Summary Talking about the weather is a pastime as old as language, but climate researchers from the University of East Anglia (UEA) in the UK have just given people a whole lot more to talk about. Established in 1971, the UEA's Climate Research Unit (CRU) has become one of the leading institutions involved in the study of natural and anthropogenic climate change.
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Summary Want to know if it was a rainy day or a sunny one when you were born? The Climatic Research Unit Temperature Version 4 (CRUTEM4) land-surface air temperature dataset is one of the most widely used records of the climate system.
Summary The data is from the University of East Anglia Climate Research Unit. Climate researchers at the University of East Anglia have added the world's temperature records as a layer on the mapping service. The set is one of the most widely used records of the climate system and is based on readings from weather stations around the world.
Summary NORWICH, England, Feb. 5 (UPI) -- Climate researchers at Britain's University of East Anglia announced they've made the world's temperature records available via Google Earth. Google Earth will bring the Climatic Research Unit Temperature Version 4 land-surface air temperature data set -- one of the most widely used records of the climate system -- to users' computers, they said.
Summary The project, carried out by climate scientists at the University of East Anglia, is part of a broader effort by those who study climate change to make the worrisome phenomenon more accessible and transparent to the broader public.
Summary This is the heartbreaking story of a five-year-old boy named Saroo Munshi Khan who, in 1986, went to the local train station in Berhanpur, India along with his 9-year old brother Guddu to hunt for coins that passengers may have dropped on the tracks.
Summary Google Earth, which in 2009 unveiled tools to visualize the effects of climate change , has now gone one better. The new data layer (which you must add after downloading the Google Earth program ) comes from the University of East Anglia Climatic Research Unit (UEA CRU), which has provided information from 6,000 weather stations around the world.
Summary A man looks at screens showing images by Google Earth. The Climatic Research Unit Temperature Version 4 (CRUTEM4) land-surface air temperature dataset is one of the most widely used records of the climate system. The beauty of using Google Earth is that you can instantly see where the weather stations are, zoom in on specific countries, and see station datasets much more clearly.
Summary Prepare yourselves for the Greatest Show Not on Earth. A third company, Vancouver, British Columbia-based UrtheCast, which has a growing presence in the Bay Area, recently sent up two powerful cameras to be installed on the outside of the International Space Station by the end of this month.
Summary I joined Google in 2002 and had the pleasure of seeing many of Google's products get created and acquired. A few weeks back, I wanted a report that Google Analytics didn't provide -- an automatic daily report that I could share with my colleagues that would provide key metrics and give insight to people that aren't in GA every day like I am.
Summary Google Earth also has what are essentially expansion packs, added layers that can show different information. The University of East Anglia Climatic Research Unit has just released a fantastic new layer that maps out local temperature changes over the past few decades for areas all over the planet (right-click and use "Save As" on that second link; you'll need Google Earth to open the file).
Summary There was also an attack Monday. The attacks have come after Afghanistan signed a strategic security pact with the United States that extends the presence of some U.S. and international military personnel beyond December, when the current mandate of U.S.-led NATO forces ends.
Summary "In their discussion they emphasised on US-India common security interests, their commitment to the strategic partnership and future areas of security cooperation," Pentagon press secretary, Rear Admiral John Kirby, said after the meeting on Wednesday.
Summary Liberian resident Thomas Eric Duncan, who flew to Dallas aboard United Airlines with stopovers in Brussels and Washington, DC, on Sept. 19, was diagnosed with the deadly virus a week later, his family said on Wednesday.
Summary On Sept. 18, photographer Daniel Berehulak and New York Times' correspondent Norimitsu Onishi were following a body collection and burial team in Monrovia, Liberia, when they visited the home of a woman who had contracted the Ebola virus and died surrounded by her family.