News tagged with extreme weather conditions

Safe navigation through the Northwest Passage

The Northwest Passage is becoming navigable for longer periods of the year. Ship traffic, however, still bears hazardous risks. A German-Canadian research team co-initiated by Fraunhofer wants to change that. In the project ...

dateNov 03, 2016 in Engineering
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Farmer to farmer learning in India

Sharing information through digital platforms and local knowledge hubs have proved an effective way of transferring knowledge on climate adaptation practices and agricultural related expertise to rural communities in India, ...

dateMay 11, 2016 in Environment
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Making Europe sweat

In 2003, Europe experienced a record-breaking summer, and many people feel that this summer is headed the same way. In the midst of this heatwave, the scientific journal Nature Geoscience has published a study that can help ...

dateJul 21, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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