A team of UIC scientists has discovered and dated a deeply buried core sample of peat from the Mississippi Delta that suggests a rise in sea level around the time of dramatic earth cooling 8,200 years ago.
Posted on Mar 4 2006 @ 04:29 by Tormod Guldvog
While the effects of climate change on species' geographic range and population dynamics are increasingly understood, scientists know little about how species respond to climate change at the genetic level.
Posted on Sep 7 2004 @ 01:04 by Tormod Guldvog
Heat waves in Chicago, Paris, and elsewhere in North America and Europe will become more intense, more frequent and longer lasting in the 21st century, according to a new modeling study.
Posted on Aug 13 2004 @ 01:18 by Tormod Guldvog
NASA's latest Earth-observing satellite, Aura will help us understand and protect the air we breathe.
Posted on Jul 16 2004 @ 01:38 by Tormod Guldvog
A butterfly's wing is a uniquely visual exhibition, not only of the aesthetics of nature, but of the machinery of evolution.
Posted on Jul 13 2004 @ 01:25 by Tormod Guldvog
A bird gone missing for a decade was spotted last month in Mexico. The re-discovery spurs demands for changes in biodiversity conservation.
Posted on Jul 10 2004 @ 12:47 by Tormod Guldvog
The National Science Foundation's North Pole researchers study climate change in the Arctic.
Posted on Jun 18 2004 @ 01:14 by Tormod Guldvog
If you think your place is a dump, try living in a tree hole: a dark flooded crevice with years of accumulated decomposing leaves and bugs, infested with bacteria, other microbes, and crawling with insect larvae.
Posted on Jun 16 2004 @ 02:09 by Tormod Guldvog
If all the highways, streets, buildings, parking lots and other solid structures in the 48 contiguous United States were pieced together like a giant jigsaw puzzle, they would almost cover the state of Ohio.
Posted on Jun 15 2004 @ 02:39 by Tormod Guldvog
NASA satellite data are giving scientists insight into how large-scale deforestation in the Amazon Basin in South America is affecting regional climate.
Posted on Jun 10 2004 @ 10:28 by Tormod Guldvog