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09-29-2022
Elusive sea-level “fingerprint” detected around Greenland ice sheet
Contrary to what one might expect, melting polar ice that introduces fresh water into the sea will not lead to sea-level rises of equal magnitude throughout the world’s oceans. Instead, as an ice sheet melts, it leaves a unique pattern of meltwater distribution behind, known as a sea-level fingerprint. Although the concept of sea-level fingerprints has already been factored into current models used to predict future changes in sea level, actual observational measurements of the accuracy of these predictions have been difficult to make.  A new study, led...
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12-18-2017
Trump will remove climate change from National Security Strategy
According to new reports, U.S. President Donald Trump plans to...
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12-18-2017
Melting ice sheet could dramatically impact the Florida coastline
Research published this week in the journal Nature reveals that...
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12-17-2017
Could climate change trigger a megadrought in the United States?
Droughts are common in the western United States, with parts...
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12-17-2017
10 of Earth’s most beautiful beaches
You cannot beat a trip to the beach for relaxation...
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12-16-2017
Bison: An American survival story
We felt the truck rocking and looked at each other,...
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12-15-2017
Self-control may be limited, and depletes as your day goes on
Among the many limited resources that are dwindling on our...
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12-15-2017
New models show extreme weather conditions for the U.S.
In the next couple of decades, the United States is...
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12-15-2017
The Sierra Nevada Mountains grew taller from extreme drought
Research from NASA reveals that the Sierra Nevada mountains grew...
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12-14-2017
Why Chile is so prone to severe earthquakes
With a strength of 9.5 on the moment magnitude scale,...
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12-14-2017
Geographer creates stunning map of U.S. forests
When you think about the greenest places on Earth, you...
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12-14-2017
East Antarctic Ice Sheet is less stable than previously thought
It has been long believed that the East Antarctic Ice...
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12-14-2017
Scientists confirm Hurricane Harvey made worse by global warming
Hurricane Harvey devastated regions of Southeast Texas earlier this year,...
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