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Article ID: 702497

Rising Temperatures and Human Activity are Increasing Storm Runoff and Flash Floods

Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied Science

Columbia Engineers show for the first time that runoff extremes have dramatically increased in response to climate and human-induced changes. Their findings demonstrate a large increase in precipitation and runoff extremes driven by human activity and climate change.

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19-Oct-2018 12:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 702182

Global Warming Will Have Us Crying in What’s Left of Our Beer

University of California, Irvine

On top of rising sea levels, stronger hurricanes and worsening wildfires, scientists project that human-caused climate change will result in one of the most dire consequences imaginable: a disruption in the global beer supply.

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15-Oct-2018 11:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 701994

Hurricane Michael: UAB experts available for interviews about emergency response and recovery

University of Alabama at Birmingham

UAB experts can comment on the preparation, response and recovery related to Hurricane Michael and how it may impact schools, businesses, hospitals, communities and more.

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10-Oct-2018 1:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 701979

Virginia Tech coastal experts available as Michael makes Florida landfall

Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech has a team of coastal and policy experts available to talk with reporters as Hurricane Michael moves onshore along the Florida coast.

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10-Oct-2018 11:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 701463

More Wet and Dry Weather Extremes Projected with Global Warming

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Global warming is projected to spawn more extreme wet and dry weather around the world, according to a Rutgers-led study. Those extremes include more frequent dry spells in the northwestern, central and southern United States and in Mexico, and more frequent heavy rainfall events in south Asia, the Indochinese Peninsula and southern China.

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4-Oct-2018 5:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 701575

Crowdsourced App Gauges Flood Waters

Michigan Technological University

Communicating flood risk can be more streamlined and an interdisciplinary team of engineers, hydrologists, and computer scientists plan to develop apps to improve monitoring and predictions.

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3-Oct-2018 1:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 701550

Interdisciplinary Research Team Collaborating on Crowdsourced App Designed to Forecast, Track Flood Waters

Northern Arizona University

Researchers from Arizona's three public universities, including Mikhail Chester from ASU and Ben Ruddell from NAU, received a $1.5 million grant from the NSF for this project.

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3-Oct-2018 11:05 AM EDT

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