Posts Tagged ‘drought’

Water Use: Drought and Beyond

Wednesday, March 12th, 2014
drought, water, pacific institutute, agriculture, irrigation, conservation

In a drier world, how can we use water more intelligently?

Monitoring the Drought from Space

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014
california, drought, snowpack, water, groundwater, fallow

Satellites will help California officials monitor drought conditions.

Drought hurting animals, plants

Friday, February 7th, 2014
drought, plants, animals, california, water, sustainability, weather

Migrations, eating habits and hibernations are thrown off by California’s drought.

Measuring Available Water

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013
Water, California, Sierras, ASO, snow, hetch Hetchy, NASA, reservoir, drought

NASA’s Airborne Snow Observatory is measuring the amount of snow in the Sierras to determine California’s water supply.

2012 Extremes

Wednesday, September 11th, 2013
midwest, drought, extreme, events, weather, floods, hurricanes, storms, sandy, heat, climate, change, global warming, variability, el nino, la nina

When are extreme events part of natural climate variability and when are they due to climate change?

Atmospheric Rivers

Monday, August 26th, 2013
noaa, atmospheric, rivers, rainfall, weather, floods, drought, California, water, lynn ingram

Atmospheric rivers control our weather and water resources in the West.

Dirty Microbes

Thursday, August 22nd, 2013
microbes, soil, mycorrhizal, fungi, bacteria, scientific american, agriculture, drought, GMOs, fertilizer

How can soil microbes improve farming practices?

Happy Earth Day

Monday, April 22nd, 2013
earth day, environment, pollution, great lakes, marine, ocean, rivers, colorado, drought, trees, climate change, ecology, evolution, energy, renewables, fossil fuels, solar, wind, power, flights

A few recent headlines to help you ponder and protect our planet.

Cool Monarchs

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013
butterfly, butterflies, monarch, migration, mexico, milkweed, drought, climate change

How do monarch butterflies know when to head north? Temperature!

Extreme Weather & Climate

Monday, February 18th, 2013
drought, midwest, extreme, climate change, weather, texas, nemo, sandy, plants, animals, global warming

Can extreme weather events be linked to climate change? What about specific events like Sandy and the Midwestern drought?

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