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What actually influences air pollution over the Indian Ocean?
...icals, the "detergent" of the atmosphere. The main maritime
NOx sources are long-range transport of continental emissions, lightning and ships. The new data show pronounced, semi-regular plumes of nitrogen oxide pollution extending all the way across the central Indian Ocean, mainly in the middle troposphere,...
Congress to fund Sequim-based coastal security research effort
...natural resources, and some of the world's busiest maritime
traffic. But America's coastal environment may be ...wing array of threats from the sea that could harm maritime
commerce, coastal population centers and critical infrastructure within America's maritime
Climate change could doom Alaska's tundra
...ctions: Boreal mixed forests could yield to a maritime
and temperate conifer forest much like those of southeast Alaska, and cover huge areas of Alaska. The only large area of remaining tundra in Alaska 100 years from now will be on its north coast. Because of increases in precipitation and despi...
University of Colorado archaeologist, colleagues hot on the trail of ancient Persian warships
... CU-Boulder History Professor Hohlfelder, a senior maritime
archaeologist on the project. Herodotus, a Greek h... promise of providing unique information about the maritime
life of antiquity."...
Trawlers threaten ocean's biodiversity
...d's seamounts had been studied in detail, and that maritime
nations should cooperate to manage these habitats before it is too late. Written by Stephen Leahy...
New nanoparticle coating mimics dolphin skin
...od ideas about techniques for keeping the hulls of maritime
ships clean. Karen L. Wooley, Ph.D., professor of chemistry at Washington University in St. Louis, has noted the shape and texture of dolphin skin and how it naturally prevents marine creatures from clinging to dolphin skin. The observation fits int...
Site of US Open at Bethpage is reducing pesticide use
... velvetlike texture -- is used on more northern or maritime
golf courses. It can withstand the close mowing heights required for a good putting surface but is much less susceptible to disease than creeping bentgrass or annual bluegrass, the more popular putting-green grasses in the Northeast. Organic compost...
Vitamin C transporter gene discovery in mice
...hages, and death, first discovered in 18th century maritime
sailors when their diet was found to be deprived of vitamin C-rich fruit. The normal recommended daily allowance (RDA) for vitamin C for women is 75 mg daily, which is increased by 10 mg during pregnancy, a little more than the amount in the average...
Stratified seawater disrupts the transport of imposex substances
...effectif alternatives that are less harmful to the maritime
Using hard science to protect fragile seas
...fornia, Micheli finds herself embroiled in another maritime
conflict - this one between Hopkins Marine Station and a number of Monterey Bay area residents. It turns out that, despite the establishment of the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary and other federal and state ocean reserves, only 0.2 percent of...
Scripps scientists, diving officer receive honors
...se research has significantly improved the nations maritime
forces or the U.S. industrial technology base. "Munk has served the Navy for over fifty years as one of the founding greats of modern oceanography," the Navy League noted in the award announcement. "His improvement of the bathythermograph during th...
New views of tropical thunderstorms and pollution effects on rainfall presented at AGU meeting
...al land areas sometimes take on characteristics of maritime
clouds, which are more efficient producers of warmer rains. They will also discuss how polluted air causes less efficient rain-producing clouds, how upper level wind direction may be a key to determining thunderstorm characteristics, and they will p...
USGS reports increase of sea otters in recent survey
... to northern Japan. By the end of the 19th century maritime
fur traders hunted sea otters to the brink of extinction. About a dozen remnant colonies survived at the time of protection in 1911; one remnant colony occurred along the remote Big Sur Coast of Central California. The spring 2000 survey was conducte...
USGS reports continued decline of California sea otters
...rthern Japan. By the end of the 19th century, maritime
fur traders hunted sea otters to the brink of extinction. About a dozen remnant colonies survived at the time of protection in 1911; one remnant colony occurred along the remote Big Sur Coast of Central California. Low popula...