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Dec192014
Star-Tribune: Drones might help explain how tornadoes form

Meteorologist Paul Douglas, who blogs on weather, cites reports of University of Nebraska-Lincoln research using drones to investigate how tornadoes form.

Dec192014
CNN: California needs 11 trillion gallons of rain to end drought

NASA released a satellite data analysis of how much water is lacking in California's reserves -- and concluded it will take about 11 trillion gallons of rain to relieve the state's drought. The National Drought Mitigation Center at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln reports that most of California is suffering exceptional drought. The story was published in numerous outlets.

Dec182014
New York Times: Drones might help explain how tornadoes form

Adam Houston, earth and atmospheric sciences associate professor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, talks about his tornado research using drones in an Associated Press story run by the New York Times. The story also appeared in U.S. News & World Report and dozens of other outlets nationwide.

Dec182014
San Jose Mercury News: Flipbook of maps show California drought's progression

Weekly maps produced by the U.S. Drought Monitor, a partnership of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the National Drought Mitigation Center at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, shows how California's drought progressed during 2014. Much of the state now is classified as suffering exceptional drought.

Dec182014
Reuters: Legal standing may be key to Keystone XL case

Anthony Schutz, law professor at Nebraska College of Law, says standing -- whether the three landowners who challenged the pipeline have legal authority to sue -- could be a key issue in a case over the controversial Keystone XL pipeline. The story was published by several outlets.

Dec182014
Los Angeles Times: Hack attack over "Interview" shows risk of naming bad guys

In a widely syndicated story, Wheeler Winston Dixon, film studies professor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, is among the experts talking about the hack of Sony over a film that made North Korean leader Kim Jong Un its villain. How will moviemakers choose their bad guys in the future?

Dec182014
The Associated Press: Drones peer inside big storms, might help explain how tornadoes form

Adam Houston of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is among researchers who are using drones to learn more about how tornadoes form. The Q&A format story appeared in many outlets nationwide.

Dec162014
Chicago Tribune: Help birds survive winter in your backyard

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension suggests reusing your Christmas tree as a bird shelter and food resource until spring. Take the lights and tinsel off first.

Dec162014
Money Show: Water Environment Research Foundation launches three new projects

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln will expire the production of bioisoprene from wastewater in one of three new projects launched by the Water Environment Research Foundation, an independent scientific research organization dedicated to wastewater and stormwater issues.

Dec162014
Yahoo News: Woollam named to National Academy of Inventors

John Woollam, George Holmes Distinguished professor of electrical engineering at the University of Nebraska-LIncoln, has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors. He is an internationally known expert in ellipsometry. NU Interim President James Linder also was named a NAI Fellow.

 

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