News tagged with water mass

How is the Arctic Ocean changing?

On coming Wednesday, 15 June, the research vessel Polarstern of the German Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research in the Helmholtz Association will set off on its 26th arctic expedition. Over 130 scientists ...

dateJun 14, 2011 in Earth Sciences
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Lithium in drinking water in Andean villages

That the thyroid can be affected and that the kidneys in rare cases can be damaged are known side-effects of medication with lithium. Female patients who become pregnant are also advised against taking medicine containing ...

dateApr 05, 2011 in Environment
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Invading camels to be shot in Australian town

(AP) -- Australian authorities plan to corral about 6,000 wild camels with helicopters and gun them down after they overran a small Outback town in search of water, trampling fences, smashing tanks and contaminating ...

dateNov 26, 2009 in Ecology
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Study: Sea stars bulk up to beat the heat

A new study finds that a species of sea star stays cool using a strategy never before seen in the animal kingdom. The sea stars soak up cold sea water into their bodies during high tide as buffer against potentially damaging ...

dateNov 17, 2009 in Plants & Animals
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How much water does the ocean have?

The calculation of variations in the sea level is relatively simple. It is by far more complicated to then determine the change in the water mass. A team of geodesists and oceanographers from the University of Bonn, as well ...

dateNov 12, 2009 in Earth Sciences
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