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July 23, 2014
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Laserstrahlen über Neuseeland: Atmosphärenforscher vermessen Schwerewellen

Atmosphärische Schwerewellen beeinflussen das Wetter und  auch langfristig das Klimageschehen. Vom 29. Juni bis 23. Juli 2014 fliegt das Forschungsflugzeug Falcon des Deutschen Zentrums für Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR) in mehreren Nächten über die  Neuseeländischen Alpen, um mit moderner Lasermesstechnik … Continue reading

October 29, 2013
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Gold Mining Ravages Perú

Washington, DC—For the first time, researchers have been able to map the true extent of gold mining in the biologically diverse region of Madre De Dios in the Peruvian Amazon. The team combined field surveys with airborne mapping and high-resolution … Continue reading

July 28, 2013
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SMART scholar

Oceanography graduate student lands scholarship supporting wetland research Growing up along Lake Pontchartrain in New Orleans, Brandon Boyd spent a lot of time hunting for waterfowl and fishing for speckled trout in marshes and swamps. There, wetlands are a way … Continue reading

January 22, 2013
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Flying Test Bed: New Aerial Platform Supports Development of Lightweight Sensors for UAVs

A research team at the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) is developing an airborne testing capability for sensors, communications devices and other airborne payloads. This aerial test bed, called the GTRI Airborne Unmanned Sensor System (GAUSS), is based on an … Continue reading

January 6, 2013
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A New Way to Study Permafrost Soil, Above and Below Ground

Berkeley Lab research could lead to a better understanding of the Arctic ecosystem’s impact on the planet’s climate What does pulling a radar-equipped sled across the Arctic tundra have to do with improving our understanding of climate change? It’s part … Continue reading

December 16, 2012
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‘House Hunters Walrus’

UD camera system records sea ice, identifies ideal walrus habitats About the video: A University of Delaware research team led by Chandra Kambhamettu has developed a novel camera system to map the surface topography of Arctic sea ice, identifying the … Continue reading

August 26, 2012
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Airborne Technology Helps Manage Elephants

Washington, D.C. – For years, scientists have debated how big a role elephants play in toppling trees in South African savannas. Tree loss is a natural process, but it is increasing in some regions, with cascading effects on the habitat … Continue reading