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Weather Radar Predicts Nighttime Bird Migrations

In North America, when air temperatures warm in early May, more than 500 million migratory songbirds take flight each night, according to a study that used a new method to predict continental-scale bird migrations using weather forecasting radar systems.

Rock Type Affects Reach of Injection-Induced Earthquakes

Earthquakes caused by injecting fluids into softer rock travel farther and shake more strongly than those resulting from injections into harder basement rocks. The findings of a new study may prompt a reevaluation of hazard assessments and regulatory approaches.


 

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