Earth System Science

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Name: Earth System Science
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

ESSO: Providing scientific & technical support

By all measures, 2013-14 has been the most challenging, eventful and productive years for various endeavors of the Earth System Science Organization (ESSO) in the recent past.  One of the important milestones accomplished during year is commencement of ... [Published The Echo Of India - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Grow Agave for Biofuel Among Solar Panels

The post by Ker Than , Stanford University appeared first on The Epoch Times .Growing carefully chosen plants like agave amid photovoltaic panels could allow solar farms to not only collect sunlight for electricity but also to produce crops for biofuels, ... [Published Epoch Times - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Stanford scientists model a win-win situation: Growing crops on photovoltaic farms

PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 9-Apr-2014Growing agave and other carefully chosen plants amid photovoltaic panels could allow solar farms not only to collect sunlight for electricity but also to produce crops for biofuels, according to new computer models by Stanford ... [Published EurekAlert! - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

Southwest Research Institute - CYGNSS hurricane satellite mission passes major review milestone

Release date- 28032014 - San Antonio - NASA has given a preliminary go-ahead to the Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System to proceed with instrument development, vehicle construction and eventual launch of the hurricane-studying mission's eight ... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Behind The Scenes Of International Climate Report, With…

STANFORD NEWS SERVICE reports on how Stanford's Chris Field spent five years leading a team of international scientists as they prepared a major United Nations report on the state and fate of the world's climate.WRITTEN BY ROB JORDAN ///  STANFORD NEWS ... [Published Palo Alto Patch - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

UM-Designed Satellite Mission Passes NASA Review Milestone

SOUTHFIELD (WWJ) – A new system to study and predict the formation and behavior of hurricanes, designed at the University of Michigan, has received a preliminary review go-ahead by NASA.Passing NASA Key Decision Point C means the Cyclone Global Navigation ... [Published CBS Detroit - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

CYGNSS hurricane satellite mission passes major review milestone

- NASA has given a preliminary go-ahead to the Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System (CYGNSS) to proceed with instrument development, vehicle construction and eventual launch of the hurricane-studying mission’s eight microsatellites.The mission passed ... [Published SpaceRef - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 1 reports

Leading scientific body to review its support for global warming 'consensus'

At the risk of being accused of embracing what alarmists call the flat-earth view of climate change, the American Physical Society has appointed a balanced, six-person committee to review its stance on so-called climate change that includes three distinguished ... [Published American Thinker - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 22 2014 - Updated Mar 22 2014 - 1 reports

Cities should tap reused water as dry spells become more prevalent, say experts

CALIFORNIA: Cities should tap reused water as droughts and dry spells become more prevalent, and local water agencies should better engage the public to create an awareness of conservation measures.These were some ideas shared by academics and experts ... [Published XinMsn - Mar 22 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

Scientists Are Working to Predict Where Lightning Will Strike

Imagine if you could predict where lightning would strike. There's a whole lot of power to be harnessed from mother nature. That's what the folks at the University of Alabama are working on. They announced that their scientists are working to develop ... [Published Fooyoh - Mar 21 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 1 reports

Tana Delta to Benefit From Climate Resilient Programs.

A climate resilience project has been launched along the Tana River Basin to enhance development in the area.The Water Infrastructure Solutions from Ecosystem Services Undermining Climate Resilient Policies and Programs (WISE-UP) aims to develop and utilize ... [Published Kenya News Agency - Mar 19 2014]
First reported Mar 18 2014 - Updated Mar 18 2014 - 1 reports

Planting forests may ease Beijing pollution crisis – but other solutions are needed

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014 By,   Jun Yang, an associate professor at Tsinghua University’s Centre for Earth System Science, says that Beijing “ has been affected as much as the next city by polluted air ”.The capital recently introduced a new pollution-monitoring ... [Published Blue & Green Tomorrow - Mar 18 2014]
Entities: Beijing, Pollution, Crisis, Smog

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"America's Gulf is our backyard, yet there is a great deal we still need to learn about its sea floor, sea life and maritime heritage" he added
"One of the important things about this study is that we were able to classify the kinds and types of black carbon found in seafloor sediments. This helps us narrow down the role of the ocean as a sink for both soot and charcoal."
"Don't hyperventilate yet," Patzert said. "It's a little too early to say the drought will be over, but this Kelvin wave is no dud. This is a stud."
...beyond a single challenge like water or food or energy sometimes leads to creative solutions," said Lobell, who is a coauthor on the new study. "Of course, creative solutions don't always work in the realreal world, but this one at least seems worthy of much more exploration." This research was supported by the TomKat CenterCenter for Sustainable Energy at Stanford

