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NAU Researchers Powering Marine Science with Ambient Energy


Scientists will use two methods of harvesting ambient energy to power marine sensors on elephant seals.
1-Nov-2015 7:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Researchers Measure Potential for Permafrost’s Old Carbon Release

As permafrost thaws and old carbon is released, the carbon feedback cycle may be accelerated.
26-Oct-2015 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Measuring the Impacts of Severe Wildfires in the Arctic

NAU researcher leads project to measure effects of severe boreal wildfires and the loss of permafrost on ecosystems. The NASA-funded research is part of the Arctic Boreal Vulnerability Experiment.
21-Oct-2015 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

3D Photo Technology Helps NAU Archaeologists Document Historic Sites


NAU professor Chris Downum and his team of students have been documenting sites all over the northern Arizona region using photogrammetry technology.
25-Sep-2015 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Reducing Catastrophic Wildfires Through Managed Burns

An article published in Science this week, suggests catastrophic wildfire danger could be reduced by increasing use of planning burning in land management plans.
18-Sep-2015 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

NAU Researcher Looks Through the Noise to Discover Potential Risks From Jet Fuel


Jet fuel, when combined with sustained noise, may cause brain-related injury and lead to multiple conditions.
18-Aug-2015 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Fungi — Key to Tree Survival in Warming Forest


Land managers may use fungi to ensure health of planting and reforestation efforts.
22-Jul-2015 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

NSF Award Propels Northern Arizona University Team Toward All-Terrain Prosthetic


The Center for Bioengineering Innovation at Northern Arizona University may have formulated a solution to more seamlessly integrate natural movement with mechanical support in a bionic ankle. An algorithm developed by the center forms the basis of a...
10-Jul-2015 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Professor and Students Exploring Previously Undiscovered Archaeological Sites


LiDAR technology is helping archaeologists see through the thick jungle to Maya ruins in Belize.
10-Mar-2015 12:05 PM EDT

Forestry Expert: Western U.S. Faces Similar Threat as Deadly Australian Wildfires


The raging Australian wildfires that have killed more than 200 people and destroyed some 1,800 homes over the last few weeks can "absolutely happen in the western United States at any time this year," says forest ecosystem expert Wallace...
27-Feb-2009 1:00 PM EST

Geophysics and Earthquakes Expert Available for Comment

Northern Arizona University's Dr. David S. Brumbaugh, Director of the Arizona Earthquake Information Center, is available for comment about the earthquake in Los Angeles on Tuesday, July 29, 2008.
30-Jul-2008 8:00 AM EDT

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