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Supercomputers and space-based laser to help predict extreme weather events – Horizon magazine


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Supercomputers and space-based laser to help predict extreme weather events
Horizon magazine
From droughts and forest fires to floods and big freezes, extreme weather events are on the rise. But to what extent are these linked to climate change? Just months before the world's first wind monitoring satellite enters orbit, scientists have

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Tracking Atmospheric “Rivers” Could Help Us Predict Extreme Weather – Futurism


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Tracking Atmospheric “Rivers” Could Help Us Predict Extreme Weather
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… make such predictions, at most, a week or two ahead of time. Many lives could be saved if local emergency crews and reservoir managers had more of a lead time to prepare for extreme weather events, like droughts or heavy rainfall, that atmospheric

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A Century-Old Arctic Shipwreck Could Help Us Predict Extreme Weather – FiveThirtyEight


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A Century-Old Arctic Shipwreck Could Help Us Predict Extreme Weather
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By looking at past weather events recorded in old ship logbooks, Wood hopes that he and his fellow scientists can learn more about our planet's traditional weather patterns, which will help them predict extreme weather events like tsunamis and hurricanes.

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Study by USU researchers could help predict future extreme weather – Cache Valley Daily

Study by USU researchers could help predict future extreme weather
Cache Valley Daily
LOGAN –A new study conducted by Utah State University researchers, funded by NASA and the Bureau of Reclamation, connects extreme weather to climate change. According to Simon Wang, USU faculty and one of the authors of the study, the findings …

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Now We Can Predict Where And When Extreme Weather Is Likely To Hit Up To … – Business Insider


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Now We Can Predict Where And When Extreme Weather Is Likely To Hit Up To
Business Insider
The index can predict extreme weather up to 60 days in advance, but it also identifies the regions that should expect to see the biggest increase in extreme rainfall over time. Storm water systems are built based on the average precipitation a city

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Indian Ocean phenomenon helping to predict extreme weather – Phys.Org


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Indian Ocean phenomenon helping to predict extreme weather
Phys.Org
A better understanding of the relationship between the Indian Ocean Dipole and extreme weather events will enable farmers, industry, communities and governments to better anticipate and prepare for droughts and increased bushfire risk, up to six months
Aussie scientist leads research to predict extreme weatherSBS
Change in the Surface Temperature of the Indian Ocean can Predict Extreme TopNews Arab Emirates

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50 Million Environmental Refugees By 2020, Experts Predict

This past week, at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), experts warned that, “In 2020, the UN has projected that we will have 50 million environmental refugees,” the AFP reports.
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