University of California, Irvine

Why are New England's wild blue mussels disappearing?

The Gulf of Maine coastline, historically home to one of the richest shellfish populations in the U.S., is undergoing a dramatic change, with once-flourishing wild blue mussels all but disappearing, according to a study led ...

dateAug 09, 2016 in Ecology
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UCI sleuths search the seas for soot

Earth system scientists from the University of California, Irvine have taken water samples from the north Pacific, north and south Atlantic, and Arctic oceans in search of repositories of black carbon, soot from burning biomass ...

dateMay 09, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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UCI maps methane leaks across Los Angeles Basin

Hundreds of methane-emitting hot spots have been identified across the Los Angeles Basin, including a "clean ports" truck refueling facility near the Port of Long Beach, power plants, water treatment facilities, and cattle ...

dateFeb 24, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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