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The Organization Is The National Weather Service

- Date of publication or most recent update Based upon a link to a weekly news webpage, November 6, 2016 is the most recent update. However, the web page does not contain any direct indication of the currency for the web pages primary information. Author and/or organization The owning organization is the National Weather Service (NWS) under the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Target audience The website’s target audience appears to be members of the general public with little to no extensive knowledge of space weather, but have interest in becoming more aware of the phenomenon associated with it....   [tags: Web page, World Wide Web, Sun]

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The Weather and The Insurance Industry

- Weather plays a large role in the Insurance Industry. This is especially true with insurance policies regarding home and business insurance. Weather is an important factor on insurance cost in the United States and the world. The insurance industry will continue to change as climate change accelerates. AIG published a report that discussed climate change and how it is affecting insurers. Research has showed that the global temperature average has increased. Most scientists believe this is due to growing concentration of greenhouse gases being released into the atmosphere....   [tags: policies, business and home insurance]

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Weather's Affect on Supply and Demand

- ... The food supply also is very fragile and susceptible to disease and infestation. According to Dr. David Guest, professor of agriculture at the University of Sydney states, “As agriculture struggles to support the rapidly growing global population, plant disease reduces the production and quality of food, fiber and biofuel crops. Losses may be catastrophic or chronic, but on average account for 42% of the production of the six most important food crops” (Para. 1). With food crop losses totaling 42%, plant disease will affect the cost and ultimately the demand of food....   [tags: drought, crops, organic]

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Analysis of the Weather in Space

- On October 27, 2003, the Sun came off the heels of emitting some massive, X-class solar flares. Just the day before, at both 650 and 1815 UTC, the Sun launched two flares from sunspots 486 and 484, respectively. They were expected to create aurorae after striking Earth’s magnetic field sometime on October 28. Little was it known at the time that this event would pale in comparison to what was coming in only a matter of days, if not hours (Phillips, 27 Oct.). The next day, October 28, at 1110 UTC, the Sun emitted a massive X17.2 solar flare, which registered third all-time in recorded history....   [tags: soho satellite, solar flares, proton storm]

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Violece of the Weather Underground Organization

- While terrorism—that is, violence or the threat of violence aimed intentionally at civilians—has been employed since time immemorial as a means of securing political goals, the 1960s ushered in an entirely new form of political violence. Motivated by thinkers like Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, this new breed of terrorism struggled in vain to halt the vehicle of Capitalism: as it was steered by the opulent and sustained through exploitation of a bloodied working class. Significant amongst likeminded New Left groups was the Weather Underground Organization (WUO), which conducted a series of bombings in protest against perceived American injustice....   [tags: terrorism, politics, radicals]

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The Accuracy of Weather Prediction

- The purpose of this paper is to explain the advances being made in technology and algorithms in helping advance the accuracy of forecasting. It will contrast the forecasting methods of several decades ago with forecasting methods in use today. In discussing how errors can accumulate over time and providing simple mathematical formulas as examples, this paper intends to show how the repetition of minor errors can affect the accuracy of weather predictions. Introduction Back in the days of Thomas Jefferson and George Washington, weather observations were recorded daily but not hourly or by the minute....   [tags: Meteorology]

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Space Weather Affecting The Earth

- 'I saw dancing lights in the sky, spiking straight up starting around a few hundred feet off the ground. They waved a bit like curtains’-Mike Taylor. The Aurora Borealis is a display of solar flares that collide with the earth's atmosphere and cause a phenomenal light show, but do the impact of the solar flares affect the earth in any way. If so, is it a positive or negative reaction. Solar flares are also known as space weather. It is said in many research papers that space weather has a long term effect on the earth's atmosphere....   [tags: solar flare, wind, x-ray]

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Hawaii Weather: Peculiarities and Hazards

- As a popular vacation destination, the Hawaiian islands are well known for their predictable and relatively mild weather year round. However, there are wide variations in the weather depending on the exact location in the island chain. Also, there are some unique hazards to aviation operations caused by Hawaii’s location and geography that one must become acquainted with before operating an aircraft in the 50th state. One can encounter trade winds and their associated weather, temperature inversions and their effects, volcanic eruptions, high winds, heavy rain, and tropical cyclones....   [tags: Geography ]

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Prostitution Is Bad, Weather It

- In many cases society has tried to tell you that prostitution is bad, weather it is through movies, books, religious text and many other influential aspects of society, due to the nature of the people who they portray in the act. I believe if people were properly educated into the science of sex, having sex for money would not be considered such a bad thing. When I attended prep school, I met many other kids from Europe, and let’s sat they were a little more comfortable with their sexuality, and in a few of their countries prostitution was even legal....   [tags: Human sexuality, Sexual intercourse, Marriage]

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Weather Causing Negative Behavior.

- The weather conditions play a major influential role in a person’s daily life. Thoughts, feelings, and behaviors have be linked with different weather conditions, depending on the person. Different moods and behaviors have been correlated with different weather conditions, further proving its psychological effect. However, these same psychological influences have been examined to be more physiologically affecting. In this paper, the role of weather conditions, (positive and negative), in relation to their influence on behavioral health will be reviewed....   [tags: psychological analysis]

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