News tagged with winter

Migration makes breeding harder for seabirds

An international collaboration has for the first time revealed the key drivers of seabird migration. The new study suggests that puffin colonies that travel great distances during the winter often find it more difficult to ...

dateNov 30, 2017 in Plants & Animals
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Migration pays off for songbirds

It is estimated that there are over one-and-a-half billion songbirds living in Europe alone. Around half of them embark on their journey southwards in autumn over a period of less than twelve nights. It is warmer there and ...

dateNov 21, 2017 in Plants & Animals Ecology
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The impact of naming winter storms

Adam Rainear '16 MA is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Communication in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences with an undergraduate degree in meteorology who served as a research assistant in the Office of the ...

dateDec 14, 2017 in Environment
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