News tagged with forecasters

Dropsondes—Work horses in hurricane forecasting

(Phys.org)—Inside a cylinder that is about the size of a roll of paper towels lives a circuit board filled with sensors. It's called a dropsonde, or "sonde" for short. It's a work horse of hurricane forecasting, dropping ...

Sep 25, 2012
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Facebook at half-price: which way now?

If you bought Facebook shares in the May IPO and held onto them, by Monday morning you would have lost more than half your investment -- and not see any encouraging signs of making your money back.

Aug 21, 2012
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NASA sees Depression Pewa pass in Pacific

Tropical Depression Pewa dissipated in the northwestern Pacific Ocean early on Aug. 26, 2013. NASA satellite data on the previous day showed that rainfall had greatly diminished in the depression.

Aug 26, 2013
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Singapore chokes on smoke from Indonesia

Singapore registered its worst level of air pollution for the year on Friday as smoke from forest fires in Indonesia blew over the city-state, triggering a health warning.

Sep 07, 2012
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