OCC spokesperson Matt Skinner said methodology for the study included requesting data from all retail electrical utilities and cooperatives in the state; gathering information from the Oklahoma Climatological
Survey, Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management, Oklahoma Forestry Services, Oklahoma Insurance Department, Oklahoma Highway Traffic Safety Office, and the Oklahoma Tax Commission; reviewing undergrounding studies completed by the states of Florida, Maryland, North Carolina, Virginia and Michigan; and reviewing an Edison Electric Institute study on the topic.
After the preface and introduction, Chappell moves onto a climatological
description that in turn leads to an understanding of why the first Paleo-Indians, the Mississippians, and Euro-Americans have been drawn to the area.
Achieving that minimal climatological
result could, according to some econometric models, cost as much as $1 trillion.
These data have been used to conduct urban climatological
investigations of the spatial and temporal nature of the urban heat island.
study considers all tornadoes of intensity F2 (according to the Fujita Scale) or greater that occurred in Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska from 1950 through 1999.
Nowadays, with weather satellites aloft and climatological
databases ever more robust, it's hard to see how anything but outright bad luck can skunk an eclipse chaser who picks a syzygy carefully.
However, it need also be said that its members have been responsible for widespread, baseless fears over the years by serving as conduits for the major environmental organizations and their endless scare campaigns directed against fossil-fuel use for energy, the use of automobiles and other vehicles, the use of pesticides to protect people against insect and rodent infestations, the use of herbicides to protect food crops, the bogus Alar scare, the bogus 'acid rain' claims, the unsubstantiated claims of 'urban sprawl,' and, of course, global warming, even though not one scintilla of climatological
fact supports it.
It thus calls on the Commission to study the proposal's impact on the EU's most remote regions, whose geographical and climatological
conditions make them a special case.
Chapter one is devoted to the physical environment and examines the geomorphological, climatological
, and biogeographical bases of the region.
The next two chapters examine the evidence about Mississippi cycling available in ethnohistoric and archaeological sources and argue that such evidence, along with that from other sources such as paleobiology and climatological
studies, are valuable in examining the process of cycling.
Yet he sees the reign of Frederick III as the turning point in the island's history as political economic, and climatological
disasters marked the beginning of the fall of medieval Sicily.
Michael Oppenheimer, an atmospheric scientist with The Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), calls "the smoking gun" is a new IPCC report, which concludes, based on model studies, that "the observed increase over the last century is unlikely to be entirely due to natural causes and that a pattern of climatic response to human activities is identifiable in the climatological