Posts Tagged ‘water’

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?

No Drought in the Galaxy

Tuesday, March 11th, 2014
water, liquid, exoplanets, hubble, hot, jupiters, Europa, Ceres

Watery worlds beyond Earth…

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.

Bats vs Frogs

Friday, January 31st, 2014
frogs, bats, amphibians, echolocation, ripples, water, prey, predator

Bats use ripples in the water to detect their frog prey.

Do Super-Earths Look Like Earth?

Wednesday, January 8th, 2014
Ryan Wyatt, exoplanets, aas, astronomical, society, meeting, exoplanets, gliese, 581d, fragile planet, water, nick cowan, northwestern, earth, tectonic

How watery are Earth-like exoplanets?

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.

CalBug

Thursday, December 12th, 2013
UC Berkeley, Calbug, Rosemary Gillespie, essig, insects, bugs, collections, entomology, pollinators, water, california

Scientists across the state of California need your help studying insects collected over the past 130 years.

Watery Mars

Thursday, December 12th, 2013
mars, mro, hirise, red planet, water

MRO’s HiRISE camera is finding further evidence of water on the red planet.

The Stealthy Seahorse

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013
Seahorse

Seahorses catch their super-fast prey 90% of the time. How do they do it?

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