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Why estimate evapotranspiration using machine learning techniques while we can calculate it with Penmann monteith equation?

I find many researchers use Machine Learning Techniques and Algorithms to calculate the EvapoTranspiration, while there’s also the Penmann Monteith equation that gives us the result. Does this say we ...
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Is this milky quartz a stone age tool? [closed]

I found this piece of quartz at Benbo Mt Co. Sligo Ireland.There are many Megaliths in this area in the Dartry Mt range.Its 3 inches in length and appears to have been fashioned as a tool.I found it ...
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Measuring Transect Length on Sea Floor

I was wondering if anybody had any insight or thoughts on a technological bottleneck we are facing in data collection. Basically, we have vessels (single operator) dig the substrate for collection ...
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What are the most notable papers in tropical cyclone research?

A quick Google scholar search indicates that 243,000 papers have the words "Tropical Cyclone." While scientific literature is considered valuable (predatory publishing and pseudo-scientific journals ...
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Do archaeologists deliberately leave parts of sites untouched so that someone can come back later? [closed]

Thinking about all the new technologies and techniques that are available to archaeologists now compared to even 50 years ago, it occurred to me that there might be considerable benefit to leaving ...
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Do warnings verify better nearer radars?

As radar beams travel away from radars, they increase in elevation and widen. Have any studies attempted to quantify the rate at which warning skill (such as in FAR and POD) deteriorates as a ...
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There is soil in Archean? [closed]

Following a mobilista approach over geological time, and considering the Earth's internal heat as responsible for tectonic regime, which was involved in the "Permobile type" during the early times of ...
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What is the difference between climate change and global warming?

1. Question: In the article, Global Warming vs. Climate Change is an example of the confusion regarding these terms. What are the "official" definitions of "Climate Change" and "Global Warming"? ...
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What topics are we least knowledgeable about within the fields of sustainable agriculture/aquaculture and biodiversity? [closed]

There was a story on slashdot today http://news.slashdot.org/story/15/08/25/1821216/the-case-for-teaching-ignorance that discussed a case for teaching ignorance (or rather, what we don't know) to ...