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2014-09-21 06:08:40

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The fall foliage transformations that so colorfully mark the start of the autumn season could soon start arriving later and lasting longer due to climate change, researchers from Princeton University report in the latest edition of the journal Global Ecology and Biogeography. In the study, senior author David Medvigy, an assistant professor of geosciences and associated faculty member at the Princeton Environmental Institute, and his...

2014-09-08 23:07:15

California is synonymous with having an endless summer, except to CaliforniaFallColor.com Editor John Poimiroo who declares California as having America's longest and most varied fall color season. El Dorado Hills, California (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 New England is where most Americans might say to find the best fall color in the USA, but not John Poimiroo. Ask him and he’ll say, “California.” Poimiroo edits CaliforniaFallColor.com, a blog that provides weekly (often daily)...

Photos And Lab Analysis Needed For Leaf Study
2014-01-23 15:27:34

Brown University Automated remote photography is a convenient, labor-saving research tool for tracking leaf function and doing forest research. But does photography mirror what's actually happening on the ground? A new study finds photography accurately tracks the timing of red pigments in the fall, but the timing of green in the spring and summer — not so much. Every picture tells a story, but the story digital photos tell about how forests respond to climate change could be...

2013-09-26 23:40:09

Every year, we are reminded of the hidden beauty that lies beneath the surface of nature's foliage with the coming of fall and changing color of leaves. SoLux® natural daylight lamps reveal the true colors and beauty in painting by Van Gogh, Poplars in Autumn, and others by Monet, Rembrandt, and Picasso. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 Fall is in the air and with it the annual display of brilliant foliage. According to the US forestry website, "During the growing...

Autumn In New England Losing Its Color
2012-09-26 16:21:23

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online New England is famous for its fall foliage; the vibrant reds, yellows and oranges that make the forest look like a patchwork quilt and the ground look like it is covered in confetti. And each year, thousands of visitors flock to places like the Massachusetts' Berkshires or Litchfield, Connecticut to take in the majestic beauty of the Earth changing seasons. According to the National Science Foundation's (NSF) Long-Term Ecological...

2011-09-17 07:00:00

The best fall foliage colors can be seen by spending several days in the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Shenandoah National Park, and driving around each of those days. Choosing to stay in a cabin rental in Virginia provides a great base from which to explore. Waynesboro, VA (PRWEB) September 17, 2011 âœWhen should I come to see the peak colors?â This question causes the phones at Cabin Creekwood to ring off the hook as the days get shorter and the...

2010-10-20 08:00:00

ELMWOOD PARK, N.J., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Marcal® Small Steps® has declared itself the Official Sponsor of Fall Foliage, celebrating the colorful season of trees that it is dedicated to saving 365 days of the year. Advocating to save more than two million trees this year, Marcal Small Steps, the maker of paper towels, napkins, bath and facial tissue made from 100 percent premium recycled paper, is using the fall foliage season to educate consumers...

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2009-09-10 05:33:16

Holds promise for studying how organisms cleanse themselves of dying cells Nicholas Turro of Columbia University, Bernhard Krautler of the University of Innsbruck, Austria and their colleagues have found that, as chlorophyll ages and begins to disintegrate in banana peels it does not change color in the spectrum of visible light we see. Instead, it glows blue when observed under ultraviolet light. While the light show adds a level of exoticism to the fruit in our eyes, and serves to attract a...

2009-08-13 12:40:00

Walking outdoors in the fall, the splendidly colorful leaves adorning the trees are a