Earth sciences

Earth Sciences - Jul 11
Earth Sciences
Last week's massive southern California earthquakes shut down Ridgecrest Regional Hospital throughout the July 4 holiday weekend while the tiny town of Ridgecrest assessed the damages. A new optical sensor developed at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) could speed up the time it takes to evaluate whether critical buildings like these are safe to occupy shortly after a major earthquake.
Palaeontology - Earth Sciences - Jul 10

An artistic rendering of what Lori, scientifically known as Hesperornithoides miessleri, may have looked like when she was alive roughly 150 million years ago. Image by Gabriel Ugueto Scientists have long known that birds and dinosaurs are related, but as with many families, it's complicated.

Environment - Earth Sciences - Jul 2

Spotted owls, native to the old-growth forests of the West Coast, have already lost much of their former habitat to logging. Without active forest management, the birds now risk losing even more of their remaining habitat to wildfire, a new paper argues.

Earth Sciences - Jul 1

Can fake earthquakes help safeguard nuclear reactors against natural disasters' Visitors to this year's Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition will be given the opportunity to find out for themselves thanks to research from the University of Bristol, in collaboration with EDF Energy.

Earth Sciences - Environment - Jun 25

The findings of a research expedition to coastal Greenland which examined, for the first time, how melting ice is affecting supplies of nutrients to the oceans has been published in the journal Progress in Oceanography.

Earth Sciences - Environment - Jul 2

A new method for observing water within ice has revealed stored meltwater that may explain the complex flow behavior of some Greenland glaciers, an important component for predicting sea-level rise in a changing climate.

Earth Sciences - Jul 2
Earth Sciences

  An analysis of sediment transport in the Rhône Valley yields surprising results: melting glaciers overcompensated for the effect of the increased number of hydropower plants.

Earth Sciences - Jun 27

The audible world contains vast amounts of information about the world around us. Scholars from across Stanford are exploring this invisible landscape as a research tool and as a way of understanding each other.

Environment - Earth Sciences - Jun 24

The sun rises over an oak savanna in the Dry Creek watershed, part of the Eel River Critical Zone Observatory in the Northern California Coast Ranges, where trees remained healthy through California's recent extreme drought.

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Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeitende/ Assistierende im Bereich Bodeninformation Hochschule für Agrar-, Forst- und Lebensmitteltechnologie, Zollikofen
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User Training Officer (VN 19/28) EUMETSAT, Darmstadt
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Postdoctoral Research Fellow University of Queensland
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Postdoctoral position - Fjord sedimentology and sediment geochemistry University of Ghent
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Research Associate at the Institute of Geophysics Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster
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