Climate warming may have unexpected impact on invasive species
Rising temperatures may be seen as universally beneficial for non-native species expanding northward, but a Dartmouth College study suggests a warmer world may help some invaders but hurt others depending on how they and ...
Ohio water crisis: Threat isn't going away soon
The worry over another water emergency along Lake Erie is far from over.
Atlantic salmon also show capacity to adapt to warmer waters
Populations of Atlantic salmon have a surprisingly good capacity to adjust to warmer temperatures that are being seen with climate change, a group of scientists at the University of Oslo and University of ...
Scientists challenge classical phenomenon that water always completely wets water
Viewed macroscopically at room temperature, when water contacts other water, it will spread out and finally both mix together. In 2009, Chinese researchers first reported observing the formation of a liquid ...
The key to adaptation limits of ocean dwellers
The simpler a marine life form is built, the better it is suited for survival during climate change. Scientists of the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI) discovered ...
Sea temperatures likely readable real-time with new model
Western Australian researchers believe they are first to develop a model for accurately estimating local water temperature in near real-time for marine protected areas (MPAs).
Understanding the ocean's role in Greenland glacier melt
(Phys.org) —The Greenland Ice Sheet is a 1.7 million-square-kilometer, 2-mile thick layer of ice that covers Greenland. Its fate is inextricably linked to our global climate system.
Familiar yet strange: Water's 'split personality' revealed by computer model
Seemingly ordinary, water has quite puzzling behavior. Why, for example, does ice float when most liquids crystallize into dense solids that sink?
Scientists take first dip into water's mysterious 'no-man's land'
Scientists at the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have made the first structural observations of liquid water at temperatures down to minus 51 degrees Fahrenheit, within an elusive ...
How the Great Barrier Reef survived colder temperatures
The Great Barrier Reef grew during the last ice age, even though the water temperatures were four to five degrees colder than today, a team of international scientists has found.
Coral reefs are better at coping with rising sea temperatures than we thought
Marine biologists discover unrecognized species diversity that masks some corals' ability to respond to climate change
Rising water temperatures due to climate change are putting coral reefs in jeopardy, but a surprising discovery by a team of marine biologists suggests that very similar looking coral species differ in how ...
Appearance of night-shining clouds has increased
(Phys.org) —First spotted in 1885, silvery blue clouds sometimes hover in the night sky near the poles, appearing to give off their own glowing light. Known as noctilucent clouds, this phenomenon began ...
New St. Augustine grass hybrid uses less water, offers other advantages
Dwindling water resources caused by drought, extreme temperatures and other environmental factors have made the development of more water-efficient turfgrasses increasingly important for southern landscapes, ...