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July 03, 2013
Breakthrough in El Nino forecasting
Potsdam, Germany (SPX) Jul 03, 2013
In order to extend forecasting from six months to one year or even more, scientists have now proposed a novel approach based on advanced connectivity analysis applied to the climate system. The scheme builds on high-quality data of air temperatures and clearly outperforms existing methods. The study will be published this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. "Enhancing the preparedness of people in the affected regions by providing more early-warning time is key to avoiding ... read more
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Greenhouse gas likely altering ocean foodchain
Climate change may be weeding out the bacteria that form the base of the ocean's food chain, selecting certain strains for survival, according to a new study. In climate change, as in everythi ... more

Diseqilibrium will become the norm in the plant communities of the future
The forest we are used to looking at is not at all in equilibrium. Since the Ice Age, a number of plants have been 'missing' in Northern Europe, i.e. species that have not yet arrived. The same appl ... more

Mapping the benefits of our ecosystems
We rely on our physical environment for many things - clean water, land for crops or pastures, storm water absorption, and recreation, among others. Yet it has been challenging to figure out how to ... more
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REACTing to a crisis
Keeping all lines of communications open during a crisis is critical - and the Dublin Fire Brigade has shown how this can be done using satellite and hybrid technologies. An emergency exercise in Ma ... more


Workers at industrial farms carry drug-resistant bacteria associated with livestock
A new study found drug-resistant bacteria associated with livestock in the noses of industrial livestock workers in North Carolina but not in the noses of antibiotic-free livestock workers. The drug ... more
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CryoSat maps largest-ever flood beneath Antarctica
ESA's CryoSat satellite has found a vast crater in Antarctica's icy surface. Scientists believe the crater was left behind when a lake lying under about 3 km of ice suddenly drained. Far below the t ... more

Images From New Space Station Camera Help U.S. Neighbor to the North
Water. It's vital to our lives. It keeps us hydrated and clean, is essential for food production and is even the focal point during a relaxing vacation at the beach or lake. But when there's too muc ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
A diamond as the steppingstone to new materials, using plasma physics technology

Columbia engineers create artificial graphene in a nanofabricated semiconductor structure

Rules for superconductivity mirrored in 'excitonic insulator'

Research dispels misconception of superconductivity in niobium compound

U.S. solar power group says it sees headwinds ahead

Bruce Power Contracts Major Industry Suppliers for Steam Generator Replacement Project

Oil-rich Alberta sees momentum for wind energy


Insecticide causes changes in honeybee genes
New research by academics at The University of Nottingham has shown that exposure to a neonicotinoid insecticide causes changes to the genes of the honeybee. The study, published in the scient ... more

El Nino unusually active in the late 20th century
Spawning droughts, floods, and other weather disturbances world-wide, the El Nino - Southern Oscillation (ENSO) impacts the daily life of millions of people. During El Nino, Atlantic hurricane activ ... more

Astrium's Cloud Services will support Western Australia Lands Department
Landgate (Western Australia's Land Information Authority) has contracted through Geospatial Intelligence Pty Ltd, an Astrium Services' reseller, the SPOTMaps coverage of Western Australia (2.6 milli ... more
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Training Space Professionals Since 1970

Simple math may solve longstanding problem of parasite energetics
Feeling faint from the flu? Is your cold causing you to collapse? Your infection is the most likely cause, and, according to a new study by UC Santa Barbara research scientist Ryan Hechinger, it may ... more

Environmentalists slam catfight over India's lions
Environmentalists Tuesday slammed an Indian state's attempt to halt the relocation of some of the country's endangered lions, saying it was undermining efforts to boost their dwindling numbers. ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Iran supplied ballistic missile to Yemen rebels: US

Lockheed Martin successfully fired their new anti-ship missile

First GPS 3 satellite receives commands from new OCX ground control segment

EU launches defence pact it calls 'bad news for enemies'

China, S. Korea eye warmer ties following tensions

Putin, Trump discuss N Korea in phone call

Boeing to support Air Force's minuteman program


New date set for end of life on Earth -- in 2 billion years
Scientists have set a new date for the end of the world, when all animals and plants will vanish from Earth - but it'll take another 2 billion years. ... more

