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Earth Sciences - 07.11.2018
Latino voter surge holds lessons for 2020
Latino voter surge holds lessons for 2020
By Lisa Garcia Bedollaá Latino turnout surged in the midterms, early signs show. There are 27.3 million eligible Latino voters in the United States,á according to the Pew Research Center - 12 percent of the electorate.

Life Sciences - Earth Sciences - 07.11.2018
Tiny crustacean had a heart more than 400 million years ago
Tiny crustacean had a heart more than 400 million years ago
An Imperial researcher is part of an international team that has discovered a rare and exceptionally well-preserved crustacean. The fossil is a new species of ostracod, a relative of crabs and shrimps, and is just a few millimetres long. Exceptional preservation This particular fossil preserves not just the animal's hard shell, but also its limbs, eyes, gut and gills - soft parts that are extremely rarely preserved.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 01.11.2018
Impact of mercury-controlling policies shrinks with every five-year delay
Toxin will accumulate in the environment, particularly in remote regions, as countries delay implementing emissions controls. Mercury is an incredibly stubborn toxin. Once it is emitted from the smokestacks of coal-fired power plants, among other sources, the gas can drift through the atmosphere for up to a year before settling into oceans and lakes.

Earth Sciences - 31.10.2018

Earth Sciences - Paleontology - 25.10.2018
Q&A: Provost Mark Richards' welcome lecture asks: 'What really killed the dinosaurs''
Q&A: Provost Mark Richards’ welcome lecture asks: ‘What really killed the dinosaurs’’
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Astronomy / Space Science - Earth Sciences - 25.10.2018
Mars Express keeps an eye on curious cloud
Mars Express keeps an eye on curious cloud
ESA ESA Science Mars Express 25 October 2018 Since 13 September, ESA's Mars Express has been observing the evolution of an elongated cloud formation hovering in the vicinity of the 20 km-high Arsia Mons volcano, close to the planet's equator.

Earth Sciences - Environment - 24.10.2018
Copernicus Sentinel-5P reveals new nasties
Copernicus Sentinel-5P reveals new nasties
ESA Observing the Earth Copernicus Sentinel-5P 24 October 2018 With air quality a serious environmental health problem, the Copernicus Sentinel-5P satellite is tasked with mapping air pollutants around the entire globe every day.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 24.10.2018

Environment - Earth Sciences - 23.10.2018
The science of climate
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Earth Sciences - Astronomy / Space Science - 22.10.2018
Texas A&M and Harvard Team Up On High-Flying, NASA-Funded Atmospheric Research
A research collaboration between Texas A&M University and Harvard University will receive $30 million from NASA's Earth Venture program to collect important atmospheric data from a high-altitude NASA aircraft.

Earth Sciences - 19.10.2018
150 years after last big East Bay quake, what have we learned?
150 years after last big East Bay quake, what have we learned?
Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window) Click to print (Opens in new window) October 21, 1868 - 150 years ago this Sunday - a walloping earthqua

Astronomy / Space Science - Earth Sciences - 19.10.2018
UM alumnus discovered water on the moon
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Chemistry - Earth Sciences - 18.10.2018
A clearer path to clean air in China
For more than 15 years, the Chinese government has invested billions of dollars to clean up its deadly air pollution, focusing intensely on reducing emissions of sulfur dioxide from coal-burning power plants.

Earth Sciences - Astronomy / Space Science - 17.10.2018
UW atmospheric scientists to study most extreme storms on Earth, up close
UW atmospheric scientists to study most extreme storms on Earth, up close
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Earth Sciences - 17.10.2018
Prioritising help for the poorest hit by deadly natural disasters
Prioritising help for the poorest hit by deadly natural disasters
17 October 2018 A new statistical tool to help target resources following deadly natural disasters has been created by the University of Bristol, allowing governments to prioritise getting aid to the most vulnerable people.

