- DesalinationSan Diego County — As drinking water becomes scarcer, desalination will become a rising trend. California is experiencing an extended drought. Now, San Diego County is building a $1 billion desalination plant. “It was not an easy decision to build this plant,” said Mark Weston, chairman of the agency that supplies water to San Diego […]
- PermafrostFor a longtime researches at The Membrane Domain have been conducting R&D on the exponential properties of climate change. The melting of the permafrost has become a good example of the problem. A recent article in Nature Climate Change reports: Decomposition of organic carbon from thawing permafrost soils and the resulting release of carbon to […]
- Antarctica HighThe Weather Underground reports Antarctica hit a record high temperature. Antarctica may have experienced its warmest day ever recorded on Tuesday, with the temperature reading of 63.5°F, reports The Weather Underground. Tuesday’s record high temperature follows another high reading of 63.3°F set just the day before. Until this week’s heat wave, the highest-known recorded temperature […]
- Texas House Passes HB 40 to the Detriment of Communities in Oil, Gas FieldsApril 17, 2015
- Restoration Groups Call on President Obama to Make Leadership on Gulf Restoration a Priority IssueApril 17, 2015
- Restoration Groups Call on President Obama to Make Leadership on Gulf Restoration a Priority IssueFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts: Elizabeth Van Cleve, Environmental Defense Fund, 202.553.2543, email@example.com Emily Guidry Schatzel, National Wildlife Federation, 225.253.9781, firstname.lastname@example.org Jacques Hebert, National Audubon Society, 504.264.6849, email@example.com Andrew Blejwas, The Nature Conservancy, 617.785.7047, firstname.lastname@example.org Rachel Guillory, Ocean Conservancy, 504.208.5816, email@example.com RESTORATION GROUPS CALL ON PRESIDENT OBAMA TO MAKE LEADERSHIP ON GULF RESTORATION A PRIORITY ISSUE Five years after […]
- Texas House Passes HB 40 to the Detriment of Communities in Oil, Gas Fields
- March 2015 National OverviewThe March contiguous U.S. average temperature was 45.4°F, 3.9°F above the 20th century average — the 12th warmest March on record and warmest since 2012.
- March 2015 Global AnalysisPlease see March 2015 Global Analysis report for more information.
- March 2015 Synoptic DiscussionMarch 2015 was characterized by an upper-level circulation pattern that generally consisted of a long-wave ridge over the western contiguous United States (CONUS) and a long-wave trough over the East. Short-wave troughs and low pressure centers moving in this flow brought areas of rain and snow to parts of the country, but the dominant long-wave […]
- March 2015 National Overview
- NASA celebrates Earth Day with public events, online activitiesNASA will celebrate the 45th annual Earth Day April 17-22 with a variety of live and online activities to engage the public in the agency’s mission to better understand and protect our home planet. NASA uses the vantage point of space to increase our understanding of our home planet, improve lives and safeguard our future. […]
- NASA celebrates Earth Day with public events, online activities
- Wildfires in Southern SiberiaDuring spring 2015, several fires lit by farmers escaped control and raced through villages in southern Siberia.
- Wildfires in Southern Siberia
Tag Archives: chemical
By admin | Published: May 17, 2011
Cigarette smoking, forest fires and woodburning can release a chemical that may be at least partly responsible for human health problems related to smoke exposure, according to a new study by NOAA researchers and their colleagues. Using a custom mass spectrometer designed by the researchers, the NOAA-led team was able get the first look at […]