News tagged with environmental disasters

Six years and 12,000 holes: Cyprus mapped

It was a marathon project that took six years and the collection and analysis of some 12,000 soil samples, but an international team of geologists has managed to create the Geochemical Atlas of Cyprus.

dateOct 11, 2011 in Earth Sciences
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Greener disaster alerts

New software allows wireless sensor networks to run at much lower energy, according to researchers writing in the International Journal of Sensor Networks. The technology could improve efficiency for hurricane and other ...

dateJun 27, 2011 in Engineering
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Shopping with the Grim Reaper in mind

Fear of death is a universal human emotion, but does it influence our behaviour as consumers? A new study, conducted by a graduate student at Concordia University's John Molson School of Business, has explored ...

dateFeb 22, 2011 in Social Sciences
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Where has all the Gulf spill oil gone?

Many questions remain about the fate and environmental impact of the marine oil caused by the massive spill in the Gulf of Mexico from the Deepwater Horizon offshore drilling platform. A predictive model based on engineering ...

dateFeb 01, 2011 in Environment
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