News tagged with coastal waters

Stream water study detects thawing permafrost

Among the worrisome environmental effects of global warming is the thawing of Arctic permafrost -- soil that normally remains at or below the freezing point for at least a two-year period and often much longer. Monitoring ...

dateMay 05, 2010 in Environment
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The Caribbean is stressed out

Forty percent of the world's 7.5 billion people live in coastal cities and towns. A team including Smithsonian marine biologists just released 25 years of data about the health of Caribbean coasts from the Caribbean Coastal ...

dateDec 28, 2017 in Environment
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Secrets of hidden ice canyons revealed

We are all aware that Antarctica's ice shelves are thinning, but recently scientists have also discovered huge canyons cutting through the underbelly of these shelves, potentially making them even more fragile. Thanks to ...

dateOct 11, 2017 in Earth Sciences
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Sentinel-2B poised for liftoff

With liftoff just few days away, the next Sentinel satellite for the Copernicus environmental monitoring programme is positioned in the launch tower at Europe's Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana.

dateMar 03, 2017 in Space Exploration
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