Navigation Links
AGU journal highlights -- Jan. 14, 2013
Date:1/14/2013

ity on nitrous oxide and methane fluxes from High Arctic tundra in Svalbard, Norway

Authors: Renbin Zhu: Institute of Polar Environment, School of Earth and Space Sciences, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, China, and Department of Geography, University of California, Berkeley, California, USA;

Qingqing Chen: Institute of Polar Environment, School of Earth and Space Sciences, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, China;

Wei Ding: Institute of Polar Environment, School of Earth and Space Sciences, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, China;

Hua Xu: State Key Laboratory of Soil and Sustainable Agriculture, Institute of Soil Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Nanjing, China.


2. U.S. cities less susceptible to water scarcity than previously thought

The past few years have seen powerful droughts across the U.S., with water shortages threatening crop production, shipping traffic, energy production, and groundwater stores. Water scarcity issues are particularly relevant for those living in cities, a demographic which now includes roughly 4 out of every 5 Americans. Previous research has tallied average daily water needs, estimated at 600 liters (about 160 gallons) per person per day, and the availability of natural renewable water resources. The results suggested that up to 47 percent of the U.S. population is vulnerable to water scarcity issues. In many cases, urban water managers cope with natural variability through the use of infrastructure designed to pump, import, or store freshwater. Nationwide water resource assessments, however, overlook such infrastructure-based approaches to water management, instead assessing only water derived from local streamflow, runoff, or groundwater storage.

To more accurately assess the vulnerability of U.S. urban areas to water shortages, Padowski and Jawitz compiled publicly available records of water management resources for 22
'/>"/>

Contact: Kate Ramsayer
202-777-7524
American Geophysical Union
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

Related biology news :

