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Global climate change threatens reindeer, caribou

...g hunters' access to animals because of changes in snowpack and timing of snowpack," Kofinas said. "This international network of government agencies, resource managers and users, community representatives and university researchers will work together to monitor the health of Rangifer populations in respon...

U. of Colorado researchers hunting down, studying new microorganisms

...t yet know the full extent of CO2 fluxes under the snowpack in cold regions of the world, or how diminished snowpack around the world resulting from climate warming may affect the global CO2 budget," said Schmidt. Th...

Declining snowpack cools off CO2 emissions from winter soils, says U. of Colorado study

A recent decrease in Rocky Mountain snowpack has slowed the release of heat-trapping carbon dio... experienced 50 percent to 75 percent decreases in snowpack in recent decades, he said. The declining snowpack trend has been correlated with rising temperatur...

Iraq's marshes show progress toward recovery

...s has been greater than expected because of record snowpack melts, which has kept salinity levels low. The incoming water quality has been better than predicted, too, with toxin levels lower than had been feared. As a result, many native species have returned, including some rare bird species, although their ...

NASA snow data helps maintain nation's largest, oldest bison herd

...ng livestock. "Our goal is to provide the latest snowpack information to park officials," said landscape dyn...the management team, park officials use a model of snowpack dynamics developed by Watson and his staff to provide the most up-to-date projections on snowpack di...

USGS at Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry

... USGS researchers and partners measured mercury in snowpack samples during 2003-2005 as part of the National Park Service Western Airborne Contaminants Assessment Project. Eight high-altitude, high-latitude sites were selected for study in or near national parks in Colorado, Montana, California, Oregon, and A...

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