Carbon held in frozen permafrost soils for tens of thousands of years is being released as Arctic regions of the Earth warm and is further fueling global climate change according to a Florida State University ... - Read More
While climatologists are carefully watching carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere another group of scientists is exploring a massive storehouse of carbon that has the potential to significantly affect the climate change picture University of ... - Read More
An international team of scientists led by a University of Rhode Island oceanographer has found oxygen and oxygen breathing microbes all the way through the sediment from the seafloor to the igneous basement at seven ... - Read More
Researchers from the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa and colleagues found that microbial communities in different regions of the Pacific Ocean displayed strikingly similar daily rhythms in their metabolism despite inhabiting extremely different habitats the ... - Read More
For more than 100 years marine biologists at Friday Harbor Laboratories have studied the ecology of everything from tiny marine plants to giant sea stars Now as the oceans are undergoing a historic shift in ... - Read More
Using recently released Royal Navy submarine data researchers at the National Oceanography Centre NOC have investigated the nature of turbulence in the ocean beneath the Arctic sea ice Recent decreases in Arctic sea ice may ... - Read More
A Scripps Institution of Oceanography led study on how natural and human made sources of nitrogen are recycled through the Lake Tahoe ecosystem provides new information on how global change may affect the iconic blue ... - Read More
More and more of the world's waters are seriously lacking oxygen Could we use pumps to bring oxygen and thus higher life back into these waters A Danish Swedish research team says yes They installed ... - Read More
Research at the National Oceanography Centre NOC may help to predict extreme winters across Europe by identifying the set of environmental conditions that are associated with pairs of severe winters across consecutive years Pairs of ... - Read More
In the midst of the California rainy season scientists are embarking on a field campaign designed to improve the understanding of the natural and human caused phenomena that determine when and how the state gets ... - Read More
Innovative experiments carried out by scientists at the National Oceanography Centre NOC and abroad show that dead jellyfish contribute to the deep sea food chain unlike previously thought Researchers from the UK Norway and Hawaii ... - Read More
The largest migration on the planet is the movement of small animals from the surface of the open ocean where they feed on plants under cover of darkness to the sunless depths where they hide ... - Read More
In one year India's ozone pollution damaged millions of tons of the country's major crops causing losses of more than a billion dollars and destroying enough food to feed tens of millions of people living ... - Read More
Stanley Miller the chemist whose landmark experiment published in 1953 showed how some of the molecules of life could have formed on a young Earth left behind boxes of experimental samples that he never analyzed ... - Read More
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Forget about positioning giant mirrors in space to reduce the amount of sunlight being trapped in Earth's atmosphere or seeding clouds to reduce the amount of light entering earth's atmosphere Those approaches to climate engineering ... - Read More
The paleoclimate record for the last ice age a time 21 000 years ago called the Last Glacial Maximum LGM tells of a cold Earth whose northern continents were covered by vast ice sheets Chemical ... - Read More
With its imperceptible features carbon monoxide is widely known as the silent killer due to its risks at lethal concentrations Far less known is that carbon monoxide is produced naturally in small quantities in humans ... - Read More
A new study reports that anammox a key process in the nitrogen cycle is barely present in Narragansett Bay even though it's a major factor just a little farther out into Rhode Island Sound Scientists ... - Read More
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