News tagged with temperature variations

Weather kite gets second wind

The red kite is now a commonly-seen bird of prey in the skies of the south-east, but a specially designed artificial blue kite promises a new way to make weather measurements.

dateJul 23, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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Scientists possibly unlock biodiversity door

(PhysOrg.com) -- Looking for the answer to why the tropical Amazonian rainforest has more bird, plant and insect life than Vancouver Island’s temperate rainforest has been like looking for a needle in a haystack. That is ...

dateJul 15, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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Rapid changes in the winter climate

The Baltic Sea winter climate has changed more in the last 500 years than previously thought. Research at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, shows that our part of the world has experienced periods of both ...

dateAug 14, 2009 in Earth Sciences
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Climate change may alter malaria patterns

Temperature is an important factor in the spread of malaria and other mosquito-borne diseases, but researchers who look at average monthly or annual temperatures are not seeing the whole picture. Global climate change will ...

dateFeb 15, 2009 in
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