News tagged with measurement method

Taming uncertainty in climate prediction

( -- Uncertainty just became more certain. Atmospheric and computational researchers at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory used a new scientific approach called "uncertainty quantification," or UQ, that allowed ...

dateMar 23, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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Calculating fussiness

How fussy is a plant? A new measurement method developed by Alterra, part of Wageningen UR, gives the answer in a simple number.

dateNov 07, 2011 in Ecology
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Improving speed measurements for cars, bullets

While today's law enforcement officers don't wear utility belts full of crimefighting gadgets like Batman, they do rely on a variety of state-of-the-art technologies to do their jobs efficiently and safely. Two of these devices—down-the-road ...

dateMay 21, 2009 in General Physics
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