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Heat

Signs of Drought in European Groundwater
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Signs of Drought in European Groundwater

Long-term rainfall deficits, heat waves, and increased evaporation have depleted some of the groundwater supply beneath central and eastern Europe.

Published Jun 25, 2020

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Heat and Fire Scorches Siberia
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Heat and Fire Scorches Siberia

Fires are raging in eastern Siberia in the midst of an unusually long-lived heat wave.

Published Jun 23, 2020

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Bush Fire Scorches Lands Near Phoenix
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Bush Fire Scorches Lands Near Phoenix

The blaze is the largest in Arizona this year and the largest in the United States right now.

Published Jun 16, 2020

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Temperatures Predict Bird Biodiversity
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Temperatures Predict Bird Biodiversity

Small birds prefer winter landscapes that have larger thermal differences, likely because they offer more opportunities to find refuge from the cold.

Published Jun 3, 2020

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Net Radiation
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Net Radiation

Net radiation is the balance between incoming and outgoing energy at the top of the atmosphere. It is the total energy available to influence climate after light and heat are reflected, absorbed, or emitted by clouds and land.

Jul 2006 — May 2020

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