News tagged with flood water

Flood: Rerouted levee stands the test

( —A restored floodplain with a high diversity of species and effective flood protection – these are the results of the large-scale nature protection project "Lenzener Elbtalaue". Under the direction of biologist ...

dateJun 27, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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Beyond NYC: Other places adapting to climate, too

From Bangkok to Miami, cities and coastal areas across the globe are already building or planning defenses to protect millions of people and key infrastructure from more powerful storm surges and other effects of global warming.

dateJun 16, 2013 in Environment
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SMOS maps record soil water before flood

As parts of central Europe are battling with the most extensive floods in centuries, forecasters are hoping that ESA's SMOS satellite will help to improve the accuracy of flood prediction in the future.

dateJun 13, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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The floodwaters of Mars

( —Dramatic flood events carved this impressive channel system on Mars covering 1.55 million square kilometres, shown here in a stunning new mosaic from ESA's Mars Express.

dateJun 07, 2013 in Space Exploration
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Sushi for peccaries?

It turns out the white-lipped peccary—a piglike animal from Central and South America—will settle for fish when fruits (its main food) are no longer on the menu, according to the Wildlife Conservation Society and partners ...

dateApr 30, 2013 in Ecology
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Living with flood risk

In this issue of Planning Theory and Practice, our Interface section explores a shift from a 'keep flood water out' approach towards a long-term strategy of mitigating flood risk and increasing the resilience of our communities ...

dateApr 04, 2013 in Other
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