Soil Moisture

July 13, 2012--Soil moisture and hot days examined globally (Science Daily)

For the first time, scientists at ETH Zurich have examined globally the connection between soil moisture and extreme heat with measured data. Their study shows that precipitation deficits increase the probability of hot days in many regions of the world. The results will help to better assess heat risks. In July 2011, a heatwave broke all records in Texas.

May 24, 2012--Wariness in wake of low snowpack (Durango Telegraph)

As mountain towns in Colorado move into summer, they continue to consider what lies ahead as the result of the incredibly low snowpack this year. By some measures, the drought is far worse than the epic summer of 2002.

November 27, 2009--CU experts use GPS to track soil moisture, snow depth (Denver Post)

Traditional GPS satellite signals can be used to measure snow depth and even soil and vegetation moisture, according to a research team led by the University of Colorado at Boulder.

March 26, 2009--Thirsty plants can twitter for water with new device (NY Times)

Researchers at New York University’s interactive telecommunications program have come up with a device that allows plants to t

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