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Environmental damage from fog reduction is observable from outer space, find hydrologists

A new study led by ecohydrologists at IUPUI has shown for the first time that it's possible to use satellite data to measure the threat of climate change to…

New studies increase confidence in NASA's measure of Earth's temperature

The most complete assessment ever of statistical uncertainty within the GISS Surface Temperature Analysis (GISTEMP) data product shows that the annual values…

New study explains Antarctica's coldest temperatures

After sifting through data from several Earth-observing satellites, scientists announced in 2013 that they found surface temperatures of -93 degrees Celsius…

Figuring out how fast Greenland is melting

The ice sheet has been shrinking since 1900 and the yearly loss of ice has doubled since 2003, other researchers have shown. The accelerated melting of the…

Geoinformatics specialists receive almost one million euros for “SenseBox“ citizen science project

More than 100 of the small green boxes are already in use: whether in Hamburg, or Zwolle in the Netherlands, or even on the Zugspitze in northern Tyrol – the…

Siemens paves the way for secure high-speed wireless networks in airports

Siemens is paving the way for the airport wireless networks of the future: with its Ruggedcom WIN devices, Siemens is one of the first suppliers to offer…

Study: changing climate prompts boreal forest shift

The findings are the result of a study led by University of Alaska Fairbanks School of Natural Resources and Extension researcher Glenn Juday, Claire Alix of…

Greenhouse-gas emissions raise extreme temperatures in China

“There is a warming in extreme temperatures over China, and this warming cannot be explained by natural variation,” said Qiuzi Han Wen, an author on this paper…

Summer melt season is getting longer on the Antarctic Peninsula

The Antarctic Peninsula – a mountainous region extending northwards towards South America – is warming much faster than the rest of Antarctica. Temperatures…

UC San Diego Researchers Create Tool to Put the Lid on Solar Power Fluctuations

And can researchers predict these fluctuations? UC San Diego Professor Jan Kleissl and Matthew Lave, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Mechanical and…

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