Researchers to study hidden lakes beneath West Antarctic ice sheet
(PhysOrg.com) -- UC Santa Cruz researchers are among the leaders of a major Antarctic research project in which scientists will drill through a half-mile of ice to penetrate subglacial Lake Whillans and study ...
NIU will use robotic submarine to explore melting occurring below Antarctic ice
(PhysOrg.com) -- Northern Illinois University geologists are helping to lead a multi-million-dollar, five-year investigation of melting near the base of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet (WAIS) using a 24-foot-long ...
Researcher looking for nano environmental footprint
(PhysOrg.com) -- University of Alberta biological sciences professor Gregg Goss is on the front line of a new effort to monitor the effects of nanomaterials on the environment.
Bacteria create aquatic superbugs in waste treatment plants
(PhysOrg.com) -- For bacteria in wastewater treatment plants, the stars align perfectly to create a hedonistic mating ground for antibiotic-resistant superbugs eventually discharged into streams and lakes.
Study shows Human Sounds may Kill Fish
(PhysOrg.com) -- Anthropogenic, or human generated, sounds have the potential to significantly affect the lives of aquatic animals - from the individual animal’s well-being, right through to its reproduction, migration ...