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November 05, 2013
EARTH OBSERVATION
Researchers Turn to Technology to Discover a Novel Way of Mapping Landscapes
Cincinnati OH (SPX) Nov 05, 2013
University of Cincinnati researchers are blending technology with tradition, as they discover new and improved methods for mapping landscapes. The research is newly published in the Journal of Applied Geography (Vol. 45, December 2013) by UC authors Jacek Niesterowicz, a doctoral student in the geography department, and Professor Tomasz Stepinski, the Thomas Jefferson Chair of Space Exploration in the McMicken College of Arts and Sciences (A&S). The researchers say the analysis is the first to use ... read more
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CLIMATE SCIENCE

Is global heating hiding out in the oceans
A recent slowdown in global warming has led some skeptics to renew their claims that industrial carbon emissions are not causing a century-long rise in Earth's surface temperatures. But rather than ... more
EARTH OBSERVATION

Sensor Payloads Lift Off With Availability of Complete Hyperspectral Airborne Solution
Responding to customer demand across the remote sensing industry for small, light, and power-efficient spectral imaging solutions, Headwall has announced availability of a completely integrated airb ... more
WATER WORLD

Faroe Islands launches fish fight with EU at WTO
The Faroe Islands Monday fired the first shot in what looks set to be an all-out trade battle at the World Trade Organization over EU trade sanctions on its fish. ... more
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DEMOCRACY

NATO condemns Kosovo election violence
NATO head Anders Fogh Rasmussen on Monday "strongly condemned" the violence that marred key weekend polls in Kosovo and said the military alliance was committed to maintaining its presence there. ... more


SHAKE AND BLOW

Tropical Storm Sonia weakens after hitting Mexico
Tropical Storm Sonia weakened to a tropical depression on Monday after making landfall in northwestern Mexico, but it brought heavy rainfall and some flooding that required evacuations. ... more
The Year In Space
SHAKE AND BLOW

Below-ground gas injection linked to Texas quakes
A method of storing harmful greenhouse gases by injecting them below ground has likely triggered a series of earthquakes in Texas, some larger than magnitude 3, a US study said Monday. ... more
SINO DAILY

Google boss calls for 'freedom of speech' in China
Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt called on China to open up Internet access and voiced concern at its latest crackdown on online freedoms in an interview in Hong Kong Monday. ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
Westinghouse Aims to Bring Benefits of AP1000 Reactors to Western US

'Robo Brain' will teach robots everything from the Internet

Turning waste from rice, parsley and other foods into biodegradable plastic

Process Overcomes Obstacles To Produce Renewable Fuels And Chemicals

The power of salt

Scientists craft atomically seamless semiconductor junctions

Researchers map quantum vortices inside superfluid helium nanodroplets

SHAKE AND BLOW

Guatemala warns pilots of ash plume from volcano
Guatemalan authorities cautioned pilots Monday that increased activity in the country's Fuego volcano had dispersed ash into the atmosphere. ... more
FLORA AND FAUNA

Chinese officials set 1,000 cats loose in forest: reports
Animal activists are combing a forest in eastern China for more than 1,000 kittens rescued from a meat supplier only to be let loose by local authorities, an organiser said Monday. ... more
DEMOCRACY

Algeria: Ailing president 'to run in April' -- but will he make it?
President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's party, the ruling National Liberation Front, has endorsed his candidacy for an unprecedented fourth term in elections slated for April 2014, but Algerians are wondering whether the ailing, 76-year-old independence veteran will live long enough to run. ... more
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EARLY EARTH

Scientists digitally reconstruct giant steps taken by dinosaurs for the first time
One of the world's largest dinosaurs has been digitally reconstructed by experts from The University of Manchester allowing it to take its first steps in over 94 million years. The Manchester ... more
SHAKE AND BLOW

Hundreds evacuated as Indonesia volcano erupts
A volcano in western Indonesia erupted twice Sunday, hurling red-hot ash and rocks up to seven kilometres into the air and forcing more than 1,000 people to flee their homes. ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
BAE Systems ships carrier hull section to Scotland

