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Paleontology - Earth Sciences - 29.05.2020
When Somerset lay beneath the sea
The evidence consists of limestone pebbles that carry borings made by molluscs as well as oysters. These pebbles were torn up from the underlying Carboniferous limestone which formed the basic landscape all over Somerset and across the Severn Estuary to South Wales.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 20.05.2020
"We need to study biodiversity in a more holistic way."
Catherine and Florian, the theme of the International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB) is "Our solutions are in nature".

Earth Sciences - 18.05.2020
Researchers to study ’DNA’ of Earth’s interior
An ambitious project set-up to map conditions underneath the surface of the Earth in unprecedented detail has been launched by scientists. Combining state-of-the-art technology with the latest high-performance computing, a UK team led by researchers at Cardiff University are aiming to create the very first 4D maps of the Earth's mantle - a huge layer of slowly moving rock that sits beneath our surface.

Paleontology - Earth Sciences - 13.05.2020

Environment - Earth Sciences - 11.05.2020
3 Questions: Harnessing wave power to rebuild islands
3 Questions: Harnessing wave power to rebuild islands
In the Maldives, an MIT team is conducting experiments to combat sea-level rise by redirecting natural sand movement.

Earth Sciences - 07.05.2020

Earth Sciences - 06.05.2020
Fiber Optic Seismic Array in Pasadena Tracks Rose Parade
New seismic array is sensitive enough to distinguish individual floats and bands In November, Caltech and the City of Pasadena unveiled a new citywide fiber optic earthquake detector capable of mapping how temblors are shaking the city at millimeter-scale resolution.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 29.04.2020
Analysis: Seabed fossils show the ocean is undergoing a change not seen for 10,000 years
Dr Peter Spooner (UCL Earth Sciences) shares what his team's study of deep-sea fossils reveals about the changes in ocean circulation, and how that has affected ecosystems in the Atlantic Ocean. Changes in ocean circulation may have caused a shift in Atlantic Ocean ecosystems not seen for the past 10,000 years, new analysis of deep-sea fossils has revealed.

Earth Sciences - Environment - 27.04.2020
A new approach to managing earthquake risk from fracking
A new approach to managing earthquake risk from fracking
Earthquakes caused by hydraulic fracturing can damage property and endanger lives. Stanford researchers have developed new guidelines for when to slow or halt fracking operations based on local risks.

Earth Sciences - 24.04.2020
WIITE, the exoskeleton for backcountry skiing
While backcountry ski racers are disappointed that they won't be starting the Patrouille des Glaciers, one disabled skier is happily strapping on the climbing skins once again.

Paleontology - Earth Sciences - 24.04.2020
'Dino Cave' reveals dinosaur crouch walkers
’Dino Cave’ reveals dinosaur crouch walkers
Old photos from Mount Morgan's sealed off 'Dino Cave' have shed light onto new and unusual Aussie dinosaur behaviours, thanks to University of Queensland research.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 21.04.2020
North pole will be ice-free in summer
Summer Arctic sea-ice is predicted to disappear before 2050, resulting in devastating consequences for the Arctic ecosystem.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 20.04.2020
Steve Graham looks back on the first Earth Day
Steve Graham looks back on the first Earth Day
Stanford Earth Dean Steve Graham joined one of the thousands of rallies held in celebration of the first Earth Day.

Earth Sciences - Paleontology - 25.03.2020
In Earth’s largest extinction, land die-offs began long before ocean turnover
Researchers dated ash deposits from this hill, called a koppie in South Africa. The lower part of koppie Loskop exposes strata from before the end-Permian extinction (Palingkloof Member of the Balfour Formation), while the upper part contains layers deposited after the extinction (Katberg Formation).

Environment - Earth Sciences - 19.03.2020
Interview on World Water Day on 22 March 2020
Interview on World Water Day on 22 March 2020
Martin, Switzerland is now known as the "water tower of Europe". Will Switzerland still have an excess of water in the future? Overall, Switzerland will still have enough water in the future.

Earth Sciences - 06.03.2020

Research Management - Earth Sciences - 04.03.2020

Paleontology - Earth Sciences - 21.02.2020
Fossilized wing gives clues about Labrador’s biodiversity during the Cretaceous
Channels McGill University News and Events A fossilised insect wing discovered in an abandoned mine in Labrador has led palaeontologists from McGill University and the University of Gda'sk to identify a new hairy cicada species that lived around 100 million years ago.

History / Archeology - Earth Sciences - 17.02.2020
Neubauer Collegium announces 13 new research projects
The Neubauer Collegium for Culture and Society has announced 13 new research projects for 2020-21, raising the total number of humanistic research collaborations the center has supported since its 2012 launch to 100. In keeping with previous cycles, this year's innovative projects will address complex questions that cross disciplinary boundaries and strengthen partnerships with scholars and practitioners from other institutions in the United States and abroad.

Earth Sciences - Paleontology - 17.02.2020
The dinosaur in the cupboard under the stairs
The dinosaur in the cupboard under the stairs
The mystery surrounding dinosaur footprints on a cave ceiling in Central Queensland has been solved after more than a half a century. University of Queensland palaeontologist Dr Anthony Romilio discovered pieces to a decades-old puzzle in an unusual place - a cupboard under the stairs of a suburban Sydney home.

