Navigation Links
AGU journal highlights -- Sept. 3, 2008
Date:9/3/2008

009776">http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2007JD009776


2. New model better represents global climate effects in Amazon basin

El NioSouthern Oscillation (ENSO) cycles strongly influence the interannual variability of climate, weather patterns, and streamflow in South America's Amazon basin. However, current global climate models (GCMs) are unable to exactly capture this variability, in part because the grids used in GCMs (roughly 2 degrees�� degrees of latitude and longitude) are too large to properly resolve topographical features such as the Andes, which have a narrow width (only 200? kilometers (120-190 miles). Seeking to correct for this, Medvigy et al. use the Ocean-Land-Atmosphere Model (OLAM), a new Earth System Model (ESM), which is capable of simulating regions such as mountain ranges at selectively high resolution while the remainder of the world continues to be simulated at coarser resolution. They find that when the Andes are resolved more coarsely than 100 km (60 mi), the model incorrectly simulates ENSO effects such as the dry anomalies that are observed in the Amazon during ENSO events. In contrast, the model correctly simulates the observed dry conditions provided that the Andes are simulated at resolutions finer than 100 km (60 mi).

Title: Modeling interannual variability of the Amazon hydroclimate

Authors: D. Medvigy, R. L. Walko, and R. Avissar: Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, U.S.A.

Source: Geophysical Research Letters (GRL) paper 10.1029/2008GL034941, 2008; http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2008GL034941


3. Dust sources identified in Australia's Lake Eyre Basin

Covering about 1.17 million square kilometers (0.452 million square miles), Australia's Lake Eyre Basin is an important source of dust for the Southern Hemisphere. But w
'/>"/>

Contact: Peter Weiss
pweiss@agu.org
202-777-7507
American Geophysical Union
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

Related biology news :

