Navigation Links
Warming climate is changing life on global scale, says new study
Date:5/14/2008

A vast array of physical and biological systems across the earth are being affected by warming temperatures caused by humans, says a new analysis of information not previously assembled all in one spot. The effects on living things include earlier leafing of trees and plants over many regions; movements of species to higher latitudes and altitudes in the northern hemisphere; changes in bird migrations in Europe, North America and Australia; and shifting of the oceans plankton and fish from cold- to warm-adapted communities. The study appears in the May 15 issue of the leading scientific journal Nature.

Humans are influencing climate through increasing greenhouse gas emissions, and the warming world is causing impacts on physical and biological systems attributable at the global scale, said lead author Cynthia Rosenzweig, a scientist at the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies and the Columbia Center for Climate Systems Research. Both are affiliates of The Earth Institute at Columbia University.

Rosenzweig and researchers from 10 other institutions across the world analyzed data from published papers on 829 physical systems and some 28,800 plant and animal systems, stretching back to 1970. Their analysis of revealed a picture of changes on continental scales; previous studies had looked mainly at single phenomena, or smaller areas. In physical systems, 95% of observed changes are consistent with warming trends. These include wastage of glaciers on all continents; melting permafrost; earlier spring river runoff; and warming of water bodies. Among living creatures inhabiting such systems, 90% of changes are consistent with warming. The researchers say it is unlikely that any force but human-influenced climate change could be driving all this; factors like deforestation or natural climate variations could not explain it. Their work builds upon the consensus of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, which in 2007 declared manmade
'/>"/>

Contact: Kevin Krajick
212-854-9729
The Earth Institute at Columbia University
Source:Eurekalert  

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Global warming linked to caribou-calf mortality
2. Harmful algae taking advantage of global warming
3. Despite awareness of global warming Americans concerned more about local environment
4. Black carbon pollution emerges as major player in global warming
5. Killer freeze of 07 illustrates paradoxes of warming climate
6. Will global warming increase plant frost damage?
7. A warming climate can support glacial ice
8. Losing more than we gain from autumn warming in the north
9. Carbon sink capacity in northern forests reduced by global warming
10. Major study concludes that global warming is killing off coral
11. El Niño affected by global warming
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Warming climate is changing life on global scale, says new study
(Date:12/22/2014)... , Dec. 22, 2014 Research and Markets ... addition of the "The Global Watermarking and ... http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ... digital media watermarking and fingerprinting markets. Watermarking aims ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... DUBLIN , Dec. 18, 2014 Research and Markets ... of the "iPhone 5S Fingerprint Sensor - Apple/AuthenTec ... their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ... 2012, Apple introduced the fingerprint reading feature with the ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... 2014  23andMe, Inc., the leading personal genetics company, today announced ... genetic ancestry of individuals from across the United ... than four hundred years ago, the United States ... from different continents. This study illuminates how American history and ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):The Global Watermarking and Fingerprinting Markets 2iPhone 5S Fingerprint Sensor - Apple/AuthenTec TMDR92 & Sapphire - Technology Report 223andMe 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 4
... , , , TORONTO, Dec. 7 ... the assets of the healthcare communications company previously operating as ... move forward under new leadership and funding. , IgeaCare Solutions ... Chief Executive Officer. Under his direction, the new company will ...
... , , , , , LONDON, ... spending more on protecting their borders, which are increasingly ... investment in advanced technology security and IT-based systems will ... ) , New analysis from Frost & Sullivan ( ...
... Springer has just signed an agreement with the British Society ... with the journal Biogerontology for an initial period ... of the Biogerontology editorial board and will acquire ... the society and provide society members with free electronic access ...
Cached Biology News:IgeaCare Solutions Inc. Emerges Under New Leadership and Funding 2Increased Spending on the EU's External Borders to Drive the Border Security Market, Says Frost & Sullivan 2Increased Spending on the EU's External Borders to Drive the Border Security Market, Says Frost & Sullivan 3
(Date:1/22/2015)...  Derma Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: DSCI ), ... care, announces that AMNIOEXCEL® and AMNIOMATRIX®, amniotic allografts ... the Premier, Inc. Regenerative Skin Grafting contract portfolio. ... and AMNIOMATRIX® product lines, which continue to be ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... Texas , Dec. 24, 2014  Vermillion, Inc. ... on gynecologic disease, announced today that the Company ... including Oracle Investment Management, Jack W. Schuler ... Total proceeds were $10.5 million, before offering expenses.  ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... 23, 2014 Earlier this year in a ... of the Adult Stem Cell Technology Center, LLC ( ASCTC ... unique property of adult tissue stem cells. His title ... Important for the Future,” embodied the essence of his message ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) December 23, 2014 ... mercaptan such as its definition, classification, application and ... manufacturing process, and product cost structure. Production is ... also covers upstream raw materials, equipment, downstream client ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Derma Sciences Expands Access of its AMNIOTIC TISSUE Product Line with New Premier, Inc. Agreement 2Derma Sciences Expands Access of its AMNIOTIC TISSUE Product Line with New Premier, Inc. Agreement 3Derma Sciences Expands Access of its AMNIOTIC TISSUE Product Line with New Premier, Inc. Agreement 4Derma Sciences Expands Access of its AMNIOTIC TISSUE Product Line with New Premier, Inc. Agreement 5Vermillion Announces Closing of Equity Financing 2Vermillion Announces Closing of Equity Financing 3Adult Stem Cell Technology Center, LLC’s Director Sherley's Address on What’s Holding Back Regenerative Medicine Featured on Omics Group Website 2Adult Stem Cell Technology Center, LLC’s Director Sherley's Address on What’s Holding Back Regenerative Medicine Featured on Omics Group Website 3Adult Stem Cell Technology Center, LLC’s Director Sherley's Address on What’s Holding Back Regenerative Medicine Featured on Omics Group Website 4Worldwide Methyl Mercaptan Market 2015-2020 Forecasts on Development & Trends Now Available at ReportsnReports.com 2
... , PLEASANTON, Calif., FRAMINGHAM, Mass. and ... ), a world leader in device-based mechanical circulatory support therapies ... Inc. (Nasdaq: HTWR ; ASX: HIN), which develops ... United States Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") has informed them that ...
... SADDLE RIVER, N.J., July 29 PDI, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... support to U.S. pharmaceutical companies, today announced that it will release ... after the market close. , , PDI ... Eastern time on August 5, 2009 to discuss the results. To ...
... Calif., July 29 InterMune, Inc. (Nasdaq: ITMN ) ... on Thursday, August 6, 2009 at 4:00 p.m. Eastern time. ... at 4:30 p.m. Eastern time that same day. , , ... 973-200-3372 (international), conference ID# 22196018. To access the webcast, please ...
Cached Biology Technology:U.S. Federal Trade Commission to Challenge Thoratec's Proposed Acquisition of HeartWare International 2U.S. Federal Trade Commission to Challenge Thoratec's Proposed Acquisition of HeartWare International 3U.S. Federal Trade Commission to Challenge Thoratec's Proposed Acquisition of HeartWare International 4PDI, Inc. to Hold Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results Conference Call on Wednesday, August 5, 2009 2InterMune to Release Second Quarter Financial Results on August 6 2
Agarose II (Low Melt)...
...
... Buffer I can be used in intracellular ... permeabilize cells and to serve as an ... saponin-mediated cell permeabilization is a reversible process, ... in the presence of saponin during intracellular ...
... antibody raised against a partial ... Immunogen: PPP4C (NP_002711, 218 ... recombinant protein with GST tag. ... NM_002720 ...
Biology Products: