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Mapping Dorian’s Damage to the Bahamas

Maps derived from satellite data show island conditions post-storm.

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NASA DC-8 to Fly Low Over Los Angeles Basin and San Joaquin Valley

NASA’s DC-8 will be conducting low-level flights over the Los Angeles Basin and San Joaquin Valley on Sept. 5 as the flying laboratory returns from a two-month investigation into the life cycles of smoke from fires in the United States.

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Explosion in Plastic Pollution Post-World War II Seen in Marine Sediments

Surge in microplastics could serve as marker for “the Great Acceleration”.

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Breakdown in Coral Spawning Places Species at Risk of Extinction

Synchronized coral spawning has become erratic, endangering the long-term survival of coral species, TAU researchers say.

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Kīlauea Lava Fuels Phytoplankton Bloom Off Hawaiʻi Island

Scientists study how a massive input of external nutrients alters marine ecosystems.

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Study Tackles New Angle on Crop Trading in China

Scientists look at socioeconomic and environmental impacts of balancing food demand and production.

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Discovered the Potential of a Group of Antihistamines That Cause the Death of Leukaemic Stem Cells

The Leukaemic Stem Cell research group, led by Ruth M. Risueño, has discovered in preclinical trials that a particular group of antihistamines can kill leukaemic stem cells.

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Experimental Tool Helps Improve Flash Flood Forecasts in the Northeast U.S.

Floods and flash floods kill more people each year than any other severe weather hazard.

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High Tide Bulletin: Fall 2019

The rising and falling of the sea is a phenomenon upon which we can always depend.

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USGS Science Stays Out in Front of Hurricane Dorian

The USGS is providing comprehensive scientific capabilities and information that decision makers, emergency responders and communities can use to help them prepare, cope and recover from the storm.

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