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12-01-2021
Arctic river discharge rates are higher than expected
New research from an international group of scientists reveals with unparalleled accuracy how much water is discharged from the Arctic. The study combined 155,710 satellite images, 9.18 million direct observations of water-levels, and 486,493 hydrologic simulations to estimate how much river discharge is released in the Arctic.  River discharge is, in simple terms, the volume of water (along with whatever the water happens to be carrying, such as sediment or biologic material) that flows along a river channel. This is important for understanding the river’s health and economic...
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10-04-2016
Damage from invasive insects will increase from climate change
Ecologists have estimated that invasive insects cost humanity tens of...
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10-04-2016
Carbon emissions from logged forests are much greater than anticipated
New study is the first large-scale analysis of deadwood --...
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10-04-2016
New fault discovered in Southern California near the Salton Sea
A swarm of nearly 200 small earthquakes that shook Southern...
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10-04-2016
Typhoon Chaba closes its eye
NASA satellite imagery showed that Typhoon Chaba's eye had closed...
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10-04-2016
Tropical Storm Nicole forms 500 miles northeast of Puerto Rico
As Hurricane Matthew is thrashing Hispaniola and eastern Cuba Tropical...
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10-03-2016
Microbes help plants survive severe drought
With California in its fifth year of severe drought and...
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10-03-2016
Urban shorelines support more animal life than remote beaches
Every living thing leaves a genetic trail in its wake....
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10-03-2016
Historical records may underestimate sea level rise
New research published in Geophysical Research Letters shows that the...
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10-03-2016
Polar bears across the Arctic are facing much shorter sea ice seasons
Polar bears, the poster-child for climate change, are among the...
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10-03-2016
Soil management can save corn production from climate change
How will we feed our growing population in the face...
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10-03-2016
Typhoon Chaba intensifies into a super typhoon
Typhoon Chaba intensifies into a super typhoon As Typhoon Chaba...
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10-03-2016
Bromeliads are to blame for the zika virus in Miami
Just over a month ago, Miami Beach Botanical Garden was...
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