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Health - Earth Sciences - 17.04.2019

Earth Sciences - Event - 15.04.2019

Earth Sciences - Environment - 11.04.2019
Ice Ages triggered when tropical islands and continents collide
Mt. Bromo on the island of Java, Indonesia. An ongoing collision between a continental plate and this arc of volcanic islands is exposing rocks that take up carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, which tends to cool Earth. In earlier eras, such collisions in the tropics led to global ice ages.

Astronomy / Space Science - Earth Sciences - 11.04.2019
Stars and stories: UW astronomer Emily Levesque gathering material for book on 'true tales of observational astronomy'
Stars and stories: UW astronomer Emily Levesque gathering material for book on ’true tales of observational astronomy’
A bear in a hallway, a tarantula on a wall, a man attacking a telescope with a gun, lightning strikes, mountain living - so many stories.

Computer Science / Telecom - Earth Sciences - 08.04.2019
Scientific computing in the cloud gets down to Earth
Scientific computing in the cloud gets down to Earth
Servers in the cloud, originally intended for business, broaden access to cluster computing, make new research strategies in geophysics possible Data centers offer a number of cloud services, like on-demand computational nodes of various hardware specifications and operating systems.

Physics - Earth Sciences - 03.04.2019
Geologist weaves science into her art at the loom
Editor's note: This story is part of 'Meet a UChicagoan,' a regular series focusing on the people who make UChicago a distinct intellectual community.

Earth Sciences - 01.04.2019
Making research results reproducible
Making research results reproducible
Starting in April of this year, the German Research Foundation (DFG) is supporting a joint project of the Institute for Geoinformatics at the University of Münster and the local University Library. The aim of the project "Opening Reproducible Research" (o2r) is to make research results more reproducible and scientific work more transparent.

Business / Economics - Earth Sciences - 28.03.2019
Bristol selected to advise energy industry on safety of nuclear equipment
The University of Bristol has signed a Memorandum of Understanding to work with major national and international players in the energy market to ensure that all nuclear equipment meets required standards.

Earth Sciences - 28.03.2019
UQ standard to bowl over community cricket
The University of Queensland and Cricket Australia are developing a new standard to give community cricket clubs and associations access to high quality, competitively-priced cricket balls.

Earth Sciences - Life Sciences - 21.03.2019
Hundreds of bubble streams link biology, seismology off Washington's coast
Hundreds of bubble streams link biology, seismology off Washington’s coast
Off the coast of Washington, columns of bubbles rise from the seafloor, as if evidence of a sleeping dragon lying below. But these bubbles are methane that is squeezed out of sediment and rises up through the water. The locations where they emerge provide important clues to what will happen during a major offshore earthquake.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 18.03.2019
Researchers pinpoint cause of deadly Lake Michigan rip current
The storm on Lake Michigan lasted only 15 minutes, but the conditions it put into motion took seven lives.

Earth Sciences - Business / Economics - 08.03.2019
Opinion: Why policymakers should care about location
Opinion: Why policymakers should care about location
What account should policymaking take of the notion of 'place' - the landscapes, cities and towns we inhabit, with all the opportunities and challenges they bring?

Earth Sciences - Business / Economics - 08.03.2019
Place and policy: where we live matters to policymaking
Place and policy: where we live matters to policymaking
What account should policymaking take of the notion of 'place' - the landscapes, cities and towns we inhabit, with all the opportunities and challenges they bring?

Earth Sciences - 28.02.2019
Seventy High-Tech Cameras Installed in Southern California Provide Eyes on Fire Prone Areas
ALERTWildfire cameras supported by UC San Diego improve situational awareness during wildfire events A multi-hazard camera technology developed at the University of California San Diego and the Unive

Earth Sciences - History / Archeology - 26.02.2019
Volcanoes, archaeology and the secrets of Roman concrete
Volcanoes, archaeology and the secrets of Roman concrete
Students gather atop Mount Vesuvius in southern Italy and listen as geophysicist Tiziana Vanorio discusses how volcanic activity has shaped the surrounding region.

Life Sciences - Earth Sciences - 19.02.2019
Four University of Chicago scientists awarded Sloan Fellowships
Four University of Chicago faculty members have earned prestigious Sloan Research Fellowships , awarded to early-career scholars whose achievements and potential mark them as the next scientific leaders.

Earth Sciences - Environment - 11.02.2019
Island love
With Valentine's Day around the corner, we will soon be expressing our love to those nearest and dearest - and maybe that can include our beautiful home planet, after all it needs all the love and care it can get.

Earth Sciences - Physics - 08.02.2019
Obituary Notice: Walter Munk, World-Renowned Oceanographer, Revered Scientist
Walter Munk, who gave the Allies a strategic edge in World War II, helped nurture a university into existence, and became a living synonym for oceanography, died February 8 at his home in La Jolla, Calif.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 08.02.2019
’Underwater forecast’ predicts temperature, acidity and more in Puget Sound
Most of us rely on the weather forecast to choose our outfit or make outdoor plans for the weekend. But conditions underwater can also be useful to know in advance, especially if you're an oyster farmer, a fisher or even a recreational diver.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 07.02.2019
New climate models suggest that future sea level rise could be much lower than previously feared
New climate models suggest that future sea level rise could be much lower than previously feared
Two papers published in Nature this week call into doubt recent predictions of imminent Antarctic ice sheet collapse. They are led by King's College London and Victoria University of Wellington, and involve colleagues from across the US, Canada, UK and Europe, including the University of Bristol. The first paper suggests that sustained collapse of Antarctic ice-cliffs into the ocean, caused by rising global temperatures and melting ice shelves, may not have a large impact on sea level rise.

