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NCAR powers up renewable energy forecasts

The National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR), building on a pioneering wind energy forecasting system that saved millions of dollars for Xcel Energy customers in eight states, has entered into a new agreement with ...

dateMay 07, 2013 in Energy & Green Tech
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Data sharing for food security

Data cannot be eaten, but giving everyone free access to information could lead to innovations that enhance the production and distribution of food, resulting in global food security. 'Open Access Data for Agriculture' was ...

dateMay 06, 2013 in Other
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New technique measures evaporation globally

Researchers at Columbia Engineering and Boston University have developed the first method to map evaporation globally using weather stations, which will help scientists evaluate water resource management, assess recent trends ...

dateApr 11, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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Bi-ocular animations of two oceans

NOAA's GOES-13 and GOES-15 weather satellites sit 60 degrees apart in a fixed orbit over the eastern and western U.S., respectively, providing forecasters with a look at the movement of weather systems in the Atlantic and ...

dateApr 08, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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An accurate way of predicting landslides

A landslide can seriously injure or even kill people. Now, a new early warning system will be the first to employ geological data in tandem with the latest weather forecasts to provide a concrete warning in emergency situations.

dateMar 13, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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