Lucille Thompson

Despite the pandemic, atmospheric carbon levels hit a new peak

WASHINGTON (AFP) – An atmospheric research station in Hawaii has recorded its highest concentrations of carbon dioxide since precise measurements began 63 years ago, a government agency said on Monday, adding that the coronavirus pandemic was due to hardly had an impact on the increasing levels of greenhouse gases. The …

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National estuary network helps fuel local economies, study finds

A recently published study, commissioned by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and The Pew Charitable Trusts, offers insight into the important contributions the National Estuarine Research Reserve System (NERRS) makes to local economies. Eastern Research Group Inc.’s analysis looked at just four of the system’s 29 reserves – …

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Hydrogen enrichment after fusion in the oceanic lithosphere

Abstract The wide range of H2The O contents recorded in the minerals of the exhumed mantle rocks have been difficult to interpret, as they often record a combination of melting, metasomatism and diffusion processes in spatially isolated samples. Here we determine the temporal variations of H2O content in pyroxenes from …

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Protect the oceans, says the UN to the nations

THE UNITED NATIONS: UN Secretary-General António Guterres called on Tuesday (Wednesday in Manila) for efforts to protect the oceans. The recently released Second Global Oceans Assessment confirmed that many of the benefits the global ocean provides to humanity are being undermined by human actions, he said in a post for …

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Indian scientists are developing a new technique capable of detecting tropical cyclones earlier than satellites! | The Weather Channel – Articles de The Weather Channel

Representative image of a cyclone (NASA / International Space Station) Indian scientists have found a promising technique for the early detection of the development or enhancement of tropical cyclones in the atmospheric column before satellite detection at the ocean surface in the northern Indian Ocean region. Until now, remote sensing …

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