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2014/07/29 13:25
2014/07/29 13:25
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Looking off the pier at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, the horizon is crystal clear. San Diego is lucky to have such an unblemished view of the Pacific Ocean. In other parts of California,...
2014/07/29 13:25
2014/07/29 13:25
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2014/07/29 10:28
2014/07/29 10:28
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In burning coal to produce power, these plants emit carbon dioxide which is a greenhouse gas that causes global warming. The US Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Clean Power Plan to curb...
2014/07/28 20:44
2014/07/28 20:44
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UC San Diego raised almost $1.1 billion for research over the past year, maintaining the school’s standing as one of the nation’s 10 largest centers for science, engineering and medicine. The money...
2014/07/27 13:28
2014/07/27 13:28
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Reports of sea ice expansion in the Antarctic may prove to be false going by a scientific investigation.Newcastle University Arctic sea ice is retreating at a dramatic rate. In contrast, satellite...
2014/07/25 00:13
2014/07/25 00:13
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A new study suggests that scientists must reexamine records that show increases in Antarctic sea ice since 1979. Researchers found that something changed in the way satellite data get converted into...
2014/07/22 21:44
2014/07/22 21:44
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Mother Nature mocked us on Tuesday. Wednesday, she’ll do the same. Cumulus clouds are drifting above San Diego, trailing ethereal fingers of moisture. Those strings are known as virga, or rain that...
2014/07/21 17:42
2014/07/21 17:42
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In altocumulus clouds, at medium altitudes ranging from 6,000 feet to 20,000 feet above mean sea level, water droplets can remain in a supercooled liquid phase at temperatures below zero degrees...
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2014/07/17 19:06
2014/07/17 19:06
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The annual State of the Climate is in, and for readers looking forward to cracking a beer and diving into the 275-page report, read no further. Spoiler Alert: The planet is still getting hotter. The...
2014/07/16 21:25
2014/07/16 21:25
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A new open-air fish market will open near Seaport Village on Aug. 2. There, fishermen can sell fresh fish such as crab, yellowtail and lobster — depending on the season — at tables set up on the...
2014/07/16 12:39
2014/07/16 12:39
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If the ocean swell is too high, the safety of fishermen transiting out of the lagoon to open waters is threatened, homes and businesses may be flooded with seawater, roadways may become impassable,...
2014/07/14 15:00
2014/07/14 15:00
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At first glance, it appears to be a massive oil spill. However, it's the biggest group of anchovies seen in near-shore waters in three decades, according to scientists at the Scripps Institution of...
2014/07/14 14:31
2014/07/14 14:31
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Rare high-speed rupture off Russia provides clues about similar phenomena on shallow fault zones near Earth’s surface As scientists learn more about earthquakes that rupture at fault zones near the...
2014/07/13 10:25
2014/07/13 10:25
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2014/07/13 07:01
2014/07/13 07:01
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La Jolla Shores, CA (CNN) Who ordered the anchovies? That's what beach-goers may be asking after a huge swarm of the oily fish descended on the shallow waters of La Jolla Shores, California, this...
2014/07/13 00:57
2014/07/13 00:57
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Summer winds are intensifying along the Marin Coast and climate change is a likely cause, a new study says. The winds, which blow parallel to the shore and draw cold, nutrient-rich water from the...
2014/07/12 21:45
2014/07/12 21:45
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As the bumper sticker says, life’s a beach. Except in San Diego, where we are more likely to say the beach is our life. Tourism. Fish tacos. Flip-flops. From the industries that keep our economic...
2014/07/12 03:44
2014/07/12 03:44
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The huge schools of northern anchovy that streamed into the near shore waters of La Jolla on Tuesday, triggering nationwide news coverage, have returned. Only this time, they're at Solana...
2014/07/12 03:08
2014/07/12 03:08
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SAN DIEGO - San Diego is known for its gorgeous beaches and beautiful weather, but there is a concern -- El Nino is not predicted to be as strong next year, and that means less rain for the...
2014/07/11 19:19
2014/07/11 19:19
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One of the world's deepest earthquakes was also a rare supersonic quake, upending ideas about where these unusual earthquakes strike. Only six supersonic (or supershear) earthquakes have ever been...
2014/07/11 15:50
2014/07/11 15:50
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La Jolla, Calif.- It’s a sight to behold an anchovy invasion, in the millions, off the coast of San Diego. The school was spotted off the coast of La Jolla, and was 100 meters wide in places. People...
2014/07/29 13:25
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