CSU In The News Archive

Blame wet weather on warmer ocean

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With the latest Colorado State University forecast of an additional eight named tropical storms in September and October, the scientists agreed water managers should use the changes in sea surface temperature as a tool to control water levels throughout South …

Hurricanes Become More Frequent?

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Researchers at Colorado State University have forecasted hurricanes for the last 22 years, using a long-range model that draws on 52 years of data. In April, they predicted that the 2005 storm season would be active, with the likelihood of …

Study: Arctic shrubs cause Arctic warming

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The study was written by the U.S. Army Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory in Hanover, N.H., and scientists at Colorado State University. It presents the first evidence that shrub growth could alter the winter energy balance of the Arctic …

Scientists want bears to eat bear food

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She stayed out of town until researchers with Colorado State University, the Colorado Division of Wildlife and the U.S. Department of Agriculture recently triggered a mechanism that blows the collar off the bruin so it can be recovered.

Building a Better Levee

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Levees provide a “very small margin of error,” according to Neil Grigg, a professor of civil engineering at Colorado State University. Grigg said local agencies usually oversee levees, which are hard to keep in top shape. “Maintenance is difficult because …