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Adios El Nino, Hello La Nina?

(PhysOrg.com) -- The moderate El Nino of the past year has officially bowed out, leaving his cool sister, La Nina, poised to potentially take the equatorial stage.

dateJun 22, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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BP oil leak 'much bigger than official estimates'

Much more oil is spewing into the Gulf of Mexico from a sunken British Petroleum oil rig than official estimates show, experts warned Friday as BP executives stuck to their guns and even tried to play down the size of the ...

dateMay 14, 2010 in Environment
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Now in broadband: Acoustic imaging of the ocean

(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) have developed two advanced broadband acoustic systems that they believe could represent the acoustic equivalent of the leap from black-and-white ...

dateApr 01, 2010 in Engineering
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Temperature Trackers Watch Our Watery World

(PhysOrg.com) -- Climatologists have long known that human-produced greenhouse gases have been the dominant drivers of Earth's observed warming since the start of the Industrial Revolution. But other factors also affect our ...

dateFeb 23, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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