News tagged with summer

Soon more heat stress in cities?

(PhysOrg.com) -- For the first time, scientists have conducted a global study of the effects persistent heatwaves can have on cities. The results reveal that the frequency of summer heat stress could increase ...

dateMar 28, 2012 in Environment
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Austrian glaciers shrink dramatically

Austria's glaciers shrank dramatically this summer, the most since a record hot period in 2003, principally because of low amounts of snow the preceding winter, scientists said.

dateOct 02, 2011 in Environment
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Tempest-from-hell seen on Saturn

(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists analyzing data from NASA's Cassini spacecraft now have the first-ever, up-close details of a Saturn storm that is eight times the surface area of Earth.

dateJul 06, 2011 in Space Exploration
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Where have all the flowers gone?

It's summer wildflower season in the Rocky Mountains, a time when high-peaks meadows are dotted with riotous color. But for how long?

dateJun 16, 2011 in Ecology
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