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Bird Flu Antibodies Found in Migrant Birds in Siberia

Scientists have discovered bird flu antibodies in migrant birds in five Siberian regions, a spokesman for a veterinary regulator said here Tuesday . "Out of over 4,000 samples taken in the area this year, samples from 50 wild birds were found to contain genetic material of the A-H5 virus an...

Bird Flu Touches Siberia

According to the latest report Russia has found that the deadly strain H5N1 strain of bird flu has infected poultry in Siberia. There were six dead chickens found in Siberia all infected with the H5N1 strain.// The regional health official said that all the five dead chickens were from Omsk region....

First Americans Arrived on 2 Separate Paths

...dence suggests that two different waves of people migrated from what is now siberia at about the same time to become the first settlers in the Americas, a new ... to North America via the Beringia landmass, which once connected northeast siberia to Alaska, and moved down the Pacific coastline, according to findings publ...

Arctic explorer delivers unique snow-depth data for CryoSat

...e International Polar Year (IPY) 2007-2008, Alain Hubert and fellow explorer Dixie Dansercoer ventured out onto the sea-ice to embark upon a trek from siberia to northern Greenland via the North Pole a route never before attempted. Throughout the expedition, the polar explorers had to endure temperatures do...

DNA Find in Oregon Is Oldest Yet Discovered in Americas

...d in the Americas appears to show genetic links to siberia or East Asia, according to an international team o...ople in haplogroups A2 and B2, which are common in siberia and East Asia. It's not known exactly who the peop... At this point, we know they most likely came from siberia or Eastern Asia, and we know something about what ...

Norwegian Glacier Shrinks and Marine Life Poisoned as the Globe Warms

...parts of the world, from the Alps to the Himalayas, and could push up sea levels in coming decades and centuries. Snow buntings, which arrive from siberia at the end of the winter, turned up about a week earlier than normal. Little auks also migrated to the islands early, residents say. People have b...

Russia’s Avian Flu Outbreak Linked to Single Marke

...possibility of human infection.” No human cases of bird flu have been reported in Russia, which had its first reported cases of the H5N1 strain in siberia in 2005. Outbreaks have since occurred farther west, but mostly in southern areas distant from the capital. The country's first outbreak this year...

Bird Flu Fears Recede As Migratory Birds Leave

...ndertake to far off lands, Master Habibullah said. The migratory birds come to India each autumn to escape the bitter cold in places like Russian siberia in that season. Given the sheer numbers of birds that come here from various destinations to ward off the extreme colds, Kashmir remains an area ...

NASA Analysis Say 2005 Was The Warmest Year

...and is largest at high latitudes in the Northern Hemisphere. Over the last 50 years, the largest annual and seasonal warmings have occurred in Alaska, siberia and the Antarctic Peninsula. And because these areas are remote and far away from major cities, climatologists believe that the warming is not ...

Poisonous Gas Caused Mass Extinction

...on earth may have been triggered by poisonous volcanic gas which erupted in siberia 250 million years ago // , according to a new research. This must have happ...ents of lava were released. They covered vast swaths of land in present-day siberia and created the Siberian Traps, a large area of igneous rocks around the ci...
Siberia in Biological News

August 2009 Geology and GSA Today media highlights

...lberta, T6G 2E3, Canada Declining sea level during the last great glacial event resulted in the exposure of a continuous land bridge extending from siberia in the west to Yukon in the east. Lying in the rain shadow of the St. Elias Mountains, this great region, now known as Beringia, was cold but too dry ...

International team of students and scientists on month-long field course in Siberian Arctic

...t appreciate the massive changes underway in the Arctic before traveling to siberia last year. Yet, that change is just likely beginning. I'm excited to return...ast year and who is participating again this year, says, "My experiences in siberia have taught me more about science than I have ever learned in any classroom...

Dried mushrooms slow climate warming in Northern forests

...ning permafrost is warmed. About one-third of the world's boreal forests do not contain permafrost, which is mostly located in Alaska, Canada, Western siberia and Northern Europe. Global warming is expected to hit northern latitudes hardest, raising temperatures between 5 and 7 degrees Celsius by the year...

Methane gas levels begin to increase again

...mount in both hemispheres at the same time. A rise in Northern Hemispheric emissions may be due to the very warm conditions that were observed over siberia throughout 2007, potentially leading to increased bacterial emissions from wetland areas. However, a potential cause for an increase in Southern Hemis...

Research around the North Pole

...e ocean. "This is a spectacular finding. Large-scale glaciations in eastern siberia within the younger geological past of 60.000 years and older are so far unk...rst time to compare the glacial history of the Northern USA and Canada with siberia and to elaborate differences and parallels in detail. Furthermore, the data...

AGU journal highlights -- Oct. 16, 2008

...te characterized by completely ice-free summers? To help answer this, Haas et al. study the Arctic's Transpolar Drift, a current that carries ice from siberia across the North Pole to the east coast of Greenland. Through helicopter-borne electromagnetic measurements, the authors calculate sea ice thicknesses...

October 2008 GEOLOGY and GSA TODAY media highlights

...nerate isotopic records similar to those sometimes interpreted as evidence for tectonic uplift. Carbonate-hosted Avalon-type fossils in arctic siberia Dmitriy V. Grazhdankin et al., Institute of Petroleum Geology and Geophysics, Koptyug Avenue 3, Novosibirsk 630090, Russia. Pages 803-806. Our p...

Thawing permafrost likely to boost global warming

...y is bringing the organic material back into the ecosystem, in part by turning over soil. Some effects of permafrost thawing can be seen in Alaska and siberia as dramatic subsidence features called thermokarsts. Schuur and his colleagues acknowledge many difficulties in estimating carbon dioxide emissions ...

From Canada to the Caribbean: Tree leaves control their own temperature, Penn study reveals

...archer in the Department of Earth and Environmental Science at Penn. "Multi-million-year-old wood that colleagues and I collected in Arctic Canada and siberia was so well preserved that it both looked like modern wood and burned like modern wood. Its fantastic preservation brought about questions as to whet...

Flying off course

...irds from the leaf-warbler and thrush families that had strayed to Europe. They discovered that the distance between the breeding grounds in northern siberia and the wintering sites in southern Asia was often similar to the distance between the breeding grounds and Europe. The more similar the distances and...
Siberia in Biological Technology

The sea ice is getting thinner

... currents in the North Polar Sea will be investigated. The large rivers of siberia and North America transport huge amounts of freshwater to the Arctic. The ...ross Nansen and Amundsen bays right up to Makarow Bay. Between Norway and siberia and up to the Canadian Bay the scientists have taken temperature, salinity,...
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