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UMD Climate Research Capabilities Potential Res... [Published Newswise - 3 hours ago]
Treading the Boards with TED [Published Exeter University - 8 hours ago]
ESSO: Providing scientific & technical support [Published The Echo Of India - Apr 15 2014]
Lunar Eclipse Photos... Wet Tue., Chilly Wed...... [Published Action News Jacksonville - Apr 15 2014]
Black carbon is ancient by the time it reaches ... [Published Space Daily - Apr 13 2014]
Grow Agave for Biofuel Among Solar Panels [Published Epoch Times - Apr 11 2014]
El Nino pattern could bring big storms to Calif... [Published McClatchy DC - Apr 11 2014]
ORBITAL SCIENCES : NASA Awards Launch Services ... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 10 2014]
NASA Selects Orbital’s Pegasus Rocket to Launch... [Published Earth Imaging Journal - Apr 09 2014]
Stanford scientists model a win-win situation: ... [Published EurekAlert! - Apr 09 2014]
Study: Black carbon is ancient by the time it r... [Published Rice University - Apr 07 2014]
Dear President Obama and Secretary Kerry: An Op... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Apr 07 2014]
More than 100 scientists and economists call fo... [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - Apr 07 2014]
Assessing IPCC climate report, The Economist dr... [Published Climate Science Watch - Apr 05 2014]
North Bay Trout Unlimited will discuss climate ... [Published Marin Independent Journal - Apr 04 2014]
The Neverending “Wakeup Call” [Published Dissident Voice - Apr 03 2014]
New model shows moderate resource use & reduced... [Published EurekAlert! - Apr 02 2014]
NASA Taps Orbital Sciences to Launch CYGNSS Mis... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Apr 02 2014]
NASA Selects Orbital's Pegasus Rocket to Launch... [Published Business Wire - Apr 01 2014]
Southwest Research Institute - CYGNSS hurricane... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Apr 01 2014]
Unlocking James Lovelock, science's greatest ma... [Published Telegraph - Apr 01 2014]
UN Climate-change Report Uses Alarmist “Global ... [Published New American - Mar 31 2014]
Behind The Scenes Of International Climate Repo... [Published Palo Alto Patch - Mar 31 2014]
Green diary rescue: Ecocitizen World Map Projec... [Published Daily Kos - Mar 29 2014]
Nate Silver apologizes to critics on behalf of ... [Published Salon - Mar 28 2014]
NASA Awards Launch Services Contract for CYGNSS... [Published BusinessWeek - Mar 28 2014]
Ivy League Statistician Debunks NASA-Funded 'So... [Published CNS News - Mar 28 2014]
Letting the Foxes into Journalism's Hen(Hedgeho... [Published Media Post - Mar 28 2014]
UM-Designed Satellite Mission Passes NASA Revie... [Published CBS Detroit - Mar 27 2014]
CYGNSS hurricane satellite mission passes major... [Published SpaceRef - Mar 27 2014]
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Dear President Obama and Secretary Kerry: An Op... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Apr 07 2014]
An Open Letter on the Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline from Scientists and Economists April 7 , 2014 President Barack Obama The White House 1600Pennsylvania Avenue NWWashington, DC 20500 Secretary John Kerry U. S . Department of State2201 C Street ...
More than 100 scientists and economists call fo... [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - Apr 07 2014]
Elizabeth Shope, Advocate, Washington, D.C. Today, more than 100 scientists and economists called on President Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry to reject the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline that would bring some of the world’s dirtiest fuel ...
[Stoat] [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Mar 20 2014]
There’s a fair section of the – errm – normally-sane-side-of-the-climate-wars blogosphere that regards RP Jr as the spawn of the devil. Eli weighs in complaining about Nate Silver of 538 getting RP to write for him (Eli has form , dontchaknow). ...
First Climate Article On Nate Silver’s Data Web... [Published Think Progress - Mar 19 2014]
Nate Silver sits on the stairs at a hotel in Chicago on Friday, Nov. 9, 2012. CREDIT: AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh One of the first articles on Nate Silver’s highly anticipated data-driven news site used flawed data to make its conclusions, according to some ...
COST Open Call: Submit Your Proposal [Published EMWIS/SEMIDE Latest Uploads - Mar 05 2014]
COST invites researchers throughout Europe to submit proposals for research networks and use this unique opportunity to exchange knowledge and to embark on new European perspectives. A continuous Open Call for Proposals is used to attract the best proposals ...
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Study Finds Climate Link to 'Atmospheric River'... [Published PR Newswire - Nov 08 2013]
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