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Determining erosion rates via painting

In a new feasibility study, a Swiss-German team of scientists with the participation of Jens Turowski, Helmholtz Centre Potsdam—GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences, shows how erosive processes can be visualized by ...

dateDec 16, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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Temperature record at famous Alpine peak

The towering Jungfrau mountain in the Swiss Alps on Tuesday saw the mercury hit an all-time high for the month of November of 7.2 degrees Celsius (45 degrees Fahrenheit), meteorologists said.

dateNov 10, 2015 in Environment
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Unexpected ice-formation mechanism

(PhysOrg.com) -- Extremely hydrophobic materials cause water to roll right off objects that have been coated with them. Up to now, it was assumed that aircraft or wind turbines coated in such a way did not ice up as easily. ...

dateJan 18, 2012 in Condensed Matter
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