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Posted 28 September 2015
Scientists at the University of Birmingham have discovered evidence of carbonaceous aerosols - organic dust - transported from Asia and deposited in the Arctic over the last 450 years, according to research published today (28th September) in the journal Nature Scientific Reports.
Posted 07 September 2015
Dr Rick Thomas is part of a team of scientists and engineers who have successfully sampled methane and CO2 gases in the remote South Atlantic with the aid of an autonomous UAV (unmanned aerial vehicles) octocopter.
Posted 26 August 2015
The idea of a deep-frozen world, "snowball Earth", has captured the imagination since first proposed in the 1990s. On several occasions in history, long before animals evolved, apparently synchronous ice sheets existed on all the continents. However, much like falling into a crevasse on a glacier, it's easy enough to enter such an ice age, but very difficult to escape.
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