News tagged with spring

Warmer springs can reduce summer plant productivity

A new extensive study on the effects of warmer springs on plant growth in northern regions shows substantially reduced plant productivity in later months. The results call into question the validity of current climate models ...

dateOct 03, 2018 in Environment
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Spring is advancing unevenly across North America

Spring is arriving earlier in many parts of North America, but this advance is not happening uniformly across the migration routes of many birds, according to a study by Eric Waller at the US Geological Survey in California ...

dateSep 12, 2018 in Ecology
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In a warming climate, Arctic geese are rushing north

As Arctic temperatures continue to rise, migratory barnacle geese have responded by speeding up their 3,000-kilometer migration in order to reach their destination more quickly with fewer stops along the way, according to ...

dateJul 19, 2018 in Ecology
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Image: Reykjavik, Iceland

The Copernicus Sentinel-2A satellite takes us over the capital of Iceland, Reykjavik. As a volcanic island famous for its volcanoes, glaciers, lakes, lava and hot springs, Iceland attracts tourists all year round with its ...

dateJul 06, 2018 in Earth Sciences
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Sea robots show Arctic climate change

Underwater robots have uncovered new evidence about life in the Arctic and, for the first time, revealed the moment the region's marine ecosystem springs into life after the dark winter season.

dateJun 08, 2018 in Environment
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