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Article ID: 696528

URI researcher, team members discover volcanic heat source under major Antarctic glacier

University of Rhode Island

The discovery and other findings, which are critical to understanding the stability of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet, of which the Pine Island Glacier is a part, are published in the paper, “Evidence of an active volcanic heat source beneath the Pine Island Glacier,” in the latest edition of Nature Communications.

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22-Jun-2018 10:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 696415

Better Model of Water Under Extreme Conditions Could Aid Understanding of Earth's Mantle

University of Chicago

A team of University of Chicago scientists ran quantum simulations to develop a new model of the behavior of water at extremely high temperatures and pressures. The computational measurements, published June 18 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, should help scientists understand water’s role in the makeup of the mantle and potentially in other planets.

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Article ID: 696375

NAU receives NSF collaborative grant to improve software used to manage biodiversity data

Northern Arizona University

Led by the Merriam-Powell Center for Environmental Research, the project will create a new version of the Symbiota software which will increase the platform’s digital specimen records, expand its use by researchers, improve sustainability and enrich education and outreach activities.

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20-Jun-2018 12:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 696303

Whether Wheat Weathers Heat Waves

American Society of Agronomy (ASA), Crop Science Society of America (CSSA), Soil Science Society of America (SSSA)

Unlike humans, crops in a field can't move to air conditioning to endure a heat wave. Scientists in Australia are working to understand how heat waves impact wheat.

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20-Jun-2018 9:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 696345

Scientists Go to Great Heights to Understand Changes in Earth’s Atmosphere

University of California San Diego

Human activities have impacted the Earth’s atmosphere over time. To better understand the impact of the human biogeochemical footprint on Earth, scientists at the University of California San Diego are literally climbing mountains to study the planet’s sulfur cycle—an agent in cardiovascular fitness and other human health benefits and resources.

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20-Jun-2018 9:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 696323

Political Leaning Influences City Water Policies as Strongly as Climate

Vanderbilt University

The team examined city water policies over the course of four years to create a database of water conservation policies. They also developed an associated index of the number of different categories of policies each city adopted and gathered data on the climate, water sources, population, economy and political leanings.

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19-Jun-2018 3:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 696289

Researcher Developing Innovative Process to Improve Environmental Sustainability and Water Quality

West Virginia University

West Virginia University could be at the forefront of solving a $57 billion dollar pollution problem and finding new ways to transform forestry waste into a cash crop for the state and region.

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19-Jun-2018 8:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 696181

Chesapeake Bay: Larger-Than-Average Summer 'Dead Zone' Forecast for 2018 After Wet Spring

University of Michigan

Ecologists from the University of Michigan and the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science are forecasting a larger-than-average Chesapeake Bay "dead zone" in 2018, due to increased rainfall in the watershed this spring.

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18-Jun-2018 9:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 696026

Large Outdoor Study Shows Biodiversity Improves Stability of Algal Biofuel Systems

University of Michigan

A diverse mix of species improves the stability and fuel-oil yield of algal biofuel systems, as well as their resistance to invasion by outsiders, according to the findings of a federally funded outdoor study by University of Michigan researchers.

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12-Jun-2018 2:10 PM EDT
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Article ID: 696186

Surprise Environmental Return on Investment: Study Finds Paying Communities to Conserve Supports Social Relationships

Amherst College

Research by economists at Amherst College and Oregon State University is the first to study the social capital impacts of a national-scale, globally relevant forest conservation incentives program.

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15-Jun-2018 12:05 PM EDT
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