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blog » Hexbins! Binning is a general term for grouping a dataset of N values into less than N discrete groups. These groups/bins may be spatial, temporal, or otherwise attribute-based. In this post I’m only talking about spatial (long-lat) and 2-dimensional attribute-based (scatterplot) bins. Such binnings may be thought of as 2D histograms. Tornado Ein Tornado (von spanisch tornar, zu dt. „umkehren, wenden, (sich) drehen“, aus dem Lateinischen tornare, mit gleicher Wortbedeutung[1]), auch Großtrombe, Wind- oder Wasserhose, in den USA umgangssprachlich Twister genannt, ist ein kleinräumiger Luftwirbel in der Erdatmosphäre, der eine annähernd senkrechte Drehachse aufweist und im Zusammenhang mit konvektiver Bewölkung (Cumulus und Cumulonimbus) steht, was dessen Unterschied zu Kleintromben (Staubteufeln) ausmacht. Der Wirbel erstreckt sich hierbei durchgehend vom Boden bis zur Wolkenuntergrenze.

Wind Map An invisible, ancient source of energy surrounds us—energy that powered the first explorations of the world, and that may be a key to the future. This map shows you the delicate tracery of wind flowing over the US. The wind map is a personal art project, not associated with any company. The Top 100 Items to Disappear First by Mr. Smashy Survival Cache You could also call this “The Top 100 Things You should start stocking up on.”

Daylight Time By act of Congress, civil clocks in most areas of the United States are adjusted ahead one hour in the summer months (known as daylight time) and returned back one hour in the winter months (known as standard time). The dates marking the beginning and end of daylight time have changed as Congress has passed new statutes. As of 2007, daylight time begins in the United States on the second Sunday in March and ends on the first Sunday in November. On the second Sunday in March, clocks are set ahead one hour at 2:00 a.m. local standard time (which becomes 3:00 a.m. local daylight time). On the first Sunday in November, clocks are set back one hour at 2:00 a.m. local daylight time (which becomes 1:00 a.m. local standard time).

Gallery Sub-Sort Natural Disasters by: Name / Path / Row / Latitude / Longitude / Sensor / Date Posted Return to Map Landslide near Oso, WashingtonSensor: L8 OLIPath/Row: 47/26Lat/Long: 48.900/-122.800Category: Natural DisastersDownload High ResolutionDate Posted: 04/02/2014 Sturmjäger Als Sturmjäger (engl. storm chaser(s)) bezeichnet man Personen, die es sich zur Aufgabe gemacht haben, Unwetter auszumachen, zu beobachten, zu verfolgen und gegebenenfalls mit Mitteln der Fotografie und des Films zu dokumentieren. Die Ansprüche dieser Dokumentation reichen von einem wissenschaftlichen Erfassen von Wahrnehmungen über eine mehr ästhetische Betrachtungsweise dieser Erscheinungen bis hin zur Abenteuerlust, die auch von der Faszination dieser Naturgewalt verursacht wird. Oftmals ist der Beweggrund, sich einem solchen Risiko auszusetzen, in einer Kombination aus den genannten Ambitionen zu finden.

WunderMap Interactive Radar & Weather Stations Fire Danger Rating Low Fuels do not ignite readily from small firebrands although a more intense heat source, such as lightning, may start fires in duff or punky wood. Doomsday Dashboard - Doomsday Preppers The Web Series Selling Survival New web series goes inside the world of prepper expos with casting director Brooklyn Bagwell.

Cyborg insects could map collapsed buildings for first responders When first responders arrive at an emergency situation such as a collapsed building, they enter blind, uncertain of what they will encounter or how to reach their targets. North Carolina State University researchers think cyborgs are the answer. A paper they will present next month proposes using live insects like cockroaches to map the insides of difficult-to-reach locations.

Storm chasing NSSL vehicles on the first VORTEX project (which operated in the seasons of 1994 - 1995), equipped with surface measurement equipment. Storm chasing is broadly defined as the pursuit of any severe weather condition, regardless of motive, which can be curiosity, adventure, scientific investigation, or for news or media coverage.[1] A person who chases storms is known as a storm chaser, or simply a chaser. While witnessing a tornado is the single biggest objective for most chasers, many chase thunderstorms and delight in viewing cumulonimbus and related cloud structure, watching a barrage of hail and lightning, and seeing what skyscapes unfold. There are also a smaller number of storm chasers who intercept tropical cyclones and waterspouts.[2] Nature of and motivations for chasing[edit]

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