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Deep Snow Cover in the Arctic Region Intensifies Heat Waves in Eurasia

Variations in the depth of snow cover in the Arctic region from late winter to spring determines the summer temperature pattern in Eurasia, according to Hokkaido University researchers.

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Great Barrier Reef Outlook Report: Cause for Concern and Accelerated Action

A new report released today by Australia’s lead management agency for the Great Barrier Reef highlights the urgent need for our continued and accelerated action to improve the long-term outlook for this great natural icon.

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Deep-Sea Sediments Reveal Solar System Chaos: an Advance in Dating Geologic Archives

Researchers use geologic records from deep-sea drill cores to extend our knowledge of the geologic record.

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More Frequent Fires Could Dramatically Alter Boreal Forests And Emit More Carbon

We have been working on the consequences of increasing boreal wildfires since 2004, when a  huge swath of boreal forest burned in Alaska and the Yukon.

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USGS Deploying More Than 100 Storm-Tide Sensors in Advance of Hurricane Dorian

As Hurricane Dorian approaches Florida, U.S. Geological Survey field crews are working along a 280-mile stretch of the state’s Atlantic coastline, installing instruments that will track the hurricane’s effects as it comes ashore.

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Warnings on Individual Cigarettes Could Reduce Smoking

Health warnings printed on individual cigarettes could play a key role in reducing smoking, according to new research from the University of Stirling.

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NASA Estimates Heavy Rainfall in Hurricane Dorian

Hurricane Dorian is packing heavy rain as it moves toward the Bahamas as predicted by NOAA’s NHC or National Hurricane Center.

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NASA Sees a Transitioned, Merging Extra-Tropical Storm Erin Off U.S. East Coast

Former tropical depression Erin has made the transition into an extra-tropical system off the eastern coast of the U.S. Infrared imagery from NASA’s Aqua satellite provided temperature data on storms associated with Erin and the weather system it is merging with.

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Flathead Bio Station Researcher Helps Uncover Ocean Iron Level Mystery

The middle of the Earth’s oceans are filled with vast systems of rotating currents known as subtropical gyres.

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'Charismatic Carbon'

According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), addressing carbon emissions from our food sector is absolutely essential to combatting climate change. 

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