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AGU journal highlights -- Aug. 6, 2009

... eddy field and wind-driven motions in the upper layers of the ocean. The authors believe that the ... Title: Diagnosis of vertical velocities in the upper ocean from high resolution sea surface height ... need to understand the forces driving upper ocean currents and sea level variability. To ...

SRI International announces findings from new upper atmospheric radar system for scientific research

... novel system to investigate the interaction of upper atmospheric phenomena, which are driven by ... events. "The AMISR system is unique among upper atmospheric radars in that it is capable of ... storms. Scientists need to understand how the upper atmosphere behaves on these scales to adequately ...

Climate change driving Michigan mammals north

... tract of pristine forest in Michigan's upper Peninsula owned by a private association, ... has increased over the past 50 years, and in the upper Peninsula, where the trend has been in the ... Data Center for 16 weather stations in the upper Peninsula, where changes in the small forest ...

Laughing hyenas, wailing levees, the sound of cheese and blaring bagpipes

... the sound get closer. Individuals with greater upper body strength and/or stronger cardiovascular ... kind of testing is particularly important when an upper layer of soil is dry and an underlying layer wet. Then the upper layer becomes unstable and landslides can occur. ...

The life histories of the earliest land animals

... Callier, Duke University, have studied fossil upper arm bones from the two so-called "four-legged ... several half-grown, as well as fully grown, upper arm bones from Ichthyostega and Acanthostega , ... two animals had different life histories. "The upper arm bone provides a lot of information about the ...

AGU journal highlights -- March 25, 2009

... strongly with temperature changes in the upper air. Osprey et al. compare cosmic ray muon rates ... neutrino detector in Soudan, Minnesota, with upper air temperature data from the European Centre for ... that the correlation between muon rate and upper air temperature raises the possibility that ...

Scientists at CSHL discover mobile small RNAs that set up leaf patterning in plants

... arise. Other signals that traffic between the upper and lower sides of the leaf are thought to stably ... small RNAs, they discovered, are generated on the upper surface of young leaves but traffic from this ... leaves look like needles, because they lack an upper side," Timmermans says. "But we didn't understand ...

Eugene-Springfield face Upper Willamette climate threats

... change projected this century for Oregon's upper Willamette River Basin, including ... for these threats. The 2.1 million-acre upper basin stretches from the headwaters of the ... natural, built, human and economic sectors in the upper Willamette River Basin," said Bob Doppelt, ...

Scientists at CSHL discover mobile small RNAs that set up leaf patterning in plants

... arise. Other signals that traffic between the upper and lower sides of the leaf are thought to stably ... small RNAs, they discovered, are generated on the upper surface of young leaves but traffic from this ... leaves look like needles, because they lack an upper side," Timmermans says. "But we didn't understand ...

ABC publishes monograph on scientific and clinical research of Sinupret

... a clinically-tested herbal combination for upper respiratory tract health, including conditions ... use in maintaining the health of sinuses and the upper respiratory tract. "Year after year Sinupret ... overall safety and effectiveness in the area of upper respiratory tract health." "The availability ...

Viruses, start your engines!

... a pair of conjoined rings, arrayed so that their upper segments form an upper ring and their lower segments form a lower ring. ... structure attaches to a strand of DNA, while the upper ring attaches to a capsid. ...

UC Davis team refines cancer treatments to reduce potential nerve damage

... neck cancer treatments to nerves responsible for upper body mobility. To reduce the possibility of ... sensation problems in their necks, shoulders and upper arms. Chen recognized that these symptoms could ... in the study will continue to be monitored for upper body mobility symptoms and to determine if their ...

Small satellite takes on large thunderstorms

... of gamma rays emitted into space from Earth's upper atmosphere. The gamma rays are thought to be ... are slowed down by interaction with atoms in the upper atmosphere. These events may occur much more ... worldwide. They could have a large effect on the upper atmosphere and near-Earth space, scientists say. ...

North American environmental commission launches trinational vaquita conservation plan

... the vaquita only inhabits the waters of the upper Gulf of California, in Mexico, the three ... of the CEC. "In the end, only with the support of upper Gulf communities can we achieve vaquita recovery ... the sustainability of the communities in the upper Gulf. Together with research, monitoring and ...

