A SNR researcher has found that the temperature of the Pacific Ocean could help scientists predict the type and location of tornado activity in the United States.
Pacific Ocean temperatures influence tornado activity in U.S.
Pacific ocean temperatures may bring a typical Midwestern winter
A weak La Niña will steer storms away from the Midwest this fall.
Pacific temperatures help direct U.S. tornado tracks and frequency
The temperature of the Pacific Ocean influences the number and location of tornadoes in America.
There'll be at least two more years of drought -- six feet down
Even if the Midwest gets normal rain and snow, it will take almost two years for soil moisture deep in the earth to recharge and sustain normal crop growth, said a soil scientist.
MU climatologist: last year was warmest since 1895
2012 is the warmest year on record in Missouri since 1895 when climatologists began recording temperatures.
SNR commencement speaker advises to keep learning
Keep adding to your toolbox of skills and life experiences to be happy and successful in life, said William Ruppert, December commencement speaker at the University of Missouri School of Natural Resources.