Post Profile






Stanford researchers capture Central Asia's 'de-greening' over millions of years

(Stanford's School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences ) The first large-scale map of rainfall declines revealed by signatures in ancient soil could help researchers better understand profound regional and global climate transformation.
read more

share

Related Posts


Space technology identifies vulnerable regions in West Africa

Academics / General Science : ScienceDaily: Science Society

Researchers have mapped regional droughts from space, which can affect the livelihood of millions of people in West Africa. They report that soil moisture observations can map land degradation with more accuracy than typical rainfal...

Rising mountains dried out Central Asia, Stanford scientists say

Academics / General Science : Science Codex

A record of ancient rainfall teased from long-buried sediments in Mongolia is challenging the popular idea that the arid conditions prevalent in Central Asia today were caused by the ancient uplift of the Himalayas and the Tibetan P...

Ethiopia's Climate 27 Million Years Ago Had Higher Rainfall, Warmer Soil

Academics / General Science : ScienceDaily: Science Society

Thirty million years ago, Ethiopia had warmer soil temperatures, higher rainfall and different atmospheric circulation patterns than it does today, according to new research of fossil soils found in that central African nation....

Researchers capture Central Asia's 'de-greening' over millions of years

Issues & Causes / Environmentalism : Physorg: Earth

A new study chronicles how central Asia dried out over the last 23 million years into one of the most arid regions on the planet. The findings illustrate the dramatic climatic shifts wrought by the ponderous rise of new mountain ran...

Future of Antarctic marine protected at risk

Issues & Causes / Climate Change : EurekAlert: Earth

(Stanford's School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences ) Efforts to adopt effective marine protected areas in the Southern Ocean, a global commons containing the world's most pristine marine ecosystems, are being thwarted by p...

Comments


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC