Updated : Oct 29, 2019 in Expert Pitch

Rutgers Experts Can Discuss Climate Change Resilience on Sandy Anniversary

New Brunswick, N.J. (Oct. 29, 2019) – Rutgers University–New Brunswick experts Jeanne Herb and Lisa Auermuller are available for interviews on climate change resilience on the seventh…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

Scientists to use advances in 3D imaging to predict effects of rising CO2 levels on crops

ST. LOUIS, MO, September 4, 2019 - Carbon dioxide (CO2) levels are higher than at any point in the past 800,000 years and in 2017,…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

It is best not to fly to conferences

Several times a year, researchers from all over the world travel long distances in order to share their latest findings and establish contacts at conferences.…

Updated : Sep 03, 2019 in Uncategorized

Corals take control of nitrogen recycling

Corals are shown to recycle their own waste ammonium using a surprising source of glucose--a finding that reveals more about the relationship between corals and…

Updated : Sep 03, 2019 in Uncategorized

NASA infrared data reveals rainmaking potential in tropical depression 7

Another Atlantic Ocean basin depression formed while Hurricane Dorian is still wreaking havoc on the Bahamas and affecting the southeastern U.S. Infrared imagery from NASA's…

Updated : Sep 03, 2019 in Uncategorized

NASA’s IMERG estimates hurricane Dorian’s rain

In the early hours of Tuesday, September 3, Hurricane Dorian had been stationary over the island of Grand Bahama for 18 hours, most of the…

Updated : Sep 03, 2019 in Uncategorized

GPM analyzes tropical depression Kajiki’s rainfall over Vietnam and Laos

The Global Precipitation Measurement mission or GPM core satellite provided a look at rainfall rates in Tropical Depression Kajiki after it made a quick landfall…

Updated : Sep 03, 2019 in Uncategorized

Major Hurricane Juliette’s emerging eye spotted in NASA satellite imagery

NASA's Aqua satellite passed over the Eastern Pacific Ocean and provided an image of Hurricane Juliette as its eye began to emerge. Juliette has grown…

Updated : Sep 03, 2019 in Uncategorized

NASA finds tropical storm 14W strengthening

Tropical Storm 14W formed as a depression a couple of days ago in the Northwestern Pacific Ocean and strengthened into a tropical storm on Sept.…

Updated : Sep 03, 2019 in Uncategorized

NASA infrared eye analyzes typhoon Lingling

The storm that became Typhoon Lingling strengthened very quickly in the Northwestern Pacific Ocean and infrared imagery from NASA revealed the powerful thunderstorms fueling that…

Updated : Sep 02, 2019 in Uncategorized

New feedback phenomenon found to drive increasing drought and aridity

New York, NY--September 2, 2019--A new Columbia Engineering study indicates that the world will experience more frequent and more extreme drought and aridity than currently…

Updated : Sep 02, 2019 in Uncategorized

Impact of climate change on global banana yields revealed

Climate change could negatively impact banana cultivation in some of the world's most important producing and exporting countries, a study has revealed. Bananas are recognised…

Updated : Aug 30, 2019 in Uncategorized

Deep snow cover in the Arctic region intensifies heat waves in Eurasia

Persistent abnormally hot weather can cause negative impacts on human health, agriculture, and natural environments. A heat wave -- a spell of hot days with…

Updated : Aug 30, 2019 in Uncategorized

Amazon deforestation has a significant impact on the local climate in Brazil

The loss of forest cover in the Amazon has a significant impact on the local climate in Brazil, according to a new study. The UN…

Updated : Aug 30, 2019 in Uncategorized

Hurricane Dorian marching slowly across Atlantic

The National Hurricane Center (NHC) in Miami reports that an Air Force plane is finding Dorian a "little stronger" as of the 8:00am EDT advisory…

Updated : Aug 30, 2019 in Uncategorized

Scientists discover evidence for past high-level sea rise

An international team of scientists, studying evidence preserved in speleothems in a coastal cave, illustrate that more than three million years ago - a time…

Updated : Aug 30, 2019 in Uncategorized

NASA satellites on-hand as Dorian becomes a category 3 hurricane

As Hurricane Dorian was upgraded to a Category 3 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale, NASA's fleet of satellites were gathering data during the…

Updated : Aug 30, 2019 in Uncategorized

USF-led team deciphers sea level rise from the last time Earth’s CO2 set record highs

TAMPA, Fla. (Aug. 30, 2019) - An international team of scientists have discovered evidence in the geological formations in a coastal cave showing that more…

Updated : Aug 29, 2019 in Uncategorized

Bacteria feeding on Arctic algae blooms can seed clouds

WASHINGTON - New research finds Arctic Ocean currents and storms are moving bacteria from ocean algae blooms into the atmosphere where the particles help clouds…

Updated : Aug 28, 2019 in Uncategorized

Europe warming faster than expected due to climate change

WASHINGTON - Climate change is increasing the number of days of extreme heat and decreasing the number of days of extreme cold in Europe, posing…

Updated : Aug 28, 2019 in Uncategorized

NASA finds heavy rain potential in tropical storm Dorian

NASA's Aqua satellite provided forecasters at the National Hurricane Center with visible imagery and infrared data on Tropical Storm Dorian as it continued its western…

Updated : Aug 28, 2019 in Uncategorized

Southern Ocean circulation patterns that keep the lid on stored carbon are more complex than previou

