The Ultimate Guide To Launching Your Weather Balloon Successfully First Time Round

Now, launching a weather balloon sounds straight forward enough, blow up, attach payload, release! But this isn't a party balloon we're talking about, no, for a weather balloon, whether its a meteorological balloon or camera balloon, there are a few things you'll need to consider when planning your launch.
Jan 14, 2015 |

Reducing the Impact of Hot or Cold Weather on Power Supply

There is definitely a power problem when extreme weather conditions are faced by the United States. This was the case last winter when extreme cold temperatures went on to highlight the vulnerability of power supply. Power outages are not rare in cases of snowstorm. However, even a cold weather is enough to cause problems. The same is the case when...
Dec 26, 2014 |

Cut Your Heating Costs - Save Money When Winter Weather Hits

With winter right around the corner and energy costs going up each year, it has become necessary for many people to look for ways to cut costs on the heating and air bills for their homes. Most people know that making sure your house is insulated properly and making sure doors and windows stay shut are ways to cut out drafts from indoors. However,...
Dec 26, 2014 |

Global Warming, Arctic Ice Melting and Extreme Weather

Attributing Global Warming to Extreme Weather Events Ten years ago from a scientific perspective regarding climate, attempting to attribute to global warming for producing a particular Category 3 hurricane in the North Atlantic (as Hurricane Sandy that affected New York City in 2012) would have been considered risky.
Dec 26, 2014 |

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Jun 14, 2016 |
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Alaska Climate Research Center

Includes forecast and current weather maps as well as other related resources. Also describes the services offered by the Visitor Center.
Mar 24, 2016 |

National Lightning Safety Institute (NLSI)

Independent advocate of lightning safety for people and structures. Includes information about their services, lighting strike incidents, safety guidelines, and a reference section of general and technical information.
Mar 24, 2016 |

May 15, 1989 - Tornado and Flood

Reference materials for the weather history events in Seymour, Texas. Includes images and contact information.
Mar 22, 2016 |

Weather Risk Management Association (WRMA)

The Weather Risk Management Association (WRMA) was created in 1999 as the industry association for weather risk management professionals. WRMA strives to enhance public awareness of the weather risk industry and promote the growth and general welfare of the weather risk market.
Mar 22, 2016 |

Weather Center

Fully operational meteorological center with the capability of accessing weather information from all over the world through satellite technology. Also services as a resource site for students in the meteorology program at CCSU.
Mar 22, 2016 |

Remembering '85, Mexico City public leaps into quake rescue

Baruch García stood at an intersection Tuesday afternoon after a deadly earthquake, trying to direct traffic away from a road cutting through La Condesa’s lush Parque México. On the other side of... Read More

Lessons in identity from Kurds and Catalans

One of the defining challenges in the 21st century has been how to balance demands for independence by certain peoples with the sanctity of national borders. Just in the coming days alone, two... Read More

Kremlin frets as Russia's once restive Islamist region takes up political Islam

Russia fought two bloody wars in its Caucasus republic of Chechnya, ostensibly to crush an emerging threat of Islamist extremism on its own soil. Mr. Kadyrov is imposing sharia (Islamic law) on... Read More