Earth Sciences - Environment - 13.02.2020
Researchers at AAAS to discuss latest science on Cascadia earthquake hazards
The Pacific Northwest's most recent large earthquake, the 2001 Nisqually earthquake near Seattle, was a magnitude 6.8, but history shows that the region could be rocked any day by a much larger event.

Computer Science - Earth Sciences - 12.02.2020

Earth Sciences - 11.02.2020
Postglacial erosion: new insights from the Mont Blanc massif
Assessing the impact of Quaternary glaciation at the Earth's surface implies understanding of the long-term evolution of alpine landscapes.

Earth Sciences - Environment - 30.01.2020
Exploring hidden Ice Age landscape in the English Channel
An ambitious survey of a former Ice Age landscape, which sits off the coast of Jersey in the English Channel seabed, is to be carried out on foot by a team of archaeologists led by UCL's Institute of Archaeology.

Astronomy / Space Science - Earth Sciences - 28.01.2020

Environment - Earth Sciences - 22.01.2020
New weather ’normals’ show how Madison’s climate has changed over 40 years
The National Weather Service's bulletins often mention when extreme weather deviates from normal. But normal is changing.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 16.01.2020
Heading to Barbados to investigate two unknowns in the climate equation
Heading to Barbados to investigate two unknowns in the climate equation
A major airborne and oceanographic mission off the Caribbean island of Barbados is preparing to study two major climate unknowns: trade wind cumulus clouds and mesoscale eddies in the ocean.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 09.01.2020
Puerto Rico earthquake and aftermath: U-M experts can discuss
Puerto Rico earthquake and aftermath: U-M experts can discuss
EXPERTS ADVISORY University of Michigan experts-including two who are in Puerto Rico now and experienced Tuesday's earthquake and the aftershocks-are available to discuss the situation in Puerto Rico.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 03.01.2020
Sustainable supply of minerals and metals key to a low-carbon energy future
The global low-carbon revolution could be at risk unless new international agreements and governance mechanisms are put in place to ensure a sustainable supply of rare minerals and metals, a new academic study has warned.

Earth Sciences - Mathematics - 01.01.2020

Paleontology - Earth Sciences - 11.12.2019
Newly described fossil whale represents intermediate stage between foot-powered and tail-powered swimming
Newly described fossil whale represents intermediate stage between foot-powered and tail-powered swimming
ç €äoe“中文 हिन्दी Português Español Share on: Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on LinkedIn A newly described fossil whale represents a new species and an important step in the evolution of whale locomotion, according to a University of Michigan paleontologist and his colleagues.

Astronomy / Space Science - Earth Sciences - 10.12.2019
UW scientist to lead NASA field study of East Coast snowstorms
UW scientist to lead NASA field study of East Coast snowstorms
Snowstorms can wreak havoc across the United States, but especially on the East Coast. Snow is the least-understood form of precipitation, with major snowstorms among the most difficult weather events to forecast.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 09.12.2019
Scientists call for urgent action to protect global groundwater
Governments and international committees must recognise the crucial contribution of groundwater to climate resilience and sustainable development, urges a group of international scientists and practitioners including from UCL.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 06.12.2019
Flatten Greenland, and the Atlantic jet stream goes with it
Building off previous research showing the Atlantic jet stream hovers between three preferred latitudes, researchers found the topography of Greenland is responsible for its northernmost position.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 04.12.2019
Atmospheric River Storms Create $1 Billion-a-Year Flood Damage
Atmospheric rivers pose a $1 billion-a-year flood risk in the West, according to a study released today.

Earth Sciences - Environment - 04.12.2019
Expedition on Antarctic plateau to better gauge sea level rise
Expedition on Antarctic plateau to better gauge sea level rise
From 7 December 2019 to 25 January 2020, a team of scientists from France (CNRS and Université Grenoble Alpes ) and Italy ( Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche , Istituto Nazionale Geofisica e Vulcano

Astronomy / Space Science - Earth Sciences - 02.12.2019
Transregional research center examines the formation of earth
Transregional research center examines the formation of earth
A Transregional Collaborative Research Center (CRC-TRR) run by teams at Freie Universität Berlin and the University of Münster has been approved for an additional funding period by the German Research Foundation (DFG) to continue their study of how terrestrial planets formed.

Earth Sciences - Chemistry - 02.12.2019
Breathing? Thank volcanoes, tectonics and bacteria
Breathing? Thank volcanoes, tectonics and bacteria
Study points to one cause for several mysteries linked to breathable oxygen Earth's breathable atmosphere is key for life, and a new study suggests that the first burst of oxygen was added by a spate of volcanic eruptions brought about by tectonics. The study by geoscientists at Rice University offers a new theory to help explain the appearance of significant concentrations of oxygen in Earth's atmosphere about 2.5 billion years ago, something scientists call the Great Oxidation Event (GOE).

Earth Sciences - Environment - 28.11.2019
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