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UAH Earth System Science Major Helps Map, Preserve Wetlands in Rwanda

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Alex McVey, a senior majoring in Earth system science at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (AUH), served as the project lead this summer for NASA DEVELOP’s Rwanda ecological forecasting project.
10-Aug-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UAH Graduate Student Uses Google Earth Engine to Map Surface Water in Niger

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UAH Earth system science master's student Kelsey Herndon uses Google Earth Engine to map surface water in the Tahoua region in Niger, Africa.
7-Aug-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Global Temperature Report: July 2017

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July 2017 Global Temperature Report
3-Aug-2017 3:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UAH Designated Center of Academic Excellence in Geospatial Sciences

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UAH's Department of Atmospheric Science has been named a Center of Academic Excellence in geospatial sciences by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency and the U.S. Geological Survey.
1-Aug-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UAH Part of Team Researching Tropical Trees Hit by Lightning

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Scientists are seeking to discover why some trees struck by lightning explode or ignite or are otherwise instantly killed, while others - especially in the tropics - seem less effected by lightning strikes and live for a while.
13-Jul-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Global Temperature Report: June 2017

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Global Temperature Report: June 2017
5-Jul-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Global Climate Trend Since Nov. 16, 1978: +0.12 C Per Decade

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Global Temperature Report: May 2017
1-Jun-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Personal Mobility Phone App Suite Can Help Inform Physician Diagnoses

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A new suite of phone apps developed at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) uses Android smart phones to monitor the physical mobility and stability of older people.
11-May-2017 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Lowly Control Systems Vulnerable to Hacks, According to UAH Expert

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Industrial systems that control heating and cooling, water treatment plants, etc. are a low priority. That’s why they are so vulnerable to hackers, says Dr. Ray Vaughn, vice president for research at The University of Alabama in Huntsville.
28-May-2014 4:00 PM EDT

Natural Products Drug Discovery Group explores plant potential

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Begun over 20 years ago at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) to study medicinal properties of Costa Rican plants, the Natural Products Drug Discovery Group has branched out to Africa, Australia, the Bahamas, Yemen and Cuba.
10-Jun-2013 11:15 AM EDT

Psychologist Examines Effects of Technology Society

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As daily news of cyber crimes, such as bullying, sextortion and pornography, and other forms of fraud are reported, deciphering good from bad web sites is key to navigating the Internet in today’s fast paced technological society according to...
29-May-2012 8:00 AM EDT

Researchers Go from Hurricane Ida to Icy Cyclone

Researchers and students from The University of Alabama in Huntsville will swap T-shirts and flip flops from studying hurricane Ida for parkas and mukluks to join a multi-university team that is studying blizzards in the upper Midwest.
10-Nov-2009 7:00 AM EST

Boost Economy by Importing Taxpayers, Says Professor

In addition to spending $825 billion on an economic stimulus package, President A A finance professor at The University of Alabama in Huntsville said President Obama and the new Congress should consider "importing" taxpayers as a quick, low-cost...
23-Jan-2009 8:00 AM EST

Nine Smart Ways to Downsize and Five Things to Avoid

Companies considering downsizing as a strategy for surviving the current economic recession should know one thing about the experience that many companies had with downsizing: It didn't work. Cutting payroll without a plan to improve productivity...
16-Dec-2008 8:00 AM EST

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