Environment News

Sunday, October 24, 2010 - 23:00
The aquifer, an underground layer of rock and sediment, supplies 70 percent of the water used in Kansas. The work will help determine how quickly wells may run dry in some areas and what effect diff
Sunday, October 24, 2010 - 23:00
Scientists returned this week to the Southern Hemisphere where NASA's Operation IceBridge mission is set to begin its second year of airborne surveys over Antarctica. The mission monitors the region's
Wednesday, October 20, 2010 - 23:00
Researchers measure survival, reproduction of thousands of arctic and alpine plants over six years. As Earth's climate warms, species are expected to shift their geographical ranges away from the equa
Wednesday, October 20, 2010 - 23:00
Alaska's Susitna Glacier revealed some of its long, grinding journey when the Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER) on NASA's Terra satellite passed overhead on August
Tuesday, October 19, 2010 - 23:00
Pyrocumulonimbus is the fire-breathing dragon of clouds. A cumulonimbus without the pyre part is imposing enough, a massive, anvil-shaped tower of power reaching five miles (8 km) high, hurling th
Thursday, October 14, 2010 - 23:00
Scientists identified non-condensing greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide, ozone, and chlorofluorocarbons as providing the core support for the terrestrial greenhouse