Dalila grows into hurricane off Mexico coast
Tropical storm Dalila grew into a hurricane as it swirled away from Mexico's Pacific coast on Tuesday, and authorities urged coastal residents to prepare for possible landslides and heavy rains. ... more

Indonesia quake kills six children, traps 14, in mosque collapse
An earthquake Tuesday killed six children and left 14 others trapped when a mosque collapsed during a Koran reading session in Indonesia's Aceh province, bringing the confirmed death toll from the disaster to 11. ... more
REACTing to a crisis

RESCUE Consortium Demonstrates Technologies for First Responders

India chopper crash kills 20 as flood rescue forges on

Inmarsat's First Fully Assembled Global Xpress Satellite Achieves Significant Testing Milestone

Low-power Wi-Fi signal tracks movement -- even behind walls

Making hydrogenation greener

New forecast doubles lead time for El Nino: study

Chemists work to desalt the ocean for drinking water, one nanoliter at a time

El Nino unusually active in the late 20th century

CryoSat maps largest-ever flood beneath Antarctica

Is Arctic Permafrost the "Sleeping Giant" of Climate Change?

The rhythm of the Arctic summer


Egypt's power crisis: Army's still the final arbiter
President Mohamed Morsi has rejected an army ultimatum he and his political rivals resolve a violent power struggle or face military intervention by Wednesday. ... more

Pakistan to miss out on climate change funding?
As Pakistan grapples with the effects of climate change, the government risks losing out on much-needed international funding available to help it, experts say. ... more

US releases photos of ambassador's Tibet visit
US ambassador to China Gary Locke chatted with Buddhist monks, visited famous sites and mixed with locals on a rare trip to Tibet, photos released Tuesday showed. ... more

Five dead, dozens injured in Indonesia quake
A powerful earthquake in Indonesia's Aceh province flattened buildings and sparked landslides Tuesday, killing at least five people and injuring dozens in a region devastated by the quake-triggered tsunami of 2004. ... more
Space News from
In first, SpaceX launches recycled rocket and spaceship

Boeing tapped to sustain Space-Based Space Surveillance system

NASA uses AI to uncover eighth planet circling distant star

Lockheed Martin and NEC to Enhance Satellites, Space Travel with Artificial Intelligence

No alien 'signals' from cigar-shaped asteroid: researchers

RS-25 Engine Test is Giant Step for 3-D Printing

NanoRacks Integrates Largest New Shepard Payload Manifest to Date


Four children dead in Philippine storm: rescuers


Thousands of fish die in contaminated Mexico reservoir


India bans building along rivers in flood-hit north


Patents making new AIDS drugs expensive: MSF


Taiwan urged to keep radio broadcasts into China


China law 'forcing' children to visit parents ridiculed


Six-year-old Cambodian girl dies from bird flu: WHO


China probes baby formula makers over prices: media


Mapping Out How to Save Species


Exploring dinosaur growth

Boat noise stops fish finding home

Sumatran orangutan beaten to death: group

Survival of the Galapagos sea lion

Major changes needed for coral reef survival

Gulls feasting on whales? In Argentina, yes

Veolia announces big Saudi desalination plant contract

ASV developing maritime USV

Scientists urge New Zealand to save 'sea hobbit'

Nearly 21,000 species at risk of extinction: conservationists

Tropical Storm Dalila strengthens on way to west Mexico

Skull find challenges claim about first white man in eastern Australia

China officially opens EU wine investigations

Bioeconomy as a solution for the declining forest industry of South Australia

Climate change threatens forest survival on drier, low-elevation sites

Rapid colorimetric detection technology enables illegal cooking oils with no place to hide

Scientists Discover Thriving Colonies of Microbes in Ocean 'Plastisphere'

Researchers discover human activity threatens Sumatran tiger population

Identifying Alzheimer's using space software

Making hydrogenation greener

O2 sells third wind farm to IKEA

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