Earth Sciences - Administration - 17.10.2018
ShakeAlert No Longer Just a Prototype
ShakeAlert No Longer Just a Prototype
Government officials and Caltech scientists gathered at theá Caltech Seismological Laboratory áon October 17 to declare ShakeAlert-an earthquake early warning system for the three states along the West Coast-"open for business.

Earth Sciences - Environment - 11.10.2018
The evolution of earthquake science
The evolution of earthquake science
It's a scene of post-mayhem disaster. In front of the Acacia residential building on the west end of the UCLA campus.

Earth Sciences - 05.10.2018
Sentinel-2 maps Indonesia earthquake
Sentinel-2 maps Indonesia earthquake
ESA Observing the Earth Copernicus Sentinel-2 5 October 2018 A 7.5-magnitude earthquake and tsunami hit Indonesia on 28 September, destroying homes and hundreds of lives.

Earth Sciences - Career - 05.10.2018
BART tests earthquake early warning system as ShakeAlert becomes available to all Bay Area organizations
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Earth Sciences - Social Sciences - 03.10.2018
Jacques LÚvy wins the 2018 Vautrin-Lud Prize
Jacques LÚvy wins the 2018 Vautrin-Lud Prize
Jacques LÚvy has been awarded the 2018 Vautrin-Lud Prize, a geography award modeled on the Nobel Prize.

Earth Sciences - Environment - 27.09.2018
Beach sand ripples can be fingerprints for ancient weather conditions
Beach sand ripples can be fingerprints for ancient weather conditions
Experiments show shifting ripple patterns can signal times of environmental flux. These same undulating patterns can also be seen in ancient, petrified seabeds that have been exposed in various parts of the world and preserved for millions or even billions of years. Geologists look to ancient sand ripples for clues to the environmental conditions in which they formed.

Astronomy / Space Science - Earth Sciences - 20.09.2018
Recent tectonics on Mars
Recent tectonics on Mars
ESA ESA Science Mars Express These prominent trenches were formed by faults that pulled the planet's surface apart less than 10 million years ago.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 19.09.2018
Scientists predict extinction risk for hard-to-track species
Species are going extinct all over the world: Scientists believe that Earth is losing between 200 and 2,000 species every year. That number is squishy, partly because there are so many species for which they lack good data-particularly those living in the oceans, which are difficult to track but still critically important to ecosystems and livelihoods.

Earth Sciences - Environment - 19.09.2018
NSF awards contract to carry OOI into the next decade and beyond
NSF awards contract to carry OOI into the next decade and beyond
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Earth Sciences - 13.09.2018
Imperial geologist tackles field trip mental health
Imperial geologist tackles field trip mental health
Field trips help students and academics explore the environments they study - but some suffer mental health difficulties when out on excursions. Though field work is often seen as the highlight of studying or working in natural and earth sciences, the reality can be quite different.

Astronomy / Space Science - Earth Sciences - 10.09.2018
UW polar scientists advised NASA on upcoming ICESat-2 satellite
UW polar scientists advised NASA on upcoming ICESat-2 satellite
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Astronomy / Space Science - Earth Sciences - 03.09.2018
Making space exploration real - on Earth
Making space exploration real - on Earth
ESA Human Spaceflight Caves You are on a rock speeding through space. On this rock called Earth every single mineral tells you something about planetary formation.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 29.08.2018

Environment - Earth Sciences - 28.08.2018
A 60-day trip around Greenland to measure climate change
In the summer of 2019, the GreenLAnd Circumnavigation Expedition (GLACE) will make its way around the island of Greenland.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 27.08.2018
California Releases New Climate Science, Planning Tools to Prepare for Climate Change Impacts
The State of California today released California's Fourth Climate Change Assessment, which details new information on the impacts of climate change and provides planning tools to support the state's response.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 22.08.2018
Climate change has the Arctic seeing green
Climate change has the Arctic seeing green
Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window) Click to print (Opens in new window) As temperatures in the Arctic rise in response to climate change, vegetation has invaded areas once too frigid to support plant life.

