captured trio of solar flares April 2-3
The sun emitted a trio of mid-level solar flares on April 2-3, 2017. (2017-04-03)
New supercomputer enhances reliability of weather predictions
A new Swedish supercomputer for weather forecasting will greatly improve prediction reliability. (2005-02-14)
Space weather bouts growing concern to space, communications industries
While weather likely has been a common topic of conversation since ancient humans first learned to articulate their thoughts millennia ago, one of the hottest topics today among scientists is space weather. (2002-08-29)
NASA's TRMM Satellite sees tornadic Texas storms in 3-D
NASA's Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) satellite provides a look at thunderstorms in three dimensions and shows scientists the heights of the thunderclouds and the rainfall rates coming from them, both of which indicate severity. (2012-04-05)
MSG-1 first image unveiled
This dramatic image of the Earth is the first from the Meteosat Second Generation (MSG-1) satellite, launched 28 August. (2002-12-11)
NASA and NOAA ready GOES-P satellite for launch
NASA is preparing to launch the NOAA Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-P (GOES-P) from Space Launch Complex 37 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. (2010-02-22)
NASA and NOAA's newest GOES satellite ready for action
NASA and NOAA's latest Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite, GOES-15, has successfully completed five months of on-orbit testing and has been accepted into service. (2010-09-01)
New award recognizes excellence in space weather and nonlinear waves and processes research
The American Geophysical Union announces the Space Weather and Nonlinear Waves and Processes Prize, a bi-annual award to an AGU member-scientist recognizing cutting-edge research in those fields. (2011-12-09)
Taking a fresh look at the weather
Given the UK's obsession with the weather, it would seem obvious that the basic understanding of how low pressure systems evolve has been known for a long time. (2011-08-01)
Warm weather may hurt thinking skills in people with MS
People with multiple sclerosis may find it harder to learn, remember or process information on warmer days of the year, according to new research released today that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 63rd Annual Meeting in Honolulu April 9-16, 2011. (2011-02-17)
K computer runs largest ever ensemble simulation of global weather
Using Japan's flagship 10-petaFLOPS K computer, researchers from the RIKEN Advanced Institute for Computational Science have succeeded in running 10,240 parallel simulations of global weather, the largest number ever performed, using data assimilation to reduce the range of uncertainties. (2014-07-23)
Sun unleashes first X-class flare of 2014
The sun emitted a significant solar flare peaking at 1:32 p.m. (2014-01-07)
Tropical Storm Wali no more, but remnants soaked Hawaii
On July 19, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Central Pacific Hurricane Center noted that Wali didn't even make it to the Big Island, but moisture associated with the storm did. (2014-07-21)
MU researchers to study dangerous, deadly weather phenomenon
University of Missouri researchers are collaborating with the A.M. Obukhov Institute of Atmospheric Physics of the Russian Academy of Sciences in a 3 million Russian ruble (about $104,000) project to understand and predict atmospheric blocking patterns, which can cause deadly heat waves. (2011-09-20)
Sunshine matters a lot to mental health; temperature, pollution, rain not so much
Sunshine matters. A lot. The idea isn't exactly new, but according to a recent BYU study, when it comes to your mental and emotional health, the amount of time between sunrise and sunset is the weather variable that matters most. (2016-11-03)
Typhoon Choi-Wan triggers tropical storm warnings for US commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands
Microwave imagery from NASA's Aqua satellite revealed extremely high thunderstorms in Typhoon Choi-Wan as it began passing the island of Sai-Pan in the Western Pacific Ocean. (2009-09-14)
Texas A&M prof to predict weather on Mars
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The University of Oklahoma to hold commissioning ceremony for newest radar
The University of Oklahoma's newest radar, OU-PRIME (Polarimetric Radar for Innovations in Meteorology and Engineering), will be commissioned on Saturday, April 4, at the university's Research Campus. (2009-04-03)
Research is ensuring stormwater systems are designed for the future
A Kansas State University team is researching how climate change is affecting rainfall and weather patterns to help with future adaptation and mitigation strategies. (2012-04-23)
El Niño conditions in the Pacific precedes dengue fever epidemics in South Asia
Researchers have found a strong association between El Niño-Southern Oscillation conditions in the Pacific to observed weather and dengue epidemics in Sri Lanka. (2016-11-21)
WHOI to host public forum on climate change and global water supplies
The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution will host a public forum on the impacts of climate change on water availability worldwide. (2012-05-08)
BAMEX Media Advisory
Recent severe weather across the Midwest has included more than tornadoes. (2003-05-13)
Inside the Glacier fire
A mobile Doppler radar tracking the twists and turns of air billowing around a wildland fire in Montana has gathered data that will shed light on fire dynamics and could help improve forecasting of these intense blazes and their weather impacts. (2003-08-04)
Rain increases joint pain? Google suggests otherwise
New research indicates that weather conditions in 45 US cities are indeed associated with Google searches about joint pain. (2017-08-09)
JRC and US NOAA enhance cooperation on climate, weather, oceans and coasts
The European Commission's in-house science service, the Joint Research Centre and the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration have signed today an agreement in Brussels to encourage, develop and facilitate scientific and cooperative activities in the fields of climate, weather, oceans and coasts. (2012-05-31)
The past and future of cloud research
More than 80 scientists, climatologists and weather experts from across the globe will descend on the City College of New York this month to take part in a conference celebrating the collection of three decades-worth of worldwide satellite observations of the properties, behavior and effects of clouds. (2013-04-09)
Is Arctic warming influencing the UK's extreme weather?
Severe snowy weather in winter or extreme rains in summer in the UK might be influenced by warming trends in the Arctic, according to climate scientists in the US and the UK. (2018-01-04)
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