Tag Archives: flooding

Half of the World’s Annual Precipitation Falls in Just 12 Days

According to a recent news article released as a press release by the American Geophysical Union (AGU) it has been noted that half of the world’s annual precipitation falls in just twelve days according to global weather stations. Notably, in … Continue reading

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El Salvador’s Looming Water Crisis

Recently news stories highlighted the plight of Cape Town and “Day Zero” with their taps expected to run dry in April 2018. Fortunately, due to reservoir levels rising consistently and adequate water restrictions in place that day is not expected … Continue reading

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Earth, Space and Science News – February 2018

The latest issue of the EOS Earth & Space Science News magazine published by the American Geophysical Union (AGU) is now available for perusal. This issue presents information on topics such as climate change forecasting, modeling Beijing’s water crisis, changing … Continue reading

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Sponge Cities

In this latest article from Janice Kaspersen, from the Stormwater magazine, by Forester Network, one gets a look at “China’s sponge cities” and how they choose to rectify their water related problems of stormwater runoff and flooding. You may have … Continue reading

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Earth & Space Science News Magazine – November 2017

Persons can now access the EOS Earth & Space Science News Magazine Volume 98 No. 11 from the American Geophysical Union (AGU) to read relevant articles on topics such as flooding, El Nino, air pollution, Prince Sultan International Prize for … Continue reading

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Deciphering Deluges: New modeling approach reexamines two key assumptions about flooding

For the last century, the U.S. Geological Survey, Federal Emergency Management Agency, and others have collected data on flooding activity to assess damage and help predict future events. Accurately forecasting the frequency and magnitude of flooding events is critical for infrastructure design, environmental management, and disaster preparedness and response. … Continue reading

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A New Model for River Meanders

This article by Emily Underwood highlights research by Bogoni et al. in terms capturing the complex process of changing river paths after floods. Enjoy! Source: A New Model for River Meanders

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Cities Partner to Prepare for Natural Hazards and Climate Change

This article by Magaret M. Hurtwitz et al. really highlights the significance of satellite observations, together with, meaningful partnerships, in dealing with climate change and the geophysical hazards. Source: Cities Partner to Prepare for Natural Hazards and Climate Change

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Nonpotable Water Reuse in Urban Environments – An EPA Webinar

Through the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Safe and Sustainable Water Resources Research Program webinar’s are provided on a monthly basis. Please see the information below and the relevant registration link for one of their upcoming webinars.   Registration: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4824850919878465538  

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Heat in the Place – The Effect of Climate Change on Trinidad and Tobago

Originally posted on caribbeanclimate:
 Can you feel the heat?  I don’t think anyone can rightly say that they haven’t been feeling the heat recently. In Trinidad and Tobago, we like to say, “The sun real hot today!” and lately, it…

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