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Where On Earth Do The Most Lightning Strikes Occur?

Posted: 16 Sep 2010 11:05 PM PDT

What area on earth has the highest lightning activity? It is an area that has thunderstorms all year round as a result of moisture-laden air masses blown from a distant ocean encountering mountains.

Imports of Natural Gas and LNG are Down

Posted: 16 Sep 2010 10:37 PM PDT

Last week, imports of natural gas from Canada were about 13% lower than the same week in 2009. Imports of liquefied natural gas are also down sharply. Those LNG cargoes are going to Asia and Europe where LNG prices are higher.

Drilling 1.5 Miles Into Greenland Ice

Posted: 16 Sep 2010 10:28 PM PDT

An international team of researchers has drilled more than 1.5 miles deep into the ice cover of northern Greenland. They hope that the samples collected will provide valuable information about past climate change.

Water Shortages in Parts of China

Posted: 16 Sep 2010 10:22 PM PDT

More than 250,000 people in northern China are short on drinking water. In the city of Chifeng, 62% of the reserviors have run dry, while Beijing will soon face a shortage of 200-300 million cubic meters of water.

Heat Islands in Climate Change Models

Posted: 16 Sep 2010 10:16 PM PDT

“A team of scientists led by NCAR's Keith Oleson has incorporated urban areas into a global climate model. The development is important because most models used for predicting future climate change do not account for the urban "heat island" effect. ” Quoted from the UCAR press release. Images from NASA Earth Observatory.

Evaluating Water Quality in the Chesapeake Bay

Posted: 16 Sep 2010 10:12 PM PDT

“Reducing the delivery of nutrients to the Chesapeake Bay is one of the most important components of restoration efforts to achieve a healthy Bay ecosystem. The USGS has developed a new method for tracking the progress toward reducing nitrogen and phosphorus delivery from the watershed to the Bay.” – Quoted from the USGS news release.

Texas Coastal Monitoring Program (High School)

Posted: 16 Sep 2010 10:11 PM PDT

“The Texas Coastal Monitoring Program engages people who live along the coast in the study of their natural environment. High school students, teachers, and scientists work together to gain a better understanding of dune and beach dynamics on the Texas coast.”

Three Hurricanes: Karl, Igor, Julia

Posted: 16 Sep 2010 05:35 PM PDT

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