Sunday, April 23, 2017

NASA sees the end of ex-Tropical Cyclone 02W

Credit: Credits: NASA/NOAA NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite spotted the remnants of Tropical Cyclone 02W southeast of Taiwan in the Northwestern Pacific Ocean as the system was dissipating. O..

Bacteria used to fight antimicrobial contamination of soil and water

Credit: Photo courtesy of University of Nevada, Reno We all like to keep things clean, and disinfectants help that happen. Unfortunately, one of the most widely used antimicrobial products in use s..

NASA sees the formation of early Atlantic Ocean Tropical Depression 1

Credit: Credits: NASA/JAXA, Hal Pierce A low pressure area in the Atlantic Ocean, located southwest of the Azores was designated as Subtropical Depression One on April 19 as NASA examined its rainfal..

Climatic effect of irrigation over the Yellow River basin

Credit: Baidu Baike As the sensitive areas of global climate change, Yellow River basin, situated in arid and semiarid regions, also plays an important role in food production. However, using water..

Coral reefs struggle to keep up with rising seas, leave coastal communities at risk

Credit: Curt Storlazzi, USGS In the first ecosystem-wide study of changing sea depths at five large coral reef tracts in Florida, the Caribbean and Hawai'i, researchers found the sea floor is ..

5G enables precision road weather services and provides robot cars with the ability to...

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland is coordinating the 5G-Safe project, which aims to reduce traffic accidents. This involves the development of new vehicular network solutions and the local roa..

Indigenous peoples mobilize to assert role in alleviating climate change; new policy brief

Indigenous Peoples, local communities, environmental activists, and women's groups from 25 different countries today kicked off a week of protests, meetings, and events to demand respect for comm..

In new paper, scientists explain climate change using before/after photographic evidence

Credit: James Balog and the Extreme Ice Survey. LAWRENCE -- A group of scientists offers photographic proof of climate change using images of retreating glaciers in a new paper, "Savor the Cryosphe..

Banned industrial solvent sheds new light on methane mystery

Credit: Angharad Stell, University of Bristol. Recent studies have explored a range of possible causes. Suggestions have included a rise in oil and natural gas extraction, increased emissions from ..

Glacier shape influences susceptibility to thinning

Credit: Tim?Bartholomaus Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin have identified glaciers in West Greenland that are most susceptible to thinning in the coming decades by analyzing how the..