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Air Quality: Another source of stress on workers

In my previous post I discussed the impacts of high heat on outdoor workers.  Another source of stress is poor air quality, which can be either from high particulate levels or from corrosive ground-level ozone.  Both of these can put stress on breathing in vulnerable populations.  You can get air…
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NOWData a good source of National Weather Service daily data

The Southeast Regional Climate Center has a good source of NWS cooperative weather data linked on their web site at http://sercc.com/nowdatamap.  When you click on the link, it provides access to NOAA’s xmACIS data server for the NWS station in the area you clicked on.  It’s a menu-driven source of climatological…
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xmACIS provides access to historical climate data

In addition to the data access site cli-MATE from the Midwestern Regional Climate Center, there is another web site which provides access to the National Weather Service’s cooperative weather observing network.  It’s called xmACIS and contains a lot of the same information as the cli-MATE site (in fact, it’s built…
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How a personal weather station can help manage your farm

Weather Underground posted a story today about how one winery owner in Virginia uses a personal weather station to help manage his vineyards.  It shows the benefits of having hyper-local weather data so you know exactly what is happening in your own fields.  You can read the story here.  Weather Underground…
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