News tagged with wind direction

Turbulence ahead

Although the wind may blow smoothly onto a wind turbine, it comes out the other end shredded into a complex collage of whorls, large and small. In a wind farm, the turbulent wake generated by the first row ...

dateSep 03, 2012 in Energy & Green Tech
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NASA image: Rim Fire update Sept. 9, 2013

Inciweb.org updates the Rim Fire with this information: "Firefighters will face continued hot and extremely dry conditions. Shifting winds coupled with low humidity will provide conditions for active fire ...

dateSep 09, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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Military safety is blowing in the wind

A command doctrine used by the US military and NATO designed to warn personnel of Nuclear, Chemical and Biological (NBC) hazards could be overly conservative and degrade war fighting effectiveness or, under certain conditions, ...

dateOct 17, 2012 in Environment
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New ways to chart our maritime past

Archaeology has a long-standing tradition in protecting areas on land. But there is little attention to cultural monuments at the sea-shore and under water. To help locating these artifacts, meteorologist ...

dateAug 19, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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