Tag: "observatory" at biology news
Scientists to prototype cyberinfrastructure for research and education access to ocean observatories
...Experiments), a joint U.S.-Cnadian regional cabled observatory
planned for the northeast Pacific, led by LOOKING PI Delaney. NEPTUNE itself is the prototype for the first electro-optically linked, multi-node network of interconnected sensor arrays designed to measure and interact with all facets of solid Earth a...
Bush nominates NJIT space explorer Louis Lanzerotti to NSF governing board
...ogy transferred management of the well-known solar observatory
in 1997 to NJIT. Lanzerotti is editor of the new journal Space Weather: The International Journal of Research and Applications, published by the American Geophysical Union. The journal has been the first to focus on the emerging field of spac...
Human health, astronomy, and environmental concerns merge at Dark-Sky meeting
...ark sky topics such as night vision, protection of observatory
environments, outdoor lighting codes, lighting fixtures and energy savings. More detailed information about the meeting, the meeting program, graphics, and the meeting registration form can be found on our website at www.darksky.org. Members of the w...
Scientists await first call from Beagle
...ed by Blur) may be picked up by Jodrell Bank radio observatory
in Cheshire, UK. This has a much greater chance of success because the giant telescope is able to scan the entire side of the planet facing the Earth. Another overflight by Mars Odyssey will take place around 18.15 GMT tomorrow evening, followed by d...
$62-million partnership to revolutionize ocean research
... develop the world's largest cable-linked seafloor observatory
off North America's west coast. Information gained...en days a week, for the next 30 years or more. The observatory
will consist of an underwater network covering the entire Juan de Fuca tectonic plate, an area of 20...
NSF awards $31.9 million in grants to study biocomplexity in the environment
...system processes; test a land-ocean biogeochemical observatory
for nutrient and carbon cycling; and develop communication technologies for real-time, unattended monitoring of chemicals important in biogeochemical cycling. MUSES investigators will study sustainable materials use for drinking water infrastructure...
Frozen 'lake' beneath Antarctica ideal to test sterile drilling techniques
... become part of a larger, kilometer-scale neutrino observatory
named IceCube, for which funding by NSF began earlier this year. Based on measurements down to 2.3 kilometers, the team estimated the temperature at the bottom of the ice, 2.8 kilometers below the surface. This temperature - 9 degrees below zero Cels...
Fisheries forecasting in the Niger inner delta
...ld be published in the newsletter of the Fisheries observatory
and distributed regularly throughout the region. With further development, the model could in the future help define and hence predict- the places over the delta where fish are most abundant. It could then become an important tool in overall fisherie...
NSF grant to grow methane-producing microbes in lab
...uring global climate change. That's why one of the observatory
sites chosen for the Cornell study is McLean Bog, ... equivalent to the acidity of green olives.) Other observatory
sites are not as acidic, but are just as intriguing, according to the other co-principal investigato...
NSF-funded researchers track Alaska seal migration for the first time
... NSF project to establish an onshore environmental observatory
on Little Diomede Island in the Bering Strait and ... seal life history." The strategic location of the observatory
on Little Diomede is expected to permit rapid, flexible collection of chemical, biological and physi...
Research season will feature use of sophisticated technologies to map Antarctica
... Pole is in high demand among researchers; the new observatory
at its more remote site, however, will improve the usefulness of the data by reducing the amount of background noise from the station....
National Science Foundation awards research grant for $1.1 million to UA Museum
... Arctic Archival Observatory, the first NSF-funded observatory
of itskind in the U.S. The grant will also improve...s-on opportunities for graduate students. The new observatory
continues to build on the museum's strong foundation in collecting, cataloging,preserving and studyi...
Media Advisory: The Geological Society of America 1999 Annual Meeting
...al instrument array. It includes a plate-boundary observatory
thatwill continuously monitor strain at a large number of sites in the western U. S. It also includes a San Andreas fault zone observatory-at-depth for monitoringseismicity, strain, and pore pressure within the fault. A third component,USArray, is ...
Remarkable results from a new observatory
...thwest. Stokes compared Wind's work to a celestial observatory
achieving its "firstlight." "Achieving first light in an observatory
is exciting, whether it becelestial or cellular. This event puts us on the path toward our goal of ...
Press Events At Spring Meeting
...Pressconference. Just recently launched, the TRACE observatory
is already exceedingexpectations in beaming back information on the dynamic processes of the Sun.Dr. Alan Title of the Stanford Lockheed Institute for Space Research in PaloAlto, California, will present dramatic images of the Sun, including newinsig...