News tagged with wind conditions

Dunes, dust devils and the Martian weather

I study how windblown desert features can be used to monitor wind patterns and atmospheric conditions in remote places, such as Mars, where there are plenty of pictures of the surface but not many instruments on the ground.

dateOct 08, 2015 in Space Exploration
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Artificial intelligence takes to the skies

As do other recreational pilots, Ashish Kapoor learned during flight training that he shouldn't count on the accuracy of wind forecasts. The best available forecasts in the United States—from the federal government's Winds ...

dateJun 04, 2014 in Computer Sciences
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Environmental conditions may impact bird migration

Wind conditions during spring migration may be a predictor of apparent annual survival and the timing of breeding in yellow warblers, according to results published May 14, 2014, in the open access journal PLOS ONE by Anna ...

dateMay 14, 2014 in Ecology
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