NCED: The National Center for Earth Earth-surface Dynamics

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CUAHSI 10/14/2005 Cyberseminar presentation by Efi Foufoula & Chris Paola, University of Minnesota

CZEN Design Concepts for Observatories

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CUAHSI 10/27/2006 Cyberseminar presentation by Sue Brantley, Director - Earth and Environment Systems Institute

Hydrologic Remote Sensing Observatory: A Genesis for Scaling to Continental Scale Hydrology

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CUAHSI 10/26/2004 Cyberseminar presentation by Witold Krajewski, University of Iowa

Observatories in the Context of the Digitl Continent: CZOs and HIS

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CUAHSI 10/13/2006 Cyberseminar presentation by Rick Hooper, Executive Director of CUAHSI

UC San Diego's Einstein Robot Has 'Emotional Intelligence'

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Albert Einstein may have written his last scientific theory more than half a century ago, but he's still honing his emotional intelligence in a laboratory at the University of California, San Diego. Scientists at UC San Diego's California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology (Calit2) have equipped a robot modeled after the famed theoretical physicist with specialized software that allows it to interact with humans in a relatively natural, conversational way.

UC San Diego Engineers Bring Down the House

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Recent simulated earthquake tests conducted by UC San Diego engineers are expected to lead to retrofit schemes that make historic buildings safer. The structural engineers tested a structure similar to those that were built in California in the 1920s that have masonry-infilled walls and reinforced concrete frames.