News tagged with geophysical research letters

Rainy Spells Extended For Europe

Like a patient getting a regular checkup, our understanding of climate gets poked and probed in a number of ways. And just as doctors keep a regular clipboard of vital statistics such as blood pressure and ...

dateMay 24, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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Thawing permafrost feeds climate change

Carbon, held in frozen permafrost soils for tens of thousands of years, is being released as Arctic regions of the Earth warm and is further fueling global climate change, according to a Florida State University ...

dateApr 23, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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Elevated carbon dioxide making arid regions greener

Scientists have long suspected that a flourishing of green foliage around the globe, observed since the early 1980s in satellite data, springs at least in part from the increasing concentration of carbon dioxide in Earth's ...

dateMay 31, 2013 in Environment
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