Astronomy / Space Science - Earth Sciences - 21.08.2018

Earth Sciences - Life Sciences - 18.08.2018
Investigating Earth's earliest life
Investigating Earth’s earliest life
Graduate student Kelsey Moore uses genetic and fossil evidence to study the first stages of evolution on our planet.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 16.08.2018
Documenting the effects of climate change in Siberia
Documenting the effects of climate change in Siberia
Annelen Kahl, a post-doc in environmental sciences and engineering at EPFL, will oversee a group of four EPFL students during a three-week stint at a high-tech research station on a Siberian island.

Astronomy / Space Science - Earth Sciences - 09.08.2018
Animation Based on Satellite Data Shows SoCal
Animation Based on Satellite Data Shows SoCal "Breathing" Water
Ground rises and falls as water is pumped in and out of reservoirs-as measured in a study that could impact how municipalities manage this crucial resource Using an unprecedented number of satellite radar images, geophysicists at Caltech have tracked how the ground in Southern California rises and falls as groundwater is pumped in and out of aquifers beneath the surface.

Linguistics / Literature - Earth Sciences - 31.07.2018
Why Emily BrontŰ's Wuthering Heights is a cult classic
Why Emily BrontŰ’s Wuthering Heights is a cult classic
BrontŰ's novel has fascinated generations of readers with its rebellion against Victorian femininity.

Earth Sciences - 30.07.2018

Environment - Earth Sciences - 30.07.2018
Sea-level rise report contains best projections yet for Washington's coasts
Sea-level rise report contains best projections yet for Washington’s coasts
One certainty under climate change is that global ocean levels are rising. A new report led by Washington Sea Grant and the University of Washington's Climate Impacts Group provides the clearest picture yet of what to expect in Washington state.

Paleontology - Earth Sciences - 26.07.2018
Classic fossil site re-explored in undergraduate project
Classic fossil site re-explored in undergraduate project
Aust Cliff near Bristol has been known as a rich fossil site since the 1820s. Since then, thousands of people have visited this spectacular location on the banks of the Severn, and collected fossils of ancient sharks and sea dragons.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 25.07.2018
Deforestation will have 'drastic impact' on South America
Deforestation will have ’drastic impact’ on South America
Deforestation of the 'overlooked' Guiana rainforests will have drastic impact on the rainfall patterns that support ecosystems and livelihoods across South America, warn scientists from Durham and other UK universities in a new report.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 20.07.2018
Valencia, Spain
Valencia, Spain
The Copernicus Sentinel-2 satellite takes us over the city of Valencia and its stunning blue coast. Situated on the east coast of the Iberian Peninsula, Valencia is the third largest city in Spain after Madrid and Barcelona.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 20.07.2018
Valencia
Valencia
The Copernicus Sentinel-2 satellite takes us over the city of Valencia and its stunning blue coast. Situated on the east coast of the Iberian Peninsula, Valencia is the third largest city in Spain after Madrid and Barcelona. The city is visible in the centre of the image, flanked by the Mediterranean Sea on one side and overlooked by the mountains of Sierra Calderona to the north.

Earth Sciences - Chemistry - 09.07.2018
World’s oldest colours
The bright pink pigments are the molecular fossils of chlorophyll that were produced by ancient photosynthetic organisms inhabiting an ancient ocean that has long since vanished.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 09.07.2018
Charcoal: Major Missing Piece in the Global Carbon Cycle
Charcoal: Major Missing Piece in the Global Carbon Cycle
Due to its widespread occurrence and tendency to linger in the environment, black carbon may be one of the keys in predicting and mitigating global climate change. In wildfires, typically one third of the burned organic carbon is retained as black carbon residues rather than emitted as greenhouse gases.

Continuing Education - Earth Sciences - 09.07.2018
Teachers need more support, less admin to deliver quality education
New data shows the majority of teachers (91 percent) reported administrative demands were a hindrance to their core job, according to a University of Sydney survey.
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