News tagged with sedimentation

Teams search for clues about ancient, recent fires

On a quest to learn more about fires in the Northern Rockies, Montana State University, Salish Kootenai College and federal researchers are looking to the trees, lakes and oral tradition for insights they can share with land ...

dateJun 17, 2014 in Environment
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Pebbles that disrupt landscapes

Transported by water or wind, sediments have a significant impact on the environment, and we cannot really quantify the magnitude of these events. A doctoral student at EPFL has proposed a new mathematical approach to these ...

dateMay 23, 2014 in Environment
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R.I. nitrogen cycle differs in bay and sound

A new study reports that anammox, a key process in the nitrogen cycle, is barely present in Narragansett Bay even though it's a major factor just a little farther out into Rhode Island Sound. Scientists traced that to differences ...

dateApr 28, 2014 in Environment
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