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Back to the future with mummified trees

When in Quttinirpaaq National Park in the Canadian Arctic, Ohio State University Earth scientist Joel Barker initially spotted some pieces of dead trees scattered on the barren ground near a glacier. Immediately, ...

dateMar 17, 2011 in Earth Sciences
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VIMS team returns to Antarctic Peninsula

A team of researchers led by professor Deborah Steinberg of the Virginia Institute of Marine Science has returned to Antarctica for their annual 6-week field season aboard the research vessel Laurence M. Gould.

dateJan 10, 2011 in Earth Sciences
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Heaven on Earth melting away

On a November evening, with the spring sun in northern Antarctica slowly setting about 11 p.m., the view from the top of the Marr Ice Piedmont - a glacier nearly 40 miles long by 20 miles wide - was all ice and sky. ...

dateDec 03, 2010 in Environment
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Servers perform well in cooler temperatures

Lots of energy can be saved by using outside air directly for cooling in data centers in the north. In a study by researchers of Helsinki Institute for Information Technology HIIT and the University of Helsinki, ...

dateSep 22, 2010 in Engineering
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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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Are winters in Europe becoming colder?

(PhysOrg.com) -- Despite the trend towards global warming, people in Great Britain and Central Europe will possibly experience cold winters more often in the next few years. This is the findings of a study ...

dateApr 20, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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