Northern Arizona University
Flagstaff, AZ USA
Add to Favorites | Newsroom RSS | Share

Our News on Newswise

NAU Ecologist Shares Permafrost Prediction

TedSchuur.jpg

An article by NAU researcher Ted Schuur discusses how the release of carbon stored in the soil of the thawing Arctic tundra has the potential for speeding up climate change.
28-Nov-2016 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

NAU Scientists Develop a Novel Strategy for Restoring Sagebrush Habitat

The $335,000 grant will allow scientists with the Merriam-Powell Center for Environmental Research to test the nucleation approach.
27-Oct-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

NAU-TGen Study Generates Soviet Anthrax Pathogen Genome From Autopsy Specimens

Next generation genomic analysis used to probe the former USSR’s biological weapons program
7-Sep-2016 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

$3 Million Grant to Support First Detailed Map of the Nation’s Food, Energy, and Water Systems

Ruddell.jpg

The interdisciplinary research project called “FEWSion,” which builds on Ruddell’s work on the National Water-Economy Project, will create and study the first detailed map of the system.
6-Sep-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Research Suggests Global Warming Began Decades Earlier

Industrial-Revolution.png

According to NAU Scientists, and their new study, global warming began in the Arctic and tropical oceans before thermometers were widespread enough to record the early signal.
30-Aug-2016 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

NAU Researcher Discovers Little Present-Day Water on Mars

ChrisEdwards-768x512.jpg

Data gathered by the Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows no more than three percent water, the same as or less than the driest deserts on Earth.
30-Aug-2016 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Unlocking the Mysteries of Plant Root Function, From Alaska to South Africa

Root-research-581x1024.jpg

It is easy to study what you can see. Researchers know a lot about how plants work aboveground, but what happens out of sight under the surface may control more than we once thought.
25-Aug-2016 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Microbes, Nitrogen and Plant Responses to Rising Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide

mycorrhizaecopy.jpg

Plants can grow faster as atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations increase, but only if they have enough nitrogen or partner with fungi that help them get it, according to new research published this week in Science.
27-Jun-2016 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Our Experts on Newswise

Professor and Students Exploring Previously Undiscovered Archaeological Sites

Caracol.jpg

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

covington.jpg

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

Our YouTube Videos

Youtube feed not yet configured. Is this your Newswise member page? Contact member@newswise.com to configure this module.




Chat now!