Tag Archives: Rainfall

Research Preview: Science Magazine – Sept 16, 2022

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Seasonal monsoon rainfall replenishes groundwater reserves in the Bengal basin of Bangladesh thanks to the region’s seemingly counterintuitive intensive dry-season irrigation practices, a new Science study finds.

Europe’s energy crisis hits science hard

Supercomputing and accelerator centers struggle with surging gas and electricity prices

Private venture tackles Long Covid, aims to test drugs soon

Initiative to explore whether coronavirus lingers in patients

U.S. Antarctic Program has ignored sexual harassment

Decades of complaints have gone unheeded by NSF and contractors managing operations, employees say

Polio returns in rich countries, but big outbreaks are unlikely

As New York state declares an emergency, experts are far more worried about a resurgence in low-income countries

Read that and more in this week’s issue: https://fcld.ly/dt1xr77

Climate: Rainforests In Some Unexpected Places

Many of us are familiar with rainforests; lush and exotic environments that serve as the pinnacle of life on Earth. For the most part we assume these only occur throughout the tropics, but as it turns out certain areas in the temperate latitudes can receive just as much rainfall, creating a number of rainforests in unexpected places.

Temperate rainforests are coniferous or broadleaf forests that occur in the temperate zone and receive heavy rain. … The moist conditions of temperate rain forests generally support an understory of mosses, ferns and some shrubs and berries.

Morning News Podcast: Tropical Storm Sally Rainfall, West Coast Fire Smoke Health Issues

This Morning With Gordon Deal reports: Hurricane Sally weakens to tropical storm, smoke from West Coast fires spurs health advisories, and how parents and students can navigate the technical challenges of online learning.