Navigation Links
Nevada climate, environmental data network to inform research, community
Date:3/12/2013

RENO, Nev. Climate data from 13 geospatial monitoring stations across the Great Basin are being made available to researchers, educators and the public by a group of researchers from the Nevada System of Higher Education. They have developed the long-term climate monitoring network specifically designed to measure variations in climate change and are now working to broaden the network's reach to include the all types of hazard monitoring in the region.

"This would be a Nevada-based environmental hazards data and information network," said Scott Mensing, a professor of geography at the University of Nevada, Reno and one of the project's principal investigators. "Anyone in the state could have access to it. It would be for all the people in Nevada."

What Mensing and his colleagues from the University of Nevada, Reno, the Desert Research Institute (DRI) and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) envision is an information and data network that would incorporate the already robust climate monitoring network they created as part of a $15 million National Science Foundation Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) awarded to NSHE in 2008.

"We're moving into the sustainability phase, looking to keep this going for the next 10 years and on into the future," Mensing said. "It's decades of data that are important for research, education and infrastructure planning."

The researchers established the permanent monitoring stations to quantify the daily, seasonal and annual variability of climate that occurs from basin valleys to mountain tops of the Great Basin. Data gathered from the stations have the capability of being used to help scientists better understand the Great Basin's responses to climate change, as well as measure changes that affect water availability, carbon sequestration and biological diversity. The effort is called the "Nevada Climate-Ecohydrology Assessment Network" (NevCAN).

The s
'/>"/>

Contact: Mike Wolterbeek
mwolterbeek@unr.edu
University of Nevada, Reno
Source:Eurekalert  

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology news :

