News tagged with absorption

In hot water: lakes speed up climate change

Lakes that warm up due to climate change give off large amounts of CO2, says Dutch PhD researcher Sarian Kosten in Global Biochemical Cycles. And those emissions speed up climate change in their turn.

Apr 06, 2010
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NREL's New Robots Scrutinize Solar Cells

(PhysOrg.com) -- The race to build a better solar cell is looping through the National Renewable Energy Laboratory where new robots are fabricating thin-film cells and analyzing glitches faster and with more ...

Mar 22, 2010
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Measuring carbon dioxide over the ocean

Reliable measurements of the air-sea flux of carbon dioxide - an important greenhouse gas - are needed for a better understanding of the impact of ocean-atmosphere interactions on climate. A new method developed ...

Jan 19, 2010
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Acid oceans: the 'evil twin' of climate change

(AP) -- Far from Copenhagen's turbulent climate talks, the sea lions, harbor seals and sea otters reposing along the shoreline and kelp forests of this protected marine area stand to gain from any global ...

Dec 18, 2009
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