News tagged with mountain

Image: Storm hunter in action

The Atmosphere-Space Interactions Monitor – ASIM – is performing well outside the European Columbus laboratory module on the International Space Station.

dateJan 09, 2019 in Earth Sciences
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Colorado's Lake Dillon is warming rapidly

The surface waters of Lake Dillon, a mountain reservoir that supplies water to the the Denver area, have warmed by nearly 5 degrees Fahrenheit (2.5 degrees Celsius) in the last 35 years, which is twice the average warming ...

dateJan 08, 2019 in Environment
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Health checkups for alpine lakes

The best tool for assessing the health of mountain lakes comes in a very small package. According to new research by University of Alberta biologists, alpine species of zooplankton are excellent bioindicators of lake health. ...

dateDec 20, 2018 in Environment
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Moun­tain birds de­clin­ing in Europe

Population data for European mountain birds had been combined in a recent study, with worrying results: The abundance of mountain-specialist birds has declined by as much as 10 percent since 2000.

dateDec 14, 2018 in Ecology
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