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Environment - Earth Sciences - 03.12.2009
Ocean report warns Copenhagen Conference that climate change challenge is tougher than feared
A new report looking at the relationship between the world’s oceans and global warming is set to fire a stark warning shot across the bows ahead of the United Nations Conference on Climate Change in Copenhagen.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 03.12.2009
Ocean report warns Copenhagen Conference that climate change challenge is tougher than feared
A new report looking at the relationship between the world’s oceans and global warming is set to fire a stark warning shot across the bows ahead of the United Nations Conference on Climate Change in Copenhagen.

Earth Sciences - Event - 10.11.2009

Earth Sciences - Environment - 08.11.2009
UM Professor’s Research Suggests Deep Creep Means Milder, More Frequent Earthquakes
November 09, 2009 — Virginia Key — With an average of four mini-earthquakes per day, Southern California's San Jacinto fault constantly adjusts to make it a less likely candidate for a ma

Environment - Earth Sciences - 22.10.2009
Climate treaty needed to limit soot & other greenhouse pollutants
BERKELEY — When world leaders meet in Copenhagen in December to hash out a treaty limiting carbon dioxide emissions, they should begin planning a future summit to address other pollutants - from soot to ozone - that don't remain in the atmosphere as long as carbon dioxide, but nevertheless are major contributors to global warming.

Linguistics / Literature - Earth Sciences - 15.10.2009
Mapping the moment
Mapping the moment
PA 268/09 "Roll up…roll up! The University of Nottingham is proud to present…" a web-based time machine which will take you back to the world of popular entertainment in Victorian Nottingham.

Physics - Earth Sciences - 15.10.2009
NSF authorizes $29 million for world's deepest underground lab
NSF authorizes $29 million for world's deepest underground lab
Diamond-drill core samples, taken 4,850 feet underground in the former Homestake gold mine, will tell geologists and engineers where best to excavate drifts and caverns for the Sanford Underground Laboratory.

Earth Sciences - 12.10.2009
Earthquake studies rock science lessons
School science classes will be transformed into earth-shattering learning experiences as the University of Plymouth introduces earthquake monitoring equipment to local classrooms.

Earth Sciences - Life Sciences - 08.10.2009
’Why would you read Twilight?’: Sample questions give an insight into Oxford interviews
The University of Oxford has released some sample Oxford questions - direct from the tutors who conduct the's - to provoke thought and help explain the reasoning behind even the most odd-sounding questions.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 07.10.2009
Kenneth Broad To Lead Multidisciplinary Abess Center
Kenneth Broad To Lead Multidisciplinary Abess Center
October 08, 2009 — Dr. Kenny Broad has been named director of The Leonard and Jayne Abess Center for Ecosystem Science and Policy at the University of Miami.

Earth Sciences - 02.10.2009
Princeton paleomagnetists put controversy to rest
Princeton - Princeton Princeton University scientists have shown that, in ancient times, the Earth's magnetic field was structured like the two-pole model of today, suggesting that the methods geoscientists use to reconstruct the geography of early land masses on the globe are accurate.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 01.10.2009

Health - Earth Sciences - 30.09.2009
Oldest hominid skeleton provides new evidence for human evolution
Oldest hominid skeleton provides new evidence for human evolution
Partial skeleton of Ardipithecus ramidus, a hominid species living about 4.4 million years ago in Ethiopia. This female stood about 1.2 meters high. Eleven papers from an international team of authors published in print and online in this special issue describe the anatomy of this species and its habitat and discuss the implications for understanding human evolution.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 27.09.2009
Global Warming May Dent El Niño’s Protective Shield
September 28, 2009 — Miami — El Niño, the periodic eastern Pacific phenomenon credited with shielding the United States and Caribbean from severe hurricane seasons, may be overshadowed by

Physics - Earth Sciences - 22.09.2009
Sigman, Zoli win MacArthur 'genius grants'
Princeton - Princeton Daniel Sigman , a Princeton University biogeochemist who has conducted pioneering work exploring the large-scale systems that have supported life on the planet throughout the millennia, has been selected as a 2009 MacArthur Fellow.

