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NASA Helps Melt Secrets of Great Lakes Ice

Two scientists from NASA and NOAA have developed a new space-based technique for monitoring the ice cover of the Great Lakes that is so...

Climate Linked to Atmospheric-River Storms

A new NASA-led study of atmospheric-river storms from the Pacific Ocean may help scientists better predict major winter snowfalls that hit West Coast mountains...

Coral reefs may be able to adapt to moderate climate change

Coral reefs may be able to adapt to moderate climate warming, improving their chance of surviving through the end of this century, if there...

Rising temperatures challenge Salt Lake City’s water supply

In an example of the challenges western cities will face in a warming world, new research shows that every degree Fahrenheit of warming in...

Tagging aquatic animals can disrupt natural behavior

American and Canadian researchers have for the first time quantified the energy cost to aquatic animals when they carry satellite tags, video cameras and...

Taking the Internet underwater to detect tsunamis, monitor pollution and spy

Wireless networks span the globe. But like a frightened toddler, they don’t go underwater. That may soon change because University at Buffalo researchers are developing...

Deep sea ecosystem may take decades to recover from Deepwater Horizon...

The deep­sea soft-sediment ecosystem in the immediate area of the 2010’s Deepwater Horizon well head blowout and subsequent oil spill in the Gulf of...

Unprecedented Rate and Scale of Ocean Acidification Found in the Arctic

Acidification of the Arctic Ocean is occurring faster than projected according to new findings published in the journal PLOS ONE.  The increase in rate...

Air pollution rom Deepwater Horizon spill similar to a whole city

The amount of air pollutants in the atmospheric plume generated by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill was similar to a large city according to...

Space weather disrupts communications, threatens other technologies

A powerful solar flare has ushered in the largest space weather storm in atleast four years and has already disrupted some ground communications on Earth, said University of Colorado Boulder Professor Daniel Baker, an internationally known space...

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