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 New Remote Sensing Handbook Published
Released:
Tue, 1 Dec 2015 12:20:51 EDT
A newly published, three-volume “Remote Sensing Handbook” is a comprehensive coverage of all remote sensing topics written by over 300 leading global experts.

Contact Information:

PrasadThenkabail ( Phone: 928-556-7221 ); Leslie Gordon ( Phone: 650-329-4006 );

A newly published, three-volume “Remote Sensing Handbook” is a comprehensive coverage of all remote sensing topics written by over 300 leading global experts.

 Sea Level Rise and Storm Wave Flooding Threaten Seabirds
Released:
Wed, 23 Sep 2015 14:15:00 EDT
Islands used by tropical seabirds are highly vulnerable to sea level rise according to a new study released today

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Katie Keck ( Phone: 808-985-6408 ); PaulLaustsen ( Phone: 650-329-4046 );

Black-footed albatross with chick, nesting black-footed albatrosses are especially vulnerable to sea-level rise and sudden flooding on low-lying islands . (High resolution image)

ISLAND OF HAWAI‘I, Hawaii — Islands used by tropical seabirds are highly vulnerable to sea level rise according to a new study released today.

 Researchers Test Smartphones for Earthquake Warning
Released:
Fri, 10 Apr 2015 14:15:00 EDT
Smartphones and other personal electronic devices could, in regions where they are in widespread use, function as early warning systems for large earthquakes according to newly reported research Crowdsourcing Smartphone Data Could Provide Valuable Advance Notice for People in Quake Zones

Contact Information:

Susan Garcia, USGS ( Phone: 650-346-0998 ); DeborahWilliams-Hedges, Caltech ( Phone: 626-395-3227 ); Jeannie Kever, UH ( Phone: 713-743-0778 );

Additional contacts: Alan Buis, JPL 818-354-0474, alan.d.buis@jpl.nasa.gov and Donna Sturgess, CMU-SI 412-551-7436, sturgessd@gmail.com

Note to Editors: This news release is available in Spanish and Chinese.

MENLO PARK, Calif.— Smartphones and other personal electronic devices could, in regions where they are in widespread use, function as early warning systems for large earthquakes according to newly reported research.

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 South Dakota Scientists Help Restore Water in Armenia
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Tue, 26 Apr 2016 13:05:05 EDT

 Citizen Science Volcanic Ash Collection Workshop and Public Lecture
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Mon, 25 Apr 2016 13:00:00 EDT

 Winners Announced in Visualize Your Water High School Citizen Science Challenge
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Thu, 21 Apr 2016 11:00:00 EDT

 Most Wind Towers in Southern Great Plains Are Low Risk to Sandhill Cranes
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Wed, 20 Apr 2016 13:47:22 EDT

 Community Flood Protection May Also Help Endangered Salmon to Thrive
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Wed, 20 Apr 2016 13:00:00 EDT

 How Climate Change Might Affect Polar Bears' Bodies
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Wed, 20 Apr 2016 13:00:00 EDT

 New Pump-house in Magnuson Park Provides Water for Scientific Research, Wetlands, Wildlife and Recreation
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Wed, 20 Apr 2016 12:00:00 EDT

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