Environment

The maps provide a twice-yearly tally of roughly 1,200 mountain glaciers in the lower 48 states, down to a resolution of about 1 foot.
by University of Washington
9:01am
10.23.2017
The fossil is likely from a Teratophoneus curriei, known to inhabit western North America between 66 and 90 million years ago during the Late Cretaceous Period.
9:26am
10.20.2017
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The wells where methane is flared away are primarily being exploited for their petroleum; the methane is simply a byproduct.
by MIT
11:03am
10.17.2017
The Leaders Innovation Forum for Technology (LIFT) provides resources to help water utilities identify new technologies.
by Kelsey Beveridge, Technical Writer, Water Environment & Reuse Foundation
9:07am
10.16.2017
Harvey produced more than 13 trillion gallons of rain over southeast Texas, and that water is now flowing through the Gulf.
by Rice University
9:07am
10.16.2017
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Scientists have discovered a hole the size of Lake Superior, making it the biggest polynya observed in Antarctica’s Weddell Sea.
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1:49pm
10.13.2017
The substances in question were not considered damaging as they were "generally thought to be too short-lived to reach the stratosphere in large quantities.
by European Geosciences Union
10:08am
10.12.2017
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Scott Pruitt, administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), has announced the repeal of the Clean Power Plan, which regulated carbon...
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5:00pm
10.9.2017
The National Science Foundation awarded a team of University of Notre Dame engineers nearly $1 million to advance accuracy in forecasting storm surge.
by University of Notre Dame
7:30am
10.6.2017
Comparative analysis between sanitation systems in Brazil and the USA shows the need to apply new technologies for the treatment of chemical compounds.
by São Paulo Research Foundation
7:00am
10.5.2017
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The researchers examined ocean sediment cores over the past 100,000 years and found that the iron likely came in the form of dust blown into the ocean.
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3:14pm
10.4.2017
For the first time, researchers have sequenced a habu genome, that of the Taiwan habu, and compared it to that of its sister species.
by Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (Oist) Graduate University
12:04pm
10.4.2017
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High-resolution chemistry and genetic approaches identified compounds that the microbes preferred.
by Oregon State University
9:23am
10.4.2017
The sands took up and retained radioactive cesium originating from the disaster in 2011 and have been slowly releasing it back to the ocean.
by Woods Hole Geographic Institution
9:07am
10.3.2017
As the global climate changes gradually over time, delicately poised seasonal cycles begin to shift.
by Florida State University
12:56pm
9.29.2017
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It is the largest and longest marine migration ever documented.
by Seth Borenstein, AP Science Writer
8:00am
9.29.2017
Dartmouth-led study presents guide on how to use aerial thermography.
by Dartmouth College
3:01pm
9.25.2017
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The acid covered not only the surface but also the inside of the pores, and that kept particulates from sticking to them and fouling the filter.
by Rice University
10:03am
9.25.2017
In a pair of studies, researchers revealed new insights on how green algae siphons carbon dioxide from the air for use in photosynthesis
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3:21pm
9.22.2017
Whether it is Hurricane Harvey, Hurricane Irma, Hurricane Jose or Hurricane Maria, 2017 has had a particularly damaging and deadly hurricane season thus far.
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10:40am
9.21.2017
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In a remote, rugged valley overlooking the Pacific Ocean, researchers closely monitor an endangered icon: the California condor.
by Terence Chea, Associated Press
10:06am
9.20.2017
The Wave Glider’s real-time data is being used to examine how Harvey’s record-breaking rainfall will affect water quality, coral reefs and ecosystems.
by Texas A&M University
2:57pm
9.19.2017
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Three approaches were used to evaluate the outstanding 'carbon budget'.
by University of Oxford
10:12am
9.19.2017
These projects focused on specific remediation situations, starting with cleaning up an airport after a biological agent release.
by Sandia National Laboratories
9:42am
9.18.2017
A discovery by Indiana University researchers could advance the long-term storage of nuclear waste.
by Indiana University
12:54pm
9.14.2017
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The remains of an iconic Swedish Viking Age grave now reveal that war was not an activity exclusive to males.
by Uppsala University
10:18am
9.14.2017
New research suggests that tectonic plates aren’t as strong as previously believed.
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3:26pm
9.13.2017
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Coffee lovers beware— a new study indicates that climate change could significantly reduce coffee growing areas in Latin America.
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10:29am
9.12.2017
A new study shows that deforestation and subsequent use of lands for agriculture or pasture contribute more to climate change than previously thought.
by Lindsey Hadlock, Cornell University
3:17pm
9.11.2017
The “ark” is housed in a structure built to withstand many ravages of time.
by Bob Salsberg, Associated Press
10:14am
9.11.2017
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