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Aircraft affect weather

John Kerr posted in on July 1st, 2011.

The Dominion Post‘s Kiran Chug covers new research, published in the journal Science, linking weather pattens with airplane activity at major airports. An excerpt (read in full here): Researchers link planes to rain increase Aircraft are being blamed for affecting the weather at airports, with research published today suggesting they could be responsible for increasing […]

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RNZ: New types of grasses being used to keep birds away

Peter Griffin posted in on June 9th, 2010.

Grazzlanz Technology, based in Palmerston North, has received funding to continue research into the commercial development of specific grasses which birds and insects find unpleasant. The growth of such grasses in airports and other public spaces could help to reduce the numbers of birds and insects in those spaces. An excerpt: (read in full here) […]

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