1. News tips from the Journal of Neuroscience
2. Tips from the Journals of the American Society for Microbiology
3. Story ideas from the Journal of Lipid Research
4. Highlights from the September 2007 Journal of the American Dietetic Association
5. AGU journal highlights -- Sept. 6, 2007
6. Springer will publish Journal of Coastal Conservation
7. ESA celebrates 100 years of insect science journals
8. Springer and the New York Botanical Garden Press join forces to publish botanical journals
9. 200 journals join in theme issues on poverty and human development
10. New ETH Zurich article published in scientific journal Nature
11. Media highlights in the November issues of Biophysical Journal
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/19/2014)... , Dec. 18, 2014  23andMe, Inc., the leading personal genetics ... fine-scale differences in genetic ancestry of individuals from across ... first arrived more than four hundred years ago, ... place for peoples from different continents. This study illuminates how ...
(Date:12/17/2014)... YORK , Dec. 15, 2014  HITLAB SM ... (GCP) audit to confirm its adherence to current U.S. ... HITLAB to conduct regulated smart device and smart phone ... and research quality. "HITLAB is determined to ...
(Date:12/15/2014)... Dec. 12, 2014 Research and Markets ( ... "Global Facial Recognition Market 2015-2019" report to their ... Facial recognition is a technology used for the ... facial feature of a person such as nose, jaw ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):23andMe Study Sketches Genetic Portrait of the United States 223andMe Study Sketches Genetic Portrait of the United States 323andMe Study Sketches Genetic Portrait of the United States 4HITLAB Completes GCP Audit for FDA Smart Device & App Compliance 2Global Facial Recognition Market 2015-2019: Key Vendors are 3M Cogent, Cognitec Systems, NEC and Safran Group 2Global Facial Recognition Market 2015-2019: Key Vendors are 3M Cogent, Cognitec Systems, NEC and Safran Group 3
... to genetic disease, based on cells' own ability to correct ... the annual conference of the European Society of Human Genetics ... of replacing a faulty gene (commonly referred to as gene ... potential that already exists in human biology. , Professor Brunhilde ...
... provide biology researchers broader access to RNA interference, a ... interference has recently emerged as an important tool in ... in disease. , Writing in the Journal of Immunological ... from The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia combined laboratory technologies ...
... Researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, the Marine Biological Laboratory ... Health Sciences Center have discovered the presence of the ... inside each cell that assures proper cell division. ... early edition of the journal Proceedings of the National ...
Cached Biology News:'Smart' genetic therapy helps the body to heal itself 2'Smart' genetic therapy helps the body to heal itself 3'Smart' genetic therapy helps the body to heal itself 4Interfering RNA silences genes in 'slippery' immune cells 2Interfering RNA silences genes in 'slippery' immune cells 3RNA found in the cellular centrosome of surf clams 2
(Date:1/23/2015)... January 23, 2015 Biofertilizers stimulate microbial ... as nitrogen and phosphorous through the activities in the ... is increasing due to the stress on reducing environmental ... , The report defines and segments the bio fertilizers ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... Eckert & Ziegler Vitalea Science (EZVS), ... to the pharmaceutical and biotech industry, has announced that ... the position of Director of Science & Technology. , ... experience in drug metabolism and bioanalysis to EZVS in ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... 22, 2015 GEA Niro Soavi the ... laboratory homogenizer, the PandaPLUS 2000, which is ideal for ... and cell disruption . This compact laboratory homogenizer ... juices, liquid food, food additives and ingredients as well ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... 22, 2015 The laboratory information management ... witnessed a number of technological advancements due to factors ... growing need to integrate healthcare systems, and increasing government ... in system integration. Key players in the market focus ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Biofertilizers Market Expected to Reach $1,649.7 Million by 2019 - New Report By MarketsandMarkets 2Biofertilizers Market Expected to Reach $1,649.7 Million by 2019 - New Report By MarketsandMarkets 3Biofertilizers Market Expected to Reach $1,649.7 Million by 2019 - New Report By MarketsandMarkets 4Eckert & Ziegler Vitalea Science appoints Mark Seymour, PhD as Director of Science & Technology 2Eckert & Ziegler Vitalea Science appoints Mark Seymour, PhD as Director of Science & Technology 3GEA Niro Soavi Announces the PandaPLUS 2000 Homogenizer for Processing New Applications for Nanoemulsions and Cell Disruption 2Laboratory Information Management Systems Market is Expected to Reach $1,323.6 Million by 2019 - New Research Report by MarketsandMarkets 2Laboratory Information Management Systems Market is Expected to Reach $1,323.6 Million by 2019 - New Research Report by MarketsandMarkets 3Laboratory Information Management Systems Market is Expected to Reach $1,323.6 Million by 2019 - New Research Report by MarketsandMarkets 4
... provider Merge eFilm announced it will change its ... on June 1 with Cedara Software and eMed ... headquartered in Milwaukee and will be divided into ... systems and picture archiving communication systems, and Cedara ...
... use of clinical technologies in healthcare does not absolve ... decisions, particularly when technology vendors include strong sales contract ... their products more directly to consumers, they will assume ... the recent Digital Healthcare Conference in Madison ...
... Small Tree Communications , a supplier of high-performance networking ... software protocol called Blaze, expected to ship in the third ... High-Definition digital video editing. , ,Blaze will make it ... on the newer high-end 10 gigabit Ethernet cards. It ...
Cached Biology Technology:Liability issues not seen as roadblock to healthcare technology advancements 2Liability issues not seen as roadblock to healthcare technology advancements 3Small Tree is streamlining digital video editing 2Small Tree is streamlining digital video editing 3
MagSi monodispers, magnetic silica particles with modified surface for SO3 coupling chemistry....
Anti-Chicken IgY, (IgG) F(ab')2 Fragment Specific....
... Antibody to Asb-2 (Ankyrin repeat and SOCS ... against synthetic peptides containing amino acids 75-93 ... spleen lysate (Imgenex Catalog No. 40149) can ... should cross react with mouse and rat ...
... Rabbit polyclonal to ErbB 2 ... Abpromise for all tested applications). ... peptide: AENPEYLGLDVPV conjugated to KLH, corresponding ... of Human c-ErbB2 ...
Biology Products: