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Shift of weather patterns necessitates rethinking of reforestation methods

...her data, we see a cyclical pattern of 25 years of summers that are either hot and drier or cooler and wetter than average," he said. "We're now in about year eight of a 25-year hot-and-dry cycle. That doesn't mean every year will be hot and dry. The last two years weren't. It just means that the trend will ...

Lands surface change on Alaska tundra creating longer, warmer summers in Arctic

...rees, may be creating a cycle of warmer and longer summers in the Alaskan Arctic according to a new study to be published in the Sept. 22, 2005, issue of Science Express. The resulting atmospheric heating in the region of northern Alaska is equivalent to what might be observed if there was a doubling of car...

Growing crops to cope with climate change

...a longer growing period to amass yield. If British summers get hotter and drier we will need types of wheat, barley and other crops that flower earlier, like Mediterranean varieties, to beat summer droughts. However, new varieties will need to be adapted in all other ways to UK conditions. " With the new kn...

Leave it to salmon to leave no stone unturned

...pread tilling, according to Moore, who has for six summers worked with sockeye salmon through the UW's Alaska Salmon Program. Using counts of spawning sockeye for the last 50 years and previously measured nest sizes, Moore calculates that every summer the sockeye disturb at least 30 percent of the stream bed...

Better beetle sought for salt cedar control

...n 2004 have made itthrough two winters and had two summers of success, Carney said. However,because of an early warm-up followed by a cold spell, they seem to be lessprolific this summer and haven't exploded in numbers. Dr. Jerry Michels, Experiment Station entomology research projectleader, and Carney are ...

RNA found in the cellular centrosome of surf clams

...d with Mark Alliegro and Mary Anne Alliegro during summers at the MBL. In addition to his position as director of the Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies at Rensselaer, Palazzo also holds appointments at the MBL as visiting summer researcher and at the Wadsworth Center of the New York Sta...

Common carp sheds new light on surviving in extreme environments

...te in Asia where the winters are very cold and the summers are hot and steamy. "Its ability to cope with such extreme conditions of temperature, lack of oxygen and dirty, sediment-laden water makes it a particularly good subject for working out how animals can tolerate stress because the underlying mechan...

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