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Depth, distance reduce impact of California quake

One of the largest earthquakes to hit California in decades rattled the state's northern coast, but its depth and distance from shore reduced the impact on land, where there were no reports of injuries or damage, scientists ...

Mar 10, 2014
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Is climate change behind California's dry spell?

California's parched landscapes are receiving a much-needed soaking this week as heavy rainstorms roll across the West Coast. The break in the state's dry spell is due to a weakening of an atmospheric anomaly that has been ...

Feb 28, 2014
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NASA turns research to California drought

(AP)—NASA scientists have begun deploying satellites and other advanced technology to help California water officials assess the state's record drought and better manage it, officials said Tuesday.

Feb 26, 2014
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