When a hurricane approaches, providing a few extra hours’ notice can be the difference between life and death. Now, Penn State researchers report that applying a machine learning technique to a group of possible storm paths could help meteorologists provide more accurate medium-term forecasts and issue timely warnings to communities in the path of these potentially deadly storms.
CU Boulder researchers have developed a method that could enable scientists to accurately forecast ocean acidity up to five years in advance. This would enable fisheries and communities that depend on seafood negatively affected by ocean acidification to adapt to changing conditions in real time, improving economic and food security in the next few decades.
According to a newly published report, 99 percent of recent Augustana University graduates seeking employment are employed in their major or chosen field.
From nanoparticles to algae ecology, the Office of Science supported a variety of research in 2019.
The fight against harmful ozone is under legal threat. Air quality and carbon emissions regulations are currently in limbo in courts and congress, from core legislation from the 1970s to rules from the last U.S. administration. This study models the future losses in the fight to drive down respiratory-damaging, ground-level ozone if the regulations go away.
Steve Reiners, professor of horticulture at Cornell University and a New York state vegetable industry expert, says the 2019 season has some of the best quality pumpkins he’s ever seen. Bio: https://hort.cals.cornell.edu/people/stephen-reiners/ Reiners says: “The 2019 growing season started cool and…