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Carbon mapping breakthrough

By integrating satellite mapping, airborne-laser technology, and ground-based plot surveys, scientists from the Carnegie Institution's Department of Global Ecology, with colleagues from the World Wildlife Fund and in coordination ...

dateSep 06, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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Increasing rainfall may affect winds: study

(PhysOrg.com) -- Falling raindrops produce friction as they drop through the atmosphere to the ground, and this dissipates the kinetic energy, converting it into diffuse heat. Now researchers in the US have used recently-obtained ...

dateFeb 24, 2012 in Earth Sciences report
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