- At AGU Fall Meeting, scientists discuss innovations to better define U.S. methane emissionsDecember 9, 2013 […]
- New ‘Smart Cities’ Guide Helps Leaders Plan for a Sustainable FutureBy Kate ZerrennerOn November 18th, the Smart Cities Council released the Smart Cities Council Readiness Guide at the Smart City Expo World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. I am privileged to be a member of the Smart Cities Council Advisory Board, and in such a capacity, served as a review for the Guide. The Smart Cities Council Readiness Guide is the first of i […]
- The Irony of Texas Taking Over GHG Permitting AuthorityBy Elena Craft, PhDThis blog post was co-written by Adrian Shelley, Executive Director of Air Alliance Houston. Source: National Geographic Last week, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) held its only public hearing regarding the agency’s proposed plan to take over greenhouse gas (GHG) permitting authority from the Environmental Protection A […]
- At AGU Fall Meeting, scientists discuss innovations to better define U.S. methane emissions
- October 2013 National OverviewThe average temperature for the contiguous United States during October was 53.6°F, 0.6°F below the 20thcentury average, making it the 37th coolest October on record. The October national precipitation total was 2.23 inches, 0.12 inch above the 20th century average.
- October 2013 Global AnalysisThe combined average temperature over global land and ocean surfaces for October 2013 was the seventh highest for October on record, at 0.63°C (1.13°F) above the 20th century average of 14.0°C (57.1°F). The global land surface temperature was 0.98°C (1.76°F) above the 20th century average of 9.3°C (48.7°F)—tying with 2012 as the eighth warmest October on rec […]
- October 2013 Upper AirLower Troposphere: RSS, +0.113°C; UAH, +0.29°C. Mid-Troposphere: RSS, +0.171°C; UAH, +0.25°C; UW-RSS, +0.23°C; UW-UAH, +0.30°C. Stratosphere: RSS, -0.231°C; UAH, -0.33°C.
- October 2013 National Overview
- NASA snow mapper reaps big benefits for California[[IMAGE||http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/images/earth/california/20131209/earth20130502-640.jpg||Left||250||Mt. Dana and Dana Plateau in the Tuolumne River Basin within Yosemite National Park, Calif., as seen out the window of a Twin Otter aircraft carrying NASA's Airborne Snow Observatory on April 3, 2013. Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech||Mt. Dana and Dana Plat […]
- NASA snow mapper reaps big benefits for California
Tag Archives: snowmelt
By admin | Published: July 24, 2012
Climate change projections indicate a steady increase in temperature progressing through the 21stcentury, generally resulting in snowpack reductions, changes to the timing of snowmelt, altered streamflows, and reductions in soil moisture, all of which could affect water management, agriculture, recreation, hazard mitigation, and ecosystems across the nation. Despite some widespread similarities in climate change trends, […]