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Model Developed to Predict Landslides Along Wildfire Burn Scars

A wildfire followed by an intense rainstorm is often a recipe for disaster.

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More Energy on Less Land: The Drive to Shrink Solar’s Footprint

From the ground, the new solar farm shimmers like a mirage oasis on a hot summer day.

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Clearer View of Great Lakes Air Quality

Scientists and regulators are using satellite data and custom models from NASA to help monitor ozone pollution.

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Innovative Partnerships Fast Track Polluted Portland Harbor Toward Restoration

Through public-private partnerships, restoration banking restores resources affected by pollution in Oregon and helps habitats recover faster.

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Using Historical Weather Data To Optimize Power Grid

Information about past outlier conditions could provide valuable context to help operators better manage the grid during extreme weather.

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After the Debris Flow

Researchers track the movement of charred detritus dispersed from Goleta Beach in the wake of the 2018 Montecito debris flow

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A ‘Living Wall’ At Texas A&M Could Be The Key To Smarter Cities

A collaboration between professors and students at the School of Architecture yielded an eye-catching design with major potential for improving efficiency and sustainability in urban spaces.

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Western Wildfire Smoke Plumes are Getting Taller

In recent years, the plumes of smoke crawling upward from Western wildfires have trended taller, with more smoke and aerosols lofted up where they can spread farther and impact air quality over a wider area.

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Smoke From Western Wildfires can Influence Arctic Sea Ice, Researchers Find

Sea ice and wildfires may be more interconnected than previously thought, according to new research out today in Science Advances.

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Cultivating Super Corals Alone Is Unlikely to Protect Coral Reefs From Climate Change

A popular coral restoration technique is unlikely to protect coral reefs from climate change and is based on the assumption that local threats to reefs are managed effectively, according to a study co-authored by Rutgers researchers.

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