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November 6, 2014
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Penguin chicks

UD study connects penguin chick weights to local weather conditions Adélie penguins are an indigenous species of the West Antarctic Peninsula (WAP), one of the most rapidly warming areas on Earth. Since 1950, the average annual temperature in the Antarctic … Continue reading

October 11, 2014
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Klimaforschung mit HALO über dem brasilianischen Regenwald

Gewitterwolken über dem Regenwald sind ein wichtiges Element im Klimasystem. Von Anfang September bis Anfang Oktober 2014 war das vom Deutschen Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR) betriebene Forschungsflugzeug HALO in Manaus im Amazonasgebiet in Brasilien, um die Entstehung, Entwicklung … Continue reading

December 12, 2013
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What are Future Climate Projections for Precipitation and Temperature for Your County?

USGS Website Lets You See For the first time, maps and summaries of historical and projected temperature and precipitation changes for the 21st century for the continental U.S. are accessible at a county-by-county level on a website developed by the … Continue reading

September 29, 2013
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Berkeley Lab Climate Scientists See Better Climate Models, Warmer Future

Berkeley Lab experts contribute to IPCC 5th Assessment Report. Over the next century, most of the continents are on track to become considerably warmer, with more hot extremes and fewer cold extremes. Precipitation will increase in some parts of the … Continue reading

September 11, 2013
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Effects of Climate Change on West Nile Virus

A study projects how climate change may affect virus-carrying mosquitoes across the southern U.S. Changes are expected to vary with region, and the southern states should see a trend toward longer seasons of mosquito activity and smaller midsummer mosquito populations … Continue reading

August 21, 2013
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Cool heads likely won’t prevail in a hotter, wetter world

Should climate change trigger the upsurge in heat and rainfall that scientists predict, people may face a threat just as perilous and volatile as extreme weather — each other. Researchers from Princeton University and the University of California-Berkeley report in … Continue reading

May 28, 2013
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The Black Sea is a Goldmine of Ancient Genetic Data

New Study Reconstructs the Past Ocean ‘Paleome’ When Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) marine paleoecologist Marco Coolen was mining through vast amounts of genetic data from the Black Sea sediment record, he was amazed about the variety of past plankton … Continue reading

February 18, 2013
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Southwest Regional Warming Likely Cause of Pinyon Pine Cone Decline, Says CU Study

Creeping climate change in the Southwest appears to be having a negative effect on pinyon pine reproduction, a finding with implications for wildlife species sharing the same woodland ecosystems, says a University of Colorado Boulder-led study. The new study showed … Continue reading