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Hydropeaking extirpates river insects

Hydropower produces 19% of the world's electricity—far more than all other renewable sources combined. In the face of mounting climate-change effects, the rush to this profuse energy source is expected to continue. However, ...

dateMay 02, 2016 in Environment Ecology
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Mobile radio network measures rainfall

Raindrops attenuate propagation of electromagnetic waves. Using specially developed software, researchers can derive information on rainfall from radiation fluctuations along radio links of mobile radio networks. This technique ...

dateMay 02, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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