Space Command team wins national award

Rebels seize ground as West claims Russia army is in Ukraine

Obama's executive order: computer chip implants to heal injured troops

Japan seeks to double budget for disputed islands patrol

US weighs mission to help besieged Turkmen in Iraq

Iraq forces ready bid to break jihadist siege of Shiite town

SHAKE AND BLOW

Tropical Storm Sonia heads toward Mexico's coast
A new tropical storm is expected to make landfall Sunday or Monday in Mexico, already reeling from this year's hurricane season. ... more
WEATHER REPORT

Nine killed in PNG landslide: reports
Nine people were feared dead Monday after a landslide tore through a village in Papua New Guinea's rugged Highlands region burying homes, reports said. ... more
SINO DAILY

Rural Chinese school 'demolished for $1.6 bn resort'
A rural Chinese primary school built using charity money has been torn down to make way for a sprawling, $1.6 billion "international resort", Chinese media reported Monday, provoking outrage online. ... more
SINO DAILY
Space technologies boost disaster reduction int'l co-op

How to Manage Nature's Runaway Freight Trains

Uruguay to pull peacekeepers from Haiti: president


SINO DAILY
New material for quantum computing discovered out of the blue

Unique chemistry in hydrogen catalysts

Google boss says US data spying is "outrageous"


SINO DAILY
New study suggests coral reefs may be able to adapt to moderate climate change

Dublin faces water rationing after serious treatment plant problem

UCLA report urges new global policy effort to tackle crisis of plastic litter in oceans


SINO DAILY
Greenpeace says Russia moving jailed activists to St Petersburg

Vast Antarctic sanctuary plans fail

Melting Arctic sea ice could increase summer rainfall in northwest Europe

WOOD PILE

Warm winters let trees sleep longer
In the temperate zones, vegetation follows the change of the seasons. After a winter pause, plants put out new growth in spring. Research has now brought a new correlation to light: The colder the w ... more
SHAKE AND BLOW

Improving earthquake early warning systems for California and Taiwan
Earthquake early warning systems may provide the public with crucial seconds to prepare for severe shaking. For California, a new study suggests upgrading current technology and relocating some seis ... more
FLORA AND FAUNA

CU-Boulder-led team gets first look at diverse life below rare tallgrass prairies
America's once-abundant tallgrass prairies-which have all but disappeared-were home to dozens of species of grasses that could grow to the height of a man, hundreds of species of flowers, and herds ... more
EARTH OBSERVATION

Primary GOES-R Instrument Ready to be Installed Onto Spacecraft
A key instrument that will fly on the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite - R (GOES-R) spacecraft, NOAA's next-generation of geostationary satellites, is cleared for installation on th ... more
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WIND DAILY

When the wind blows

FARM NEWS

Plant production could decline as climate change affects soil nutrients

FROTH AND BUBBLE

Gold mining ravages Peru

WATER WORLD

New study suggests coral reefs may be able to adapt to moderate climate change

WHALES AHOY

Bats and whales behave in surprisingly similar ways

EARTH OBSERVATION

Astrium partners with information and analytics specialist IHS to support GEOINT community

FARM NEWS

Study challenges soil testing for potassium and the fertilizer value of potassium chloride

WHALES AHOY

Fugitive eco-activist says granted Australian visa

DEMOCRACY

French riot police use tear gas on anti-tax protesters

WEATHER REPORT

Satellite instrument set to provide weather forecasters with better data

Vast Antarctic sanctuary plans fail

Breakthrough in hunt for HIV vaccine

China vows to silence Dalai Lama in Tibet

Greenpeace says Russia moving jailed activists to St Petersburg

Obama orders government to prepare for climate change

Dublin faces water rationing after serious treatment plant problem

UCLA report urges new global policy effort to tackle crisis of plastic litter in oceans

Study maps human impacts on top ocean predators along US west coast

Irukandji threat to southern waters

El Nino is becoming more active

Melting Arctic sea ice could increase summer rainfall in northwest Europe

DHL study points to Maintenance, Repair and Operations as top priority for energy companies

Recycling valuable materials used in TVs, car batteries, cell phones

Cat's eyes: Designing the perfect mixer

The Sky's the Limit - The World's Tallest Residential Buildings

Plasmonic crystal alters to match light-frequency source

Australia approves massive coalmine

Ukraine minister: Naftogaz debt to Gazprom to be resolved Monday

Walker's World: Breaking the banks

Breakthrough research produces brighter, more efficiently produced lighting

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