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Flooding, Flood, Pregnancy, Fetal Growth, Gestation, NDSU College of Pharmacy, Ndsu, Low Birth Weight, NDSU Department of Psychology, Clayton Hilmert

NDSU Study Shows Major Flooding Affects Growth of Unborn Babies

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NDSU faculty and students conduct world-class research, searching for answers to important questions. In a recent study, NDSU researchers explored how major floods affect the growth and development of unborn children.

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Flood Risk, Coastal Management, Emergency Preparedness, biodiversity issues, coastal homeowners, mitigate risks

Start-Up Company Uses Novel Technology to Mitigate Risks From Sea-Level Rise, Flooding

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Coastal Risk Consulting, a new start-up company formed by an FAU professor, has developed novel technology to assist coastal homeowners, businesses, and government to evaluate and mitigate risks from encroaching seas along Florida’s southeast coast as well as other vulnerable areas in the United States and overseas.

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As Hazard Warnings Increase, Experts Urge Better Decisions on Who and When to Warn

Effective warnings are a growing need as expanding global populations confront a wide range of hazards, such as a hurricane, wildfire, toxic chemical spill or any other environmental hazard threatens safety.

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Tsunamis, Earthquake, Seismology, Sensor, Seafloor, mathematical model, Jan Dettmer, Australian National University, 171st Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America (ASA)

A Warning System for Tsunamis

Scientists at the Australian National University have developed the Time Reverse Imaging Method to take real-time data from the ocean sensors and use that information to recreate what the tsunami looked like when it was born. Once scientists have the tsunami source pinpointed, they can use it to make better predictions about what will happen once the waves reach shore. This new method is fast enough to compete with existing algorithms but much more accurate.

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Online Press Conference Tuesday: Presidential Pitch Posturing, a Tsunami Warning System, and the Role of Snot in Dolphin Echolocation

Researchers investigating the commonalities in pitch delivery by presidential candidates, the biological basis for dolphin echolocation, and an early warning system to detect tsunamis will describe their latest findings during a webcast press event on Tuesday, May 24, 2016. The event will be streamed live at 1:00 p.m., EDT, from the 171st meeting of the Acoustical Society of America (ASA), which takes place May 23-27 in Salt Lake City. Additionally, the webcast will be available for download 24 hours afterwards.

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Astronomy & Space, Tsunami, Mars exploration, MARS, NASA, Planetary Space

Ancient Tsunami Evidence on Mars Reveals Life Potential

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The geologic shape of what were once shorelines through Mars’ northern plains convinces scientists that two large meteorites – hitting the planet millions of years apart – triggered a pair of mega-tsunamis. These gigantic waves forever scarred the Martian landscape and yielded evidence of cold, salty oceans conducive to sustaining life.

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Alaska Tsunami Scientist Urges Education and Preparedness

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If you’re enjoying a lovely day on the beach, there’s something you should do if the ground shakes, the water retreats or the ocean make a strange noise. “Run,” said Elena Suleimani, because those are signs that a tsunami is coming. “It’s a matter of minutes. Don’t return for at least twelve hours.”

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The Leonard C. Goodman Institute for Investigative Reporting Is Now Accepting Submissions

The deadline for this round of proposals is January 15, 2016. Candidates will be notified of decisions by the end of February 2016. The Institute pays a competitive rate--and covers expenses--for investigative reporting that advances social and economic justice. All stories are published in In These Times magazine and on InTheseTimes.com.

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10 Years After Indian Ocean Tsunami – American’s Should Rethink Donations

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URI Ocean Engineer: Underwater Landslide Doubled Size of 2011 Japanese Tsunami

An ocean engineer at the University of Rhode Island has found that a massive underwater landslide, not just the 9.0 earthquake, was responsible for triggering the deadly tsunami that struck Japan in March 2011.

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Deep-Sea Study Reveals Cause of 2011 Tsunami

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The tsunami that struck Japan’s Tohoku region in 2011 was touched off by a submarine earthquake far more massive than anything geologists had expected in that zone. Now, a team of scientists has published a set of studies in the journal Science that shed light on what caused the dramatic displacement of the seafloor.

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Natural Disaster, Typhoon Haiyan, aid

How Can Survivors Heal After a Natural Disaster Like Typhoon #Haiyan? #Concordia Prof

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Typhoon Haiyan, Storm Surge, Flooding, Tsunami

Haiyan’s Storm Surges Reached 20-Feet, Expert Available to Explain Science


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