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Spring is Finally Here...Maybe

The above region depicted in the image above should be familiar to most of us in the United States. The blue “veins” are the regional arteries of part of our nation’s transportation network. 504 more words

Geography

Hello Strong Baroclinic Zone

So, we have all probably noticed that it has been cold lately.  Well, due to the ample snow cover over much of the U.S. at this time, the baroclinic zone is sharpening over the lower Mississippi and Ohio River Valleys this afternoon with the aid of shortwave energy coming out of a cutoff low located over the Southwest U.S.   212 more words

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A global study on the remote sensing of vegetation structure

People using TERN: Jan Pisek.  A senior researcher from Estonia’s Tartu Observatory recently travelled to Australia to utilise TERN’s research facilities and enable the completion of a global study on the remote sensing of vegetation structure. 744 more words

Science Communication

New Mexico Snow Event - SFR Assessment

An upper level low tracking over Arizona bought widespread rain and snow to New Mexico on January 13 and 14, 2015.  For this post, we will focus on the area from west central to central New Mexico.  535 more words

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