Dr. Mark Jacobson – Roadmaps for Transitioning All 50 U.S. State to Wind, Water and Solar Power

[music playing] – SO WELCOME TO THE 75th ANNIVERSARY OF NASA AMES RESEARCH AND THE DIRECTOR’S COLLOQUIUM SUMMER SERIES. OUR SPECIES IS A SPECIALIST EVOLVED TO USE OUR ENVIRONMENT IN NOVEL WAYS IN ORDER TO EXPAND OUR CAPABILITY TO SURVIVE NEW ENVIRONMENTS. OUR SPECIES ALSO OWES ITS SURVIVAL TO THE ABILITY TO PREDICT DANGERS AND […]

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After the fire: An ongoing project in soil loss recovery in the Warrumbungles National Park

Abby: We are going to start this November Soil Network of Knowledge webinar. Welcome everyone. I am going to get on to introducing Sally McInnes-Clarke who is from Office of Environment and Heritage where she has worked as a soil scientist for over 20 years. Sally’s background is in soil and landscape assessments or surveys […]

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Flying in the wet season – Harry Burns-Fabb Bureau of Meteorology – 2018 season seminar Darwin

I’ve been a meteorologist up here in Darwin for about three years now. I work out of the Casuarina office. We do the forecasts for the whole of the Northern Territory, basically the whole of the GAF area and a little bit in East Timor as well. I have specialised in aviation meteorology, and today […]

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Gasification | Wikipedia audio article

Gasification is a process that converts organic- or fossil fuel-based carbonaceous materials into carbon monoxide, hydrogen and carbon dioxide. This is achieved by reacting the material at high temperatures (>700 °C), without combustion, with a controlled amount of oxygen and/or steam. The resulting gas mixture is called syngas (from synthesis gas) or producer gas and […]

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