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Researchers Clarify Impact of Permafrost Thaw


Scientists know more about how climate change may be affected by the thawing of billions of tons of organic carbon in the Arctic permafrost. climate change happens
8-Apr-2015 2:05 PM EDT

NAU Researcher Works to Understand Forces of Abrupt Climate Change


Research of Africa's Lake Bosumtwi sediments provides insights into abrupt climate change
18-Feb-2015 3:00 PM EST

NAU Scientists Measure Bat Populations in Post-Wildfire Habitats


Researchers are measuring bat populations in post-wildfire forests of Arizona. Bats are considered an indicator species of habitat health.
13-Feb-2015 4:00 PM EST

NAU Lab Turning Ideas Into Marketable Objects


NAU's RAPIDLab turns researchers ideas into objects to be used at conferences and to bring products to the marketplace.
12-Feb-2015 10:00 AM EST

University Students Study Ecosystem Changes From Bison Population


Students study impacts of bison overcrowding at Grand Canyon National Park. Officials will include student's research findings in the environmental impact statement process underway now.
20-Jan-2015 10:00 AM EST

Research Shows Protective Effects of Exercise


A Northern Arizona University researcher discovered one exercise session can improve the body's antioxidant system.
16-Dec-2014 5:00 PM EST

Guano Innovation to Guide Land Managers


NAU researchers are using DNA in guano to identify species, a practice assisting in bat preservation.
21-Oct-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Live Fast, Die Young: Soil Microbes in a Warmer World


The mortality of soil microbes in warmer temperatures may affect soil carbon storage.
8-Sep-2014 3:00 PM EDT

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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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