MU research shows rainfall forecasts can be more precise

· June 13, 2018

Meteorologists may soon be “right as rain” thanks to a more accurate rainfall system University of Missouri researchers have developed. The system improves the precision of forecasts by accounting for evaporation in rainfall estimates, particularly for locations 30 miles or more from the nearest National Weather Service radar. “Right now, forecasts are generally not accounting […]

Northeast farmers get more growing season, battle heavy rains

· December 18, 2017

Farmers in the Northeast are adapting to longer growing seasons, but they may face spring-planting whiplash as they confront fields increasingly saturated with rain, according to a research paper published in the journal Climatic Change. “Climate change can easily intensify agricultural susceptibility, but also presents fresh, surprising opportunities,” said David Wolfe, professor of plant and […]

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