Scientists have found evidence that the horizontal circulation of carbon-rich ocean water in the subpolar Southern Ocean works in tandem with vertical circulation, together controlling…

Updated : Aug 28, 2019 in Uncategorized

NASA finds wind shear affecting Tropical Depression Erin

Visible and infrared imagery from NASA's Terra satellite revealed that strong wind shear was adversely affecting Tropical Depression Erin, located about 200 miles off the…

Updated : Aug 28, 2019 in Uncategorized

UCI-led study: Plankton are more resilient to nutrient stress than previously thought

Irvine, Calif. - An international team of Earth system scientists and oceanographers has created the first high-resolution global map of surface ocean phosphate, a key…

Updated : Aug 28, 2019 in Uncategorized

Climate change affects floods in Europe

Overflowing rivers can cause enormous damage: Worldwide, the annual damage caused by river floods is estimated at over 100 billion dollars - and it continues…

Updated : Aug 28, 2019 in Uncategorized

Southern Ocean circulation patterns that keep the lid on stored carbon are more complex than previou

Scientists have found evidence that the horizontal circulation of carbon-rich ocean water in the subpolar Southern Ocean works in tandem with vertical circulation, together controlling…

Updated : Aug 28, 2019 in Uncategorized

NASA sees Dorian become a hurricane

NASA's Terra satellite passed over the northwestern Atlantic Ocean as Dorian reached hurricane status during the afternoon of August 28, 2019. On Aug. 28, 2019…

Updated : Aug 28, 2019 in Uncategorized

Scientists call for infiltration to be better incorporated into land surface models

Soil scientists can't possibly be everywhere at once to study every bit of soil across the planet. Plus, soils are constantly changing. Conditions like weather…

Updated : Aug 28, 2019 in Uncategorized

Nuclear winter would threaten nearly everyone on Earth

If the United States and Russia waged an all-out nuclear war, much of the land in the Northern Hemisphere would be below freezing in the…

Updated : Aug 27, 2019 in Uncategorized

Researchers develop a better way to harness the power of solar panels

Researchers at the University of Waterloo have developed a way to better harness the volume of energy collected by solar panels. In a new study,…

Updated : Aug 27, 2019 in Uncategorized

Chipping away at how ice forms could keep windshields, power lines ice-free

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 27, 2019 -- How does ice form? Surprisingly, science hasn't fully answered that question. Differences in ice formation on various surfaces still…

Updated : Aug 27, 2019 in Uncategorized

Would a carbon tax help to innovate more-efficient energy use?

Washington, DC-- Taxing carbon emissions would drive innovation and lead to improved energy efficiency, according to a new paper published in Joule from Carnegie's Rong…

Updated : Aug 27, 2019 in Uncategorized

NASA analyzes Tropical Storm Dorian day and night

Tropical Storm Dorian was approaching the Leeward Islands when NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite passed overhead from space and snapped a visible image of the storm.…

Updated : Aug 27, 2019 in Uncategorized

NASA finds Tropical Depression battling wind shear off the Carolina coast

Newly formed Tropical Depression 6 in the Atlantic Ocean may have just formed, but it did so under adverse atmospheric conditions. The depression is battling…

Updated : Aug 26, 2019 in Uncategorized

NASA-NOAA satellite finds heavy rainmaking ability in tropical storm Dorian

NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite passed over Tropical Storm Dorian as it triggered warnings and watches for the  islands of the Eastern Caribbean Sea. On Monday,…

Updated : Aug 26, 2019 in Uncategorized

NASA’s Terra Satellite finds some power in Tropical Depression 13W

Infrared imagery from NASA's Terra satellite revealed Tropical Depression 13W contained some powerful thunderstorms pushing high into the troposphere as it was moving west in…

Updated : Aug 26, 2019 in Uncategorized

Study finds big increase in ocean carbon dioxide absorption along West Antarctic Peninsula

Climate change is altering the ability of the Southern Ocean off the West Antarctic Peninsula to absorb carbon dioxide, according to a Rutgers-led study, and…

Updated : Aug 22, 2019 in Uncategorized

Switching on the Atlantic heat pump

"We have found a new trigger to explain the start-up of the Atlantic current system during the greenhouse-icehouse climate transition: During the warm climate, buoyant…

Updated : Aug 22, 2019 in Uncategorized

NASA finds Tropical Depression Bailu forms east of Philippines

NASA's Terra satellite passed over the Northwestern Pacific Ocean and captured an image of newly developed Tropical Depression Bailu, east of the Philippines. On Aug.…

Updated : Aug 21, 2019 in Uncategorized

Monitoring CO2 leakage sites on the ocean floor

Injecting carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) deep below the seabed could be an important strategy for mitigating climate change, according to some experts. However, scientists…

Updated : Aug 21, 2019 in Uncategorized

Researcher hones model to forecast dusty conditions months in advance

LAWRENCE -- Southwestern Kansas in the 1930s saw some of the worst dust storms ever recorded in the U.S., when apocalyptic clouds of heavy dust…

Updated : Aug 21, 2019 in Uncategorized

‘Tornado Alley’ twisters may be easier to predict in April than in May

Scientists may have uncovered how sea-surface temperature patterns influence the number, strength and distributions of April tornado formation in the south-central region of the United…

Updated : Jul 31, 2019 in Research Articles

Krypton reveals ancient water beneath the Israeli desert

Getting reliable precipitation data from the past has proven difficult, as is predicting regional changes for climate models in the present. A combination of isotope…