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Calibrating the CERES Image of the Earth’s Radiant Emission to Space

Calibrating the CERES Image of the Earth’s Radiant Emission to Space


By Philip Mulholland

1. Introduction.

The following image shows the Earth’s outgoing longwave radiation recorded by the CERES (Clouds and the Earth’s Radiant Energy System) Instrument onboard the NASA Aqua Satellite (Damadeo and Hanson, 2017). 1,538 more words


The Journey Begins

Climate Change affects all life on Plant Earth, and the choices we make today determine the future of our homes. Start small by making more environmentally conscious decisions. 430 more words

South Routt County Water Users Meeting, May 29, 2019 -- Colorado Division of Water Resources #YampaRiver

Here’s the notice from the the Colorado Division of Water Resources (Scott Hummer):

South Routt County Water Users Meeting

Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Soroco High School / Oak Creek, CO…

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#Drought news: Moderate drought exits #Colorado, pockets of abnormal dryness (D0) remain -- The Kiowa County Press

From The Kiowa County Press (Chris Sorensen):

The final remnants of drought that spanned late 2017 through early 2019 have been removed from Colorado according to the latest update from the National Drought Mitigation Center…

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We were warned 150 years ago about our water shortage. We have to do better. -- The Washington Post #aridification #ColoradoRiver #COriver

From The Washington Post (Heather Hansman):

Heather Hansman is the author of “Downriver: Into the Future of Water in the West.”

Coming into the crush of the first real rapid, Red Creek, I white-knuckle my paddle, try to keep breathing and think about what John Wesley Powell must have felt when he teed up to the trough of the first wave.

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"This year the snow is melting out a little later higher up...I do expect water to be fairly high for the [Ruedi] reservoir" -- John Currier

From The Aspen Times (Chad Abraham):

Ruedi Reservoir on Friday was just under 63 percent full as it continues to recover from the recent drought, but the wet, cool spring — more snow and rain is possible today — means there is plenty of snow remaining in the upper Fryingpan River Valley.

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