Earth Sciences / Environment news around the web
(CNN.com) Thousands of miles from the rain and wind of Hurricane Ivan, a model of the storm swirls in the memory and processors of a supercomputer that predicts its likely course and strength.
Submitted on Sep 16, 2004 by Tormod
(Nature) Shifting core may have accelerated land movements.
Submitted on May 20, 2004 by tormod
(CNN) A national group of Christian leaders is sending a scathing letter to President Bush to coincide with Earth Day, accusing his administration of chipping away at the Clean Air Act.
Submitted on Apr 23, 2004 by tormod
(BBC) Europe was coolest in 1902 and in 2003, its hottest of last 500 years , says science magazine.
Submitted on Mar 6, 2004 by alps
(ANI) Environmental engineers from University of Florida studied the effect of cellphones, printers, remote controls, computer etc devices to environment and says its hazardous.
Submitted on Mar 4, 2004 by alps
(NASA) One of the group of NASA, Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM), has found that rising temprature will end to more rainy days in the tropics.
Submitted on Mar 3, 2004 by alps
(CNN) Extreme summers and scorching heat waves similar to the one that killed an estimated 20,000 people across Europe last summer could become more frequent in the future, climate scientists said.
Submitted on Jan 12, 2004 by tormod
(CNN) In a phenomenon that has scientists puzzled, the Earth is right on schedule for a fifth straight year.
Submitted on Jan 1, 2004 by tormod
(CNN) The strength of the Earth's magnetic field has decreased 10 percent over the past 150 years, raising the remote possibility that it may collapse and later reverse, flipping the planet's poles for the first time in nearly a million years, scientists said.
Submitted on Dec 14, 2003 by tormod
(CNN) A threatened species of frog thought to have inspired Mark Twain's tale of "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County" has been rediscovered in the county, 34 years after the frogs were last seen in the area.
Submitted on Dec 4, 2003 by tormod