Oceanic climate

Memoirs of explorer Robert Ballard find wrecks and strange life forms in the darkest parts of the ocean

(The Conversation is an independent, nonprofit source of information, analysis, and commentary from academic experts.) (THE CONVERSATION) Who doesn’t love a good story, especially one about amazing discoveries on the far reaches of Earth? Oceanographer, Navy veteran and explorer Robert D. Ballard wrote a memoir, “Into the Deep”, which recounts …

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Dry, Drier, Drier – The Durango Herald

First of all, let’s stop calling it a drought. A drought involves a temporary situation that will eventually subside as the weather changes. The term “desertification” comes closest to the description of the process underway in the southwest today. It is a type of land degradation in which fertile land …

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How underground microbes devour carbon emissions

To combat climate change, researchers are looking for ways to absorb carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and store it forever. Crazy ideas range from planting more trees (Earth’s natural carbon sponges) to industrial machine scrubbers. Today, organisms too small to be seen with the naked eye are increasingly present. Researchers …

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Climate change is making Athens hotter

The weather normals are out, and it’s no surprise that Athens is warming up. What’s surprising is the acceleration – how quickly the city and state are heating up. Every 10 years, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration recalculates a new set of these normals for nation, state, and individual …

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Tropical Storm Bill forms off the east coast

Hundreds of miles off the coast of North Carolina, Tropical Storm Bill rose from a tropical depression late Monday evening, becoming the second named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season, the National Hurricane reported. Center. The weather system was to stay away from the coast and should be “short lived”. …

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