Study: Ocean's 'Twilight Zone' May Be Key To Understanding Climate Change
Woods Hole, Massachusetts - Apr 27, 2007 14:56 EST
A major study sheds new light on the role of carbon dioxide once it's transported to the oceans' depths. The research indicates that instead of sinking, carbon dioxide is often consumed by animals and bacteria and recycled in the "twilight...
Researchers:1 in 3 Chance of Record Low Arctic Sea Ice in 2007
Boulder, Colorado - Apr 19, 2007 16:59 EST
University of Colorado at Boulder researchers are forecasting a one in three chance that the 2007 minimum extent of sea ice across the Arctic region will set an all-time record low.
The researchers at CU-Boulder's Colorado Center for Astrodynamics Research also...
Researchers To Set Up Observatory to Examine Changes Under the Arctic Ice
Woods Hole, Massachusetts - Apr 17, 2007 18:26 EST
Researchers from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) are venturing this month to the North Pole to deploy instruments that will make year-round observations of the water beneath the Arctic ice cap. Scientists will investigate how the waters in the...