Post Profile






Rapid Sierra Nevada uplift tracked by scientists at the University of Nevada, Reno

RENO, Nev. – From the highest peak in the continental United States, Mt. Whitney at 14,000 feet in elevation, to the 10,000-foot-peaks near Lake Tahoe, scientific evidence from the University of Nevada, Reno shows the entire Sierra Nevada mountain range is rising at the relatively fast rate of 1 to 2 millimeters every year. read more
read more

share

Related Posts


Commercial Fishing Returns to Lake Tahoe, to Combat an Invasive Species

Academics / General Science : 80beats

Lake Tahoe in winter More than seventy years ago, commercial fishing in Lake Tahoe was outlawed. The deep, clear lake in the Sierra Nevada had been denuded of its Lahontan cutthroat trout, and state officials have since only allowed...

University of Nevada, Reno first to show transgenerational effect of antibiotics

Academics / General Science : Science Codex

RENO, Nev. – In a paper published today in Nature's open access journal Scientific Reports, researchers at the University of Nevada, Reno report that male pseudoscorpions treated with the antibiotic tetracycline suffer significantly...

University of Nevada, Reno scientists confirm Sierra Nevada 200-year megadroughts

Academics / General Science : Science Codex

RENO, Nev. – The erratic year-to-year swings in precipitation totals in the Reno-Tahoe area conjures up the word "drought" every couple of years, and this year is no exception. The Nevada State Climate Office at the University of Ne...

Research finds human impact may cause Sierra Nevada to rise, increase seismicity of San Andreas Fault

Academics / General Science : Science Codex

RENO, Nev. – Like a detective story with twists and turns in the plot, scientists at the University of Nevada, Reno are unfolding a story about the rapid uplift of the famous 400-mile long Sierra Nevada mountain range of California ...

Rapid Sierra Nevada uplift tracked by scientists

Academics / General Science : Science Daily

From the highest peak in the continental United States, Mt. Whitney at 14,000 feet in elevation, to the 10,000-foot-peaks near Lake Tahoe, scientific evidence shows the entire Sierra Nevada mountain range is rising at the relatively...

Comments



Copyright © 2015 Regator, LLC