News tagged with summer

Tundra loses carbon with rapid permafrost thaw

Frozen in permafrost soil, northern latitudes store almost twice as much carbon as is currently in the atmosphere. Rapid Arctic warming is expected to expose previously frozen soil carbon to microbial decomposition and increase ...

dateSep 07, 2017 in Environment
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Longer, stronger summers in the Gulf of Maine

Summer is coming to the Gulf of Maine, longer and warmer than ever—as much as two months longer. That's the message of a new research article by a team of scientists led by Andrew Thomas of the University of Maine School ...

dateSep 05, 2017 in Earth Sciences
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Cooler cows have healthier calves

Environmental influences affecting cows during pregnancy have been shown to induce life-long physical and metabolic changes in the offspring. To learn more about the effects of heat stress on calves conceived during the summer, ...

dateJul 25, 2017 in Other
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