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NASA Puts Visible and Water Vapor Eyes on Tropical Storm Isaias

On Aug. 3, Warnings and Watches stretched from Florida to Maine.

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NASA Finds an Eye and a Giant “Tail” in Typhoon Hagupit

Hagupit is forecast to make landfall later today, Aug. 3, south of Shanghai and curve north then northeast.

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The Problem With Natural Gas Flaring

A Texas A&M atmospheric scientist says routine flaring is wasteful, polluting and undermeasured.

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“Worst Case” CO2 Emissions Scenario is Best Match for Assessing Climate Risk, Impact by 2050

RCP 8.5 assumes the greatest fossil fuel use, and a resulting additional 8.5 watts per square meter of radiative forcing by 2100.

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Germany-Wide Rainfall Measurements by Utilizing the Mobile Network

Rainfall maps with high temporal resolution derived from the attenuation of commercial microwave links (CMLs) by precipitation.

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Study Calls for Urgent Plan to Manage Invasive Weed Which Threatens Livelihoods in Africa

Current distribution of the invasive weed, Mimosa diplotricha, was based on roadside surveys, literature reviews and herbarium data.

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Exploring the Sustainability of the Indian Sugar Industry

Researchers analyzed the interconnected food, water and energy challenges that arise from the sugar industry in India – the second-largest producer of sugar worldwide – and how the political economy drives those challenges.

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How Ice Scouring in the Antarctic Disrupts Ecosystems

Disturbances have been widely studied and are recognized as a crucial determinant of an area’s species richness and diversity.

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Yes, the Air Was Better During Lockdown

The drop in traffic-related air pollution in the Boston area found by Tufts researchers offers lessons for the future.

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A Surprising Range of Climate Events May Be Predictable Years in Advance

Scientists leverage NCAR dataset to expand possibilities for decadal prediction.

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