UCSB study finds physical strength, fighting ability revealed in human faces

... ability of men around them by honing in on their upper body strength. What's more, that assessment can ... mind implicitly equates with fighting ability is upper body strength," said Aaron Sell, a postdoctoral ... of strength, and both closely track actual upper body strength. What is a bit spooky is ...

Bays on US Gulf Coast vulnerable to flooding

... geological review ever undertaken of the upper U.S. Gulf Coast suggests that a combination of ... monograph published by the GSA, "Response of upper Gulf Coast Estuaries to Holocene Climate Change ... channel open between the lower Trinity River and upper Galveston Bay because the channel diverts the ...

Scientists point to forests for carbon storage solutions

... determined how much carbon is stored annually in upper Midwest forests hope their findings will be used ... annual carbon storage capacity in forests in the upper Great Lakes region and details how historic land ... the scientists have determined that similar upper Midwest forests covering an estimated 40,000 ...

USGS news: August science picks

... The First Step Home? Salmon's Journey Back to upper Klamath Lake Saltwater Contamination Monitored ... The First Step Home? Salmon's Journey Back to upper Klamath Lake Young Chinook Salmon should be able to grow and develop in the waters of upper Klamath Lake and the Williamson River, according ...

July 2008 GEOLOGY and GSA Today media highlights

... control on paleosol stacking patterns in the upper Paleocene-lower Eocene Willwood Formation, ... has thus removed significant loads from the upper crust, which are compensated by uplift due to ... lowlands probably created large stresses in the upper crust near the edge of the plateau. ...

NASA presentations at American Geophysical Union Joint Assembly

... of Effects of Boreal Forest Fires on the Global upper Troposphere and Lower Stratosphere Time: Wed., ... since the 1950s, more pollution has entered the upper troposphere and lower stratosphere. Data gathered ... air from these fires can be injected into the upper troposphere and even the stratosphere. The ...

Backpack straps can decrease blood flow in the shoulder and arm

... that even light loads of 26 pounds can decrease upper extremity blood flow, and may result in a loss of ... the teams findings, Backpack Straps Decrease upper Extremity Blood Flow, at the 121st Annual Meeting ... blood flow of the large and small vessels of the upper extremity area would decrease in an individual ...

Venus Express reboots the search for active volcanoes on Venus

... to a hitherto unknown mechanism affecting the upper atmosphere. The search for volcanoes is a ... rapid variations of sulphur dioxide in the upper atmosphere have revived this debate. The ... This technique works only in the more tenuous upper atmosphere, above the clouds at an altitude of ...

AGU Journal Highlights -- March 19, 2008

... 8. Examining a link between the Suns upper atmosphere and Earth To help scientists ... results demonstrate a direct coupling between the upper atmosphere of the Sun and the infrared energy ... field lines, coupling the moon and the planets upper atmosphere. This generates an electric current ...

March GEOLOGY and GSA TODAY media highlights

... An overlying darker-toned and often blocky upper unit drapes the lighter-toned deposits. The upper unit was emplaced during later high-magnitude ... this tear and ruptured southwestward along the upper interface of the subducting Yakutat terrane. ...

AGU journal highlights -- Jan. 28, 2008

... ultraviolet solar radiation is absorbed by upper atmospheric particles, causing heating and ... 4. Cyclonic and anticyclonic motion in the upper ocean Driven by the wind, the highly energetic circulation patterns of the upper ocean play important roles in the global ...

Study of sugars on cell surface identifies key factor in flu infection

... of influenza viruses to infect cells of the human upper respiratory tracta necessary step for sustaining ... of the sugar molecules coating the cells of our upper airways. "Using an approach that combines ... has on occasion attached to glycans of the upper airways. The surprising finding, he explained, is ...

More comprehensive analysis of Klamath River basin needed to aid decision makers

... from Iron Gate Dam. The Natural Flow of the upper Klamath Basin study (NFS), conducted by the U.S. ... of flows, such as by dams and irrigation, in the upper Klamath River basin. The flow estimates from NFS ... the Klamath River basin -- especially areas above upper Klamath Lake -- interact with each other, the ...