1. University of Nevada, Reno first to show transgenerational effect of antibiotics
2. MDA supports Duchenne muscular dystrophy research by University of Nevada School of Medicine
3. Desert Research Institute utilizing IBM big data analytics to assist Nevadas growth strategy
4. New study shows stable fisher population in the Southern Sierra Nevada
5. Pacific islands may become refuge for corals in a warming climate, study finds
6. JRC and US NOAA enhance cooperation on climate, weather, oceans and coasts
7. Research warns Asia unlikely to achieve climate, poverty goals unless womens rights are recognized
8. Changing climate, not tourism, seems to be driving decline in chinstrap-penguin populations
9. Effects of environmental toxicants reach down through generations
10. Reproductive health providers should discuss environmental exposure risks with patients
11. Environmental factors in Tiny Tims near fatal illness
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Nevada climate, environmental data network to inform research, community
(Date:6/25/2015)... , June 25, 2015  Imagine a tool ... toward a healthier, happier life. That,s exactly what USANA,s ... to do. The cutting-edge, portable health program provides a ... solutions to help improve your lifestyle and nutrition. ... dinner and gala Wednesday night, USANA,s THA was honored ...
(Date:6/24/2015)... , June 24, 2015 The biologics safety ... major drivers for the market include growth of the ... new drug launches. Over the years, the number of ... 2001 and 2010, the FDA approved 225 drug applications ... WIPO, Europe accounted for 3,822 ...
(Date:6/24/2015)... JOSE, Calif. , June 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... developer of human interface solutions, today announced that ... sensor to provide secure authentication for its latest ... recently reached more than 200 million shipments of ... with Sharp reinforces Synaptics, strength, scalability and leadership ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):@USANAinc's Personalized Nutrition Program Wins Industry Innovation Award 2Biological Safety Testing Market by Application, Product, & Test - Global Forecast to 2019 2Biological Safety Testing Market by Application, Product, & Test - Global Forecast to 2019 3Biological Safety Testing Market by Application, Product, & Test - Global Forecast to 2019 4Synaptics Brings Natural ID Technology to Sharp's Newest Flagship Smartphone 2
... papers appearing in the prestigioous journal Science ... Besansky, a professor of biological sciences and a member ... University of Notre Dame, provided evidence that Anopheles gambiae, ... the malaria parasite in Sub-Saharan Africa, is evolving into ...
... a mouse that can run on a treadmill twice ... supply of acetylcholine, the neurotransmitter essential for muscle contraction., ... could lead to new treatments for neuromuscular disorders such ... fail to reach the muscles, said Randy Blakely, Ph.D., ...
... While Yellowstone,s celebrated bison may be among the ... habits and increasing numbers have raised questions about the ... the National Park Service has partnered with Syracuse University ... climate change and herbivores on the park,s grasslands over ...
Cached Biology News:New study examines immunity in emerging species of a major mosquito carrer of malaria 2Boosting supply of key brain chemical reduces fatigue in mice 2SU biologist partners with National Park Service to study bison grazing in Yellowstone 2SU biologist partners with National Park Service to study bison grazing in Yellowstone 3
(Date:7/1/2015)... and BANGALORE, India , July ... profiling company that uses next generation sequencing technology to ... Scott A. Storrer as chief executive officer. In ... will be responsible for all strategy, business expansion and ... who has served as Strand,s chairman and CEO since ...
(Date:7/1/2015)... ... July 01, 2015 , ... A newly launched business plan contest will ... barriers to innovation in life sciences R&D. The Pistoia Alliance President’s Startup Challenge 2015 ... US$15,000 and a period of expert mentorship from a senior industry figure drawn from ...
(Date:7/1/2015)... YORK , July 1, 2015  UCB, ... G ), a global leader in designing, transforming, ... Aecus Innovation Award in recognition of their close ... efficiencies in UCB,s global business services (GBS) finance ... service providers and clients that work together effectively ...
(Date:6/30/2015)... CA (PRWEB) , ... June 30, 2015 , ... ... (AFM) is hosting a webinar to provide advanced scientific research into new classes ... bio science and energy. Touted as 'the wonder material of the 21st ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Strand Life Sciences Names Scott A. Storrer CEO as Company Continues Global Expansion with Focus on Precision Medicine Product 2Strand Life Sciences Names Scott A. Storrer CEO as Company Continues Global Expansion with Focus on Precision Medicine Product 3Pistoia Alliance Launches Startup Challenge 2Pistoia Alliance Launches Startup Challenge 3UCB and Genpact Receive Aecus Innovation Award for Success in Global Business Services 2UCB and Genpact Receive Aecus Innovation Award for Success in Global Business Services 3UCB and Genpact Receive Aecus Innovation Award for Success in Global Business Services 4UCB and Genpact Receive Aecus Innovation Award for Success in Global Business Services 5How Graphene–based Nanomaterials and Films Revolutionize Science Explained in July 9 Webinar Hosted by Park Systems 2How Graphene–based Nanomaterials and Films Revolutionize Science Explained in July 9 Webinar Hosted by Park Systems 3How Graphene–based Nanomaterials and Films Revolutionize Science Explained in July 9 Webinar Hosted by Park Systems 4
... recent decision to pull Pfizer Cox-2 inhibitor Bextra from the marketplace ... up in the Merck Vioxx dilemma months ago and its stock ... $25 per share in February. It has recently moved up to ... about 30 percent in the last 12 months. , ,Though Pfizer ...
... Controls Inc., which makes auto parts and facility-control systems, reported ... on sales of $7.1 billion. , ,That's up from $158 ... quarter a year ago. , ,"We have faced unprecedented challenges ... result, have accelerated actions to help ensure our company's competitiveness," ...
... Accountability Act privacy deadline two years ago, the security ... compliance and many companies may not yet be compliant. ... HIPAA rule involves too many software protocols throughout the healthcare ... admitting that it can't comply with a guideline moves a ...
Cached Biology Technology:Why are new drugs failing? 2Why are new drugs failing? 3Why are new drugs failing? 4Why are new drugs failing? 5Why are new drugs failing? 6As HIPAA deadline passes even the unprepared are safe for now 2As HIPAA deadline passes even the unprepared are safe for now 3
Immunogen: C terminus [VQLKRSKNDSKPYC] of cardiac elav-type RNA-binding protein (ETR-3) Storage: -20 C, Avoid Freeze/Thaw Cycles...
... PP2A1, purified Formulation: 50mM ... 0.02% Brij-35, 0.2mM PMSF, 1mM ... glycerol. Properites: PP2A1 (Protein Phosphatase ... DEAE-Sephadex, ammonium sulfate precipitation, QSepharose,amino-hexyl ...
Although each Beacon 2000 System includes one preinstalled sample chamber (size specified at time of order), optional chambers are available and easily retrofit by the user....
Whole blood is collected from healthy guinea pigs of either sex from US source which are free of visible diseases at time of blood collection. Hemolytic titer: CH50 = 435 units...
Biology Products: