Tag: "warming" at biology news
Drought in the West linked to warmer temperatures
...rn states in recent years may be linked to climate warming
trends, according to new research led by scientist...at there are climate mechanisms involved that make warming
climate conditions likely to lead to increased prevalence of drought in the western, interior region...
Large-scale forces shape local ocean life, global study shows
...and biotic isolation millions of years ago. Global warming
and pollution are other regional forces that can impact local diversity. "The work is a wake-up call," Witman said. "We need to think about regional processes if we want to preserve biodiversity." Witman said results from the project,...
Cars, not crops, should be chief targets in reducing greenhouse gases
... Carbon dioxide has been implicated in global warming
because it can trap heat in the atmosphere much like a greenhouse. "We emit a quarter of the world's carbon dioxide emissions into the atmosphere, even though we constitute only 5 percent of the world's population," said Jackson, a professor of...
Global climate change threatens reindeer, caribou
...northwestern North America there has been dramatic warming
in the spring," Russell said. "But in the central ...rritories (NWT) and Nunavut the fall has undergone warming
while east of Hudson Bay temperatures have actually dropped." "We need to track how these chan...
Scientists find acid rain an unlikely ally in the battle against a greenhouse gas
...reenhouse gas. Methane, a gas that contributes to warming
our planet, is produced by natural processes and h...e and other greenhouse gases in our atmosphere are warming
the Earth beyond its average temperature. Carbon, heat and moisture are known to influence methane...
Look at past sea-level rise points to troubling future
...ise is expected to reverse this century, as global warming
pushes rates back up. According to estimates by the International Panel for Climate Change, rising ocean temperatures this century will add about 30 centimeters to sea level, and glacial runoff from Antarctica -- the least understood of all the pheno...
International marine survey of coral death
...s coral disease prevalence correlate globally with warming
trends, or regionally with changes in climate and environmental quality? Is disease changing the structure and composition of coral assemblages in all reef regions worldwide? Is disease changing coral reef diversity, perhaps by hampering reproduction...
Global warming's impact on US plants, animals determined from review of dozens of studies
AUSTIN, Texas--Global warming
has forced U.S. plants and animals to change their...ed strong evidence of a direct link between global warming
and changes in the behavior of species in the continental United States and Alaska. "Other recent sy...
Tropical birds sensitive to environmental cues that can be impacted by global warming
...ld mean those birds are more susceptible to global warming
than birds in higher latitudes. Correct timing of ...of higher latitudes. Therefore, Moore said, global warming
could change the brain functions of tropical birds and cause problems with the timing of their matin...
Sex versus survival: A tradeoff at geographical range limits
...ve with changing climates, especially rapid global warming
caused by humans." Focusing on Decodon verticillatus, a dominant shrub in wetlands throughout eastern North America, a series of studies led by Dr. Eckert show that populations switch from being sexual to totally asexual across the northern limit of ...
Delays in cutting greenhouse gasses could harm environment
...the scientists found. "Delay inevitably means more warming
and faster warming," said Oppenheimer. "And that c... that target and returns to it by 2200 would cause warming
of 1.5 degrees -- enough to severely damage many coral reefs, which appear to be sensitive to small ...
Study in Royal Society journal on evidence for impact of global warming on bird populations
Biology Letters Evidence for the impact of global warming
on the long-term population dynamics of common bir...creasing species. This adds evidences that climate warming
plays a key role in the long term dynamics of even the commonest species. This further suggests that...
Researchers discover new way to boost grain crops' drought tolerance
...h this change] countries," said Gallie. "As global warming
continues to change our own environment in the U.S., our work will be important in helping U.S. farmers continue to produce the food we need even as our climate becomes unpredictable." Future inquiries will most likely focus on how ethylene may regu...
NJIT physicists expect new super lens to reveal first light by early 2006
...may well be associated with the accelerated global warming
in recent years, the researchers noted. Other NJIT projects related to the space weather program include the work of NJIT Physics Professor Dale Gary, PhD, who is developing a global network of 100 radio telescopes. The telescopes will provid...
Say goodbye to Rudolph and other reindeer if global warming continues
With increasing global warming
Rudolph and the rest of Santa Claus' reindeer will...ame locally extinct during two earlier episodes of warming
roughly 10,000 and 130,000 years ago. "There will be a direct impact of increases in summer tempera...
NU researcher finds missing atmospheric carbon dioxide
...osphere. Carbon dioxide is thought to cause global warming
by trapping heat radiated by the Earth. The re...ons, represents an important advance in the global warming
research. The lead author on the article, "Soil C Accumulation in a White Oak CO2-Enrichment Experi...
Carbon sink or carbon source? Aerosols play role in shifts
...ason that the earth's surface has not seen as much warming
as previously projected by climate models. Previous studies have shown that many factors affect the carbon cycle, including rainfall and changes in land cover. But this study is believed to be the first multisite, observational analysis demonstratin...
Global warming good news for coral reefs: research
...ze by up to a third in response to increased ocean warming
and the greenhouse effect, according to Australian scientists. "Our analysis suggests that ocean warming
will foster considerably faster future rates of coral reef growth that will eventually exceed pre-in...
Researchers improve predictions of cloud formation for better global climate modeling
...ing solar radiation whereas high, thin clouds have warming
properties by trapping infrared radiation emitted ...ndirect aerosol effect is counteracting greenhouse warming
now, but will stop at some point, Nenes explained. "One of our goals is to figure out how long we'll...
NSF funds Panikov's Alaskan Tundra Microbial Observatory project
...survive switching to cell division after temporary warming
of the polar ice or permafrost above the freezing ...portant trigger in recent global climatic changes: warming
caused degradation of permafrost and stimulated microbial decomposition, converting the tundra from ...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10