Tiny fish can yield big clues to Delaware River health

... shed light on the environmental health of the upper Delaware River. Bridle shinernot easy to spot at ... Environmental Research, in partnership with the upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River and the ... describe the status of the little minnow in the upper Delaware River basin. Academy fisheries ...

Adult brain can change, study confirms

... intact. The damage eliminated input from the upper left visual field to the corresponding region of ... region of cortex and creating a blind area in the upper left visual field. The researchers want to find ... the visually deprived cortex (representing the upper left visual field) was responding to information ...

Facial attraction -- choice of sexual partner shaped the human face

... men have evolved short faces between the brow and upper lip, which exaggerates the size of their jaw, the ... region between the mouth and eyebrows, known as upper facial height, develops differently in men and ... women. In spite of their larger size men have an upper face similar in height to a female face, but much ...

Next-generation software system for flood warning and risk analysis to be developed

... promise of the software has already been demonstrated successfully in the upper Severn Catchment in the UK and subsequently in the upper Huai Catchment in China. These tests were supported by the Natural ...

Jeepers creepers: Climate change threatens endangered honeycreepers

... a more significant role than temperature in determining tree line and the upper extent of forest bird habitat, the authors wrote. The inversion layer ... between expanding disease transmission from lower elevations and the upper limits of suitable forest habitat. Such changes would likely push ...

Microfossils challenge prevailing views of the effects of 'Snowball Earth' glaciations on life

... production, which we see evidence of in the high organic carbon content in upper Chuar Group rocks. In fact, the organic carbon content is so high in the upper Chuar Group, oil companies were interested in the Chuar Group as a ...

New simulation shows consequences of a world without Earth's natural sunscreen

... is naturally created and replenished by a photochemical reaction in the upper atmosphere where UV rays break oxygen molecules (O 2 ) into individual ... into three-part molecules (O 3 ). As it is moved around the globe by upper level winds, ozone is slowly depleted by naturally occurring atmospheric ...

No consistent advantage for planting soybean early

... date experiments from the Midwest (NE, ND, IA, IL, IN, and OH), the upper South (AR, KY, MO, and TN), and the Deep South (AL, FL, GA, LA, MS, and ... when planting was delayed after 30 May in the Midwest, 7 June in the upper South, and 27 May in the Deep South at rates ranging from 0.7 (Midwest) to ...

Rising sea levels set to have major impacts around the world

... Scientific Congress on Climate Change in Copenhagen shows that the upper range of sea level rise by 2100 could be in the range of about one meter, ... "The ice loss in Greenland has accelerated over the last decade. The upper range of sea level rise by 2100 might be above 1m or more on a global ...

Winners of Tyler environmental prize announced

... Two scientists who found warning signs of climate change in the upper atmosphere and in the deepest ice sheets will share the 2009 Tyler Prize ... radiation than previously thought, contributing to the warming of the upper atmosphere. "I consider currently Dr. Ramanathan to be one of the ...

Largest prehistoric snake on record discovered in Colombia

... creatures). Over geological time, as ages get warmer, so does the upper size limit on poikilotherms. "There are many ways the anatomy of a ... like Cerrejon, lived at a temperature of 32C, five degrees above the upper limit of temperature for tropical rainforest in modern times," said Carlos ...

At 2,500 pounds and 43 feet, prehistoric snake is the largest on record

... creatures). As the Earth's temperature increases, so does the upper size limit on poikilotherms. "There are many ways the anatomy of a ... to have thrived at a temperature of 32 C, five degrees warmer than the upper temperature limit for tropical rainforests in modern times. "These data ...

January-February GSA Bulletin media highlights

... et al. constructed a 325 meter composite lithostratigraphic section of the upper Cretaceous Hell Creek Formation and the Lower Paleocene Ludlow and Tongue ... and Engelder address the timing and chronology of fracturing of Middle and upper Devonian black shale deposits, including the Marcellus Shale, exposed on ...
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