Earth Sciences - Environment - 21.09.2009
OceanScope: Exploring the Great Abyss and Its Properties
September 22, 2009 — Coral Gables — The Scientific Committee on Oceanic Research (SCOR) and International Association for the Physical Sciences of the Oceans (IAPSO) have teamed up to est

Environment - Earth Sciences - 02.09.2009
Federal Agency Funds Study of Tool Involved in Fight Against Global Warming
Federal Agency Funds Study of Tool Involved in Fight Against Global Warming
September 03, 2009 — Virginia Key — Carbon sequestration is developing into one of the nation's premiere tools in the fight against global warming.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 26.08.2009

Earth Sciences - Environment - 24.08.2009
UVI, UM Rosenstiel Sign Collaborative Agreement
UVI, UM Rosenstiel Sign Collaborative Agreement
August 25, 2009 — St. Thomas, Virgin Islands — Representatives of the University of Miami's (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science and the University of the Virgi

Environment - Earth Sciences - 20.08.2009
Warming Ocean Contributes to Global Warming
The warming of an Arctic current over the last 30 years has triggered the release of methane, broken down from methane hydrate stored in the sediment beneath the seabed. Scientists at the University of Birmingham, working in collaboration with researchers from the National Oceanography Centre Southampton, Royal Holloway London and IFM-Geomar in Germany have found that more than 250 plumes of bubbles of methane gas are rising from the seabed of the West Spitsbergen continental margin in the Arctic, in a depth range of 150 to 400 metres.

Economics / Business - Earth Sciences - 14.08.2009
The day the music died
The day the music died
PA 213/09 A severe crisis in the music industry is seriously depleting the UK's recording studio sector, according to new research from The University of Nottingham.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 13.08.2009
From top to bottom, Butler will be a living environmental laboratory
Princeton - Princeton In University-led studies to be conducted over the next few years, faculty and students from the Princeton Environmental Institute will learn just how much energy can be conserv

Earth Sciences - Health - 11.08.2009
NSF Funds Study of Geodesy, Seismology, and Volcanology on Isla Isabela in the Galapagos
NSF Funds Study of Geodesy, Seismology, and Volcanology on Isla Isabela in the Galapagos
August 12, 2009 — Miami — An interdisciplinary team of scientists from the University of Miami, University of Rochester, University of Idaho-Moscow and the Instituto Geofísico, Escuela Po

Life Sciences - Earth Sciences - 04.08.2009
Scary ancient spiders revealed in 3D models, thanks to new imaging technique
Scary ancient spiders revealed in 3D models, thanks to new imaging technique
Scary ancient spiders revealed in 3D models, thanks to new imaging technique Early relatives of spiders that lived around 300 million years ago are revealed in new three-dimensional models Imperial C

Environment - Earth Sciences - 29.07.2009
Consulting with Clouds: A Clear Role in Climate Change
Consulting with Clouds: A Clear Role in Climate Change
July 30, 2009 — Virginia Key — The role of clouds in climate change has been a major question for decades. As the earth warms under increasing greenhouse gases, it is not known whether clouds will dissipate, letting in more of the sun's heat energy and making the earth warm even faster, or whether cloud cover will increase, blocking the Sun's rays and actually slowing down global warming.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 22.07.2009

Pedagogy - Earth Sciences - 21.07.2009

Earth Sciences - Life Sciences - 19.07.2009

Earth Sciences - Administration - 16.07.2009

Chemistry - Earth Sciences - 10.07.2009
Ann Pearson Named Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences
Cambridge, Mass. July 10, 2009 - Organic geochemist Ann Pearson, who brings genomics, isotope geochemistry, and biochemistry to bear on the study of the Earth's history, has been named professor of earth and planetary sciences in Harvard University's Faculty of Arts and Sciences, effective July 1, 2009.