1. Genome scientists launch Microbiome journal
2. Hass Avocado Board study published in Food & Function journal
3. Website for new open-access journal, eLife, introduced today
4. Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors name Environmental Engineering Science as its official journal
5. Physiological societies partner with Wiley on new open access journal
6. Elsevier launches new open access journal -- Case Studies in Engineering Failure Analysis
7. Soft Robotics: A groundbreaking new journal on engineered soft devices that Interact with Living Systems
8. Nicole George wins 2012 Journal of Experimental Biology Outstanding Paper Prize
9. The Journal of Biological Chemistry commemorates an important 1987 discovery
10. Winners named in 2012 AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Award Competition
11. Genetics Society of Americas GENETICS journal highlights for November 2012
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/10/2015)... and TELTOW, Germany , August ... (SMI), a world leader in Eye Tracking Technology ... of its OEM Eye Tracking Platform for integration into ... Platform contains reference designs for seamless integration of eye ... virtual reality HMDs and augmented reality smart glasses. Omnivision,s ...
(Date:8/5/2015)... August 5, 2015 According to ... Management Market by Software, Services, Vertical (BFSI, Airport, IT & ... - Global Forecast to 2020", published by MarketsandMarkets, defines ... globally into various segments. The global PIAM Market is ... $546.2 Million by 2019, at a CAGR of 14.9 ...
(Date:8/3/2015)... , Aug. 3, 2015 Synaptics, Inc. ... interface solutions, today announced that members of the executive ... the Pacific Crest Global Technology Leadership Forum on Tuesday, ... conference will be held at the Sonnenalp Resort in ... The presentation may include forward-looking information. An audio webcast ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):SMI Completes OEM Eye Tracking Platform to Cover All Consumer Displays 2SMI Completes OEM Eye Tracking Platform to Cover All Consumer Displays 3Physical Identity and Access Management Market Worth $546.2 Million by 2019 2Physical Identity and Access Management Market Worth $546.2 Million by 2019 3Physical Identity and Access Management Market Worth $546.2 Million by 2019 4
... past several decades have led to heritable, genetic changes ... according to University of Oregon evolutionary geneticists. , Writing ... of SCIENCE, William E. Bradshaw, professor of biology, and ... populations have changed genetically in response to rapid climate ...
... years, scientists have identified a new genus of a living ... Science May 11 in the online Science Express. , ... of discovery' is by no means over," says William Stanley, ... The Field Museum, where the world's only specimen of this ...
... Kavli Institute of Nanoscience have discovered how to use ... on a chip. Based on this, they built a ... molecules individually. To demonstrate this, the Delft researchers sorted ... of the University of Florida has called the Delft ...
Cached Biology News:Recent, rapid climate change is driving evolution of animal species 2Scientists describe new African monkey genus ?first in 83 years 2Scientists describe new African monkey genus ?first in 83 years 3Biological motors sort molecules one by one on a chip 2
(Date:8/31/2015)... ... August 31, 2015 , ... There’s a new treatment option for excessive menstrual ... available new FDA approved system in the last 14 years, and the only endometrial ... (zero bleeding) rate of 66%, the high Patient Satisfaction rate of 98%, and the ...
(Date:8/28/2015)... ... August 28, 2015 , ... ... studies at the International Spine Intervention Society’ s 23rd Annual Scientific ... August 1st, 2015. With a focus on evidence-based research and clinical application, the ...
(Date:8/27/2015)... ... August 27, 2015 , ... The ... funds, investment firms and animal health companies to hear from animal health companies ... Several have also received licensing agreements or distribution contracts. This meeting is ...
(Date:8/27/2015)... PARK, Calif. , Aug. 27, 2015  Asterias ... in the emerging field of regenerative medicine, today announced ... investor conferences in the month of September.  ... will present at Rodman & Renshaw,s 17th Annual Global ... ET/7:25am PT at the St. Regis Hotel in ...
Breaking Biology Technology:U.S. FDA Approves Minerva Endometrial Ablation System 2U.S. FDA Approves Minerva Endometrial Ablation System 3Proove Biosciences Presents New Research Study at the International Spine Intervention Society’s Annual Scientific Meeting 2Proove Biosciences Presents New Research Study at the International Spine Intervention Society’s Annual Scientific Meeting 3Proove Biosciences Presents New Research Study at the International Spine Intervention Society’s Annual Scientific Meeting 4VetStem Biopharma, Inc. Among Seventeen Companies Selected to Present at the KC Animal Health Investment Forum on September 1st 2015 2VetStem Biopharma, Inc. Among Seventeen Companies Selected to Present at the KC Animal Health Investment Forum on September 1st 2015 3Asterias Biotherapeutics to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences 2
... ROUGE, La., Sept. 10 Drug discovery and development ... enrollment and dosing of patients in a Phase 1 ... EP-100, the lead candidate from Esperance,s Cationic Lytic Peptide ... designed to seek and destroy cancer cells that over-express ...
... TAI,AN, Shandong, China, Sept. ... Bulletin Board: CBPO) ("China Biologic," or the,"Company"), ... in the,People,s Republic of China ("PRC"), operating ... Products Co. Ltd.,("Taibang") and Chongqing Dalin Biologic ...
... CORK, Ireland, September 10 Hovione announced today that,Terry Lambe, Ph.D., ... , Hovione acquired earlier this year an ... of the Hovione strategy to become a,leading manufacturer to the pharmaceutical ... Terry Lambe to Hovione. We want to build our,Cork site into ...
Cached Biology Technology:Esperance Pharmaceuticals Announces Initiation of Clinical Studies of its Novel Membrane-disrupting Agent, EP-100, in Patients with Cancer 2Esperance Pharmaceuticals Announces Initiation of Clinical Studies of its Novel Membrane-disrupting Agent, EP-100, in Patients with Cancer 3China Biologic Products to Attend at Susquehanna's Third Annual Beijing Management Summit 2China Biologic Products to Attend at Susquehanna's Third Annual Beijing Management Summit 3Hovione Appoints Terry Lambe to its Board of Directors 2