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April 9, 2014
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A Few Winners, But Many More Losers

Southwestern Bird and Reptile Distributions to Shift as Climate Changes Dramatic distribution losses and a few major distribution gains are forecasted for southwestern bird and reptile species as the climate changes, according to just-published research by scientists with the U.S. … Continue reading

May 7, 2013
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NASA Opens New Era in Measuring Western U.S. Snowpack

PASADENA, Calif. – A new NASA airborne mission has created the first maps of the entire snowpack of two major mountain watersheds in California and Colorado, producing the most accurate measurements to date of how much water they hold. The … Continue reading

April 25, 2012
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NASA Tests GPS Monitoring System for Big U.S. Quakes

PASADENA, Calif. – The space-based technology that lets GPS-equipped motorists constantly update their precise location will undergo a major test of its ability to rapidly pinpoint the location and magnitude of strong earthquakes across the western United States. Results from … Continue reading

September 18, 2011
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Scorched Earth: The Past, Present and Future of Human Influences on Wildfires

*A new framework for evaluating human influences on wildfires is developed* Fires have continuously occurred on Earth for at least the last 400 million years. But since the 1970s, the frequency of wildfires has increased at least four-fold, and the … Continue reading

March 22, 2010
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Sandstorms and desertification

Saturday, and again on Monday (22nd March) Beijing and part of eastern China was hit by two successive severe sandstorms originating in northern China. And the fine dust travelled not only to Taiwan, but as far as to the western … Continue reading