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PRAGWATER now providing daily reference evapotranspiration for St. John, USVI


Daily reference evapotranspiration (ETo) is now available for St. John (USVI) at the following link: Northern Caribbean ETo .  The link also includes ETo data for St. Thomas, St. Croix, Puerto Rico, Hispaniola and Jamaica. Yesterday’s Reference Evapotranspiration (ETo) for St. … Continue reading

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Challenges of doing research on the UPRM Campus


Recently I initiated a calibration study of two Campbell Scientific weather stations on the University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez Campus. Calibration of the two stations equipped with older sensors, is being accomplished with a third station with new sensors. Two weeks … Continue reading

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PRAGWATER now providing daily reference evapotranspiration for St. Thomas, USVI


Daily reference evapotranspiration (ETo) is now available for St. Thomas (USVI) at the following link: Northern Caribbean ETo.  The link also includes ETo data for Puerto Rico, St. Croix (USVI), Hispaniola and Jamaica. Yesterday’s Reference Evapotranspiration St. Thomas, USVI The following links … Continue reading

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FINCA ALZAMORA WEATHER DATA AVAILABLE ONLINE


Today a new weather station was installed in the Finca Alzamora, UPRM campus, Mayaguez Puerto Rico.  Data from the weather station are available from two websites:  WeatherLink  or WeatherUnderground.  The WeatherUnderground site allows you to download archived data in a … Continue reading

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PRAGWATER now providing daily reference evapotranspiration for St. Croix, USVI


Daily reference evapotranspiration (ETo) is now available for St. Croix (USVI) at the following link: Northern Caribbean ETo .  The link also includes ETo data for Puerto Rico, Hispaniola and Jamaica. Yesterday’s Reference Evapotranspiration in St. Croix The following links will … Continue reading

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Nigerian girl describes kidnapping, among 50 who escaped


Originally posted on theGrio:
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — The girls in the school dorm heard the sound of gunshots from a nearby town. So when armed men in uniforms burst in and promised to rescue them, at first they were relieved. “Don’t…

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What is more horrible? #BringBackOurGirls


Originally posted on Rhea Harmsen:
http://www.africanglobe.net/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/School-Girls-Kidnapped-In-Nigeria-1.jpg On a scale of one to ten, what is more horrible than the kidnapping of little girls to be sold into sexual slavery in order to scare folks into not sending girls to school?…

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Agricultural Hydrology Course to be offered at UPR-Mayaguez Campus


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New paper finds solar UV-B output is correlated to global mean temperature


Originally posted on Watts Up With That?:
Map of correlations suggest it may be affecting biomass and planetary albedo. From the Hockey Schtick: A paper published today in Methods in Ecology and Evolution describes a new satellite dataset of solar…

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Novelist tackles the most challenging issue head on


“Racism is the most challenging issue sabotaging the American dream.”  In her just-released e-novel INTERMARRY, Rhea Harmsen tackles this endemic problem in American Society.  DOWNLOAD IT FREE at amazon.com from December 22-26, 2013. About the Author Rhea Harmsen is a scientist, … Continue reading

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