Earth Sciences - Environment - 05.02.2019
New Scale to Characterize Strength and Impacts of Atmospheric River Storms
Similar to scales gauging hurricane, wind, or tornado intensity, could aid flood response and water management, especially in the West A team of researchers led by Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Palaeontology - Earth Sciences - 04.02.2019
Glasgow will face off with a new dinosaur as Trix the T.rex comes to Town
Image courtesy of Naturalis Visitors to Glasgow will get an amazing opportunity to see one of the best preserved Tyrannosaurus rex skeletons when it visits Scotland on the last leg of its European tour.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 29.01.2019
Researchers share expertise to tackle global challenges
Researchers share expertise to tackle global challenges
Scientists from the University of Bristol will be sharing their expertise as part of two new £20 million UK Research and Innovation Global Research Hubs funded through the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF).

Earth Sciences - 29.01.2019
UofG project wins NERC funding for flood risk assessment
A University of Glasgow-led research project which aims to provide improved defence against flooding in the Philippines has won funding from the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC).

Astronomy / Space Science - Earth Sciences - 23.01.2019
Preparing astronaut lunar exploration
Preparing astronaut lunar exploration
Developing the most efficient and safest way to return to the Moon starts on Earth. European astronauts and spacewalk experts are getting ready for the future of Moon exploration with electronic aids, upgraded geological tools from the Apollo era and improved scientific protocols. In November, ESA conducted a moonwalk simulation in Lanzarote, Spain as part of Pangaea-X , a test campaign that brought together space exploration, high-tech survey equipment and geology.

Earth Sciences - Careers / Employment - 17.01.2019
Quakes a reminder of the reach of partial government shutdown
Quakes a reminder of the reach of partial government shutdown
If the partial shutdown of the U.S. government, doesn't have you quaking, maybe it should.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 03.01.2019
If you like your weather forecast, thank. . . an oceanographer!
The Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science's 2019 Sea Secrets lecture series will feature five free talks by distinguished underwater explorers, researchers, administrators, and swashbucklers.

Health - Earth Sciences - 02.01.2019
Ing health hazards of volcanic emissions
Ing health hazards of volcanic emissions
Researching health hazards of volcanic emissions There are 1,500 active volcanoes worldwide andKīlauea volcano in Hawaii is one of the most active.

Astronomy / Space Science - Earth Sciences - 19.12.2018
Themselves on Mars
Themselves on Mars
In November, NASA announced that the upcoming Mars 2020 rover mission will be sent to Jezero Crater, a 28-mile-wide feature on the western edge of Isidis Planitia, a giant impact basin just north of the Martian equator.

Astronomy / Space Science - Earth Sciences - 14.12.2018
UW glaciologist gets first look at NASA's new measurements of ice sheet elevation
UW glaciologist gets first look at NASA’s new measurements of ice sheet elevation
Less than three months into its mission, NASA's Ice, Cloud and land Elevation Satellite-2, or ICESat-2 , is already exceeding scientists' expectations, according to the space agency.

Earth Sciences - 11.12.2018
Volcano expert to become STEM superstar
Volcano expert to become STEM superstar
A volcanologist researching ways to better understand eruptions has been named a STEM Superstar for inspiring women to get involved in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Earth Sciences - 11.12.2018
Volcano and venom experts are STEM superstars
Volcano and venom experts are STEM superstars
A volcanologist researching ways to better understand eruptions and a structural biologist and toxicologist studying venom-peptides, have been named STEM Superstars for inspiring women to get involved in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Earth Sciences - Environment - 11.12.2018

Environment - Earth Sciences - 05.12.2018
Arctic ice model upgrade to benefit polar research, industry and military
Arctic ice model upgrade to benefit polar research, industry and military
An update for an internationally vital sea-ice computer model, called CICE version 6.0, is being released this week, a timely tool that supports more accurate forecasting of ice occurrence and global climate modeling.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 28.11.2018
Fire + water: Restoring natural fire to California’s mountains
Katya Rahkmatulina, a UC Berkeley environmental engineering Ph.D. student, studies fire and water in Yosemite National Park's Illilouette Basin.

Earth Sciences - Environment - 28.11.2018
Three Los Alamos scientists named Fellows by AAAS
Three Los Alamos scientists named Fellows by AAAS
Manvendra Dubey, David Janecky and Greg Swift honored for their lasting impacts in climate, oceanic and thermoacoustic science Becoming an AAAS fellow is a tremendous honor.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 23.11.2018
Spending Christmas in Antarctica
               On 1 December, a team of glaciologists and climate researchers from ULB , UCLouvain and the University of Colorado will head for the Antarctic.

Astronomy / Space Science - Earth Sciences - 22.11.2018
Shaping the surface of Mars with water, wind and ice
Shaping the surface of Mars with water, wind and ice
ESA ESA Science Mars Express ESA's Mars Express has imaged an intriguing part of the Red Planet's surface: a rocky, fragmented, furrowed escarpment lying at the boundary of the northern and southern hemisphere.

Earth Sciences - 22.11.2018

Environment - Earth Sciences - 20.11.2018
Alfonso Mucci awarded Prix Acfas Michel-Jurdant
By Fergus Grieve, Communications Strategist, Faculty of Science Alfonso presented with the Prix Acfas Michel-Jurdant in recognition of his outstanding work on the health of the St. Lawrence Es

Earth Sciences - Environment - 20.11.2018

Astronomy / Space Science - Earth Sciences - 19.11.2018
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