Earth Sciences - 09.07.2009
Tremors on southern San Andreas Fault may mean increased quake risk
Tremors on southern San Andreas Fault may mean increased quake risk
BERKELEY — Increases in mysterious underground tremors observed in several active earthquake fault zones around the world could signal a build-up of stress at locked segments of the faults and

Earth Sciences - History / Archeology - 05.07.2009
Inventors, Germans, and barristers wives: the Bloomsbury project reports
Who lived in Bloomsbury in the 19th century? A packed room of academics and enthusiasts learned all about the people of Bloomsbury in the second conference of the Bloomsbury Project in June 2009.

Health - Earth Sciences - 01.07.2009
Nursery Program for Corals Receives Boost From NOAA
Nursery Program for Corals Receives Boost From NOAA
July 02, 2009 — Virginia Key — As the nation celebrates its birth on the 4th of July, Research Assistant Professor Diego Lirman and fellow Caribbean coral reef nursery scientists will be celebrating as well.

Earth Sciences - Environment - 01.07.2009
NSF Provides $3.4 Million to Study Climatically Important Agulhas Current
July 02, 2009 — Virginia Key — Three-years of in situ measurements, combined with a long-track satellite data to createlong-term index of Agulhas Current transport The U.S.

Earth Sciences - 16.06.2009

Environment - Earth Sciences - 09.06.2009
If you can't stand the heat...
If you can’t stand the heat...
If you can't stand the heat... How climate change could leave some bird species ?stuck in the kitchen?

Life Sciences - Earth Sciences - 09.06.2009
University sheds light on plant growth
Researchers at the University of Sheffield have uncovered what determines how fast plants grow, and how evolution has adjusted this speed limit over millions of years, as the levels of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide (CO2) has changed. Dr Peter Franks and Professor David Beerling from the University´s Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, have shed light on why some plants grow much faster than others under the same conditions.

History / Archeology - Earth Sciences - 08.06.2009
Bone bed tells of life along California's ancient coastline
Bone bed tells of life along California's ancient coastline
Randy Irmis of the University of Utah and Jere Lipps of UC Berkeley excavate fossils from the bone bed at Sharktooth Hill in 2008.

Economics / Business - Earth Sciences - 02.06.2009
2009 Valedictory Oration
Delivered by Holger Staude Commencement June 2, 2009 Princeton University Class of 2009 Thank you, President Tilghman, for giving me the opportunity to speak to my classmates today.

Civil Engineering - Earth Sciences - 22.05.2009

Economics / Business - Earth Sciences - 08.05.2009
"We all live in a Robbie Fowler House!"
PA 125/09 The recession will likely signal the end for many of Britain's smaller buy-to-let landlords, and poses a grim threat to city-centre new build properties, warn experts at The University of Nottingham.

Physics - Earth Sciences - 07.05.2009
Jerry Mitrovica Named Professor of Geophysics at Harvard
Cambridge, Mass. May 7, 2009 - Theoretical geophysicist Jerry X. Mitrovica, whose studies of the Earth's structure and evolution have important implications for our understanding of climate and sea-level changes throughout Earth's history, has been named professor of geophysics in Harvard University's Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, effective July 1, 2009.

Earth Sciences - Veterinary - 04.05.2009
Princeton geoscientist offers new evidence that meteorite did not wipe out dinosaurs
Princeton geoscientist Gerta Keller and a research team have compiled new evidence disproving a popular theory that an asteroid wiped out the dinosaurs about 65 million years ago.

Physics - Earth Sciences - 23.04.2009
THEMIS mission tracks electrical tornadoes in space
THEMIS mission tracks electrical tornadoes in space
Vienna, Austria - Earth-bound tornadoes are puny compared to "space tornadoes," which span a volume as large as Earth and produce electrical currents exceeding 100,000 amperes, according to new observations by a suite of five NASA space probes.

Earth Sciences - Administration - 17.04.2009

Environment - Earth Sciences - 27.03.2009
New book brings a submerged world to life
The lost world of British hunter-gatherers is brought to life in a new book published this week.
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