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NASA examines Peru's deadly rainfall

The Global Precipitation Measurement mission or GPM constellation of satellites provide data on precipitation rates and totals. Recently the GPM core observatory measured the heavy rainfall that caused extensive flooding ...

dateMar 23, 2017 in Earth Sciences
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Accounting for extreme rainfall

A University of Connecticut climate scientist confirms that more intense and more frequent severe rainstorms will likely continue as temperatures rise due to global warming, despite some observations that seem to suggest ...

dateMar 07, 2017 in Earth Sciences
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Selenium deficiency promoted by climate change

Selenium is an essential micronutrient obtained from dietary sources such as cereals. The selenium content of foodstuffs largely depends on concentrations in the soil: previous studies have shown that low selenium concentrations ...

dateFeb 20, 2017 in Environment
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