Earth and Environment

Environment - Oct 22
Environment
The findings of a new measurement campaign on Lake Kivu in Africa show that, contrary to previous assumptions, the methane concentration in the water is relatively stable or increasing only very slowly. Therefore, the risk of a sudden gas eruption from the lake is currently not increasing.
Environment - Oct 21

Research team led by University of Göttingen investigates agroforestry systems in Madagascar. The cultivation of vanilla in Madagascar provides a good income for small-holder farmers, but without trees and bushes the plantations can lack biodiversity.

Environment - Oct 21

University of Birmingham water experts have designed a low-energy, high-efficiency means of purifying water in India's rural farming communities, which could allow farmers to safely use high-saline groundwater and wastewater to grow crops.

Environment - Oct 20
Environment

Geological investigations of low-temperature young deposits on the Styrian Erzberg provide paleoclimatology with new data on the earth's history and its development.

Earth Sciences - Oct 21
Earth Sciences

Tiny movements in Earth's outermost layer may provide a Rosetta Stone for deciphering the physics and warning signs of big quakes.

Earth Sciences - Oct 21
Earth Sciences

Current understanding is that the chemical composition of the Earth's mantle is relatively homogeneous. But experiments conducted by ETH researchers now show that this view is too simplistic. Their results solve a key problem facing the geosciences - and raise some new questions.

Environment - Oct 19

The study as current methods rely on fossil fuels and electricity from the grid. The researchers modelled various scenarios for increasing recycling of wastepaper by 2050 and the impact this would have on greenhouse gas emissions.


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