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Planting Soybeans Instead Of Corn Below Wind Turbines Could Boost Power Generation

Feb. 4, 2015

Mathematical model suggests crops can have a noticeable effect on power generation. Originally published: Dec 19 2014 - 2:15pm By: Chris Gorski, Senior Editor (Inside Science) -- Numerous factors influence how much power wind turbines generate. For starters, the wind changes speeds and the arrangement of turbines affects how each one interacts with the wind and how much power each generates.

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CU-Boulder professor takes to two wheels for weather data collection

Oct. 31, 2014

"The Boulder area features no shortage of men and women who bike to work. Not as many of them are working while on two wheels. Those who regularly cycle or run across Boulder County's highly variable topography have likely noticed, at certain times of day, the sensation of hitting warmer or cooler air pockets as they go. John Cassano, on his regular bike commute from Louisville to the University of Colorado, has experienced them as well. But, as an associate professor in the University of Colorado's atmospheric and oceanic sciences department, feeling the changes was just a starting point for Cassano." --Daily Camera

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Colorado research universities to lead U.S. contribution to global environmental initiative

Oct. 31, 2014

"The United States has been selected as one of five international hubs for Future Earth, an ambitious 10-year research initiative to address global environmental change solutions and actions. The U.S. hub will be headquartered in Colorado and managed jointly by Colorado State University and the University of Colorado Boulder."

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NASA, EPA, NCAR launch air-testing blitz to track pollution

Oct. 31, 2014

"NASA this week is launching an unprecedented month-long test of Colorado Front Range air using satellites, aircraft and tethered white balloons that will pinpoint sources of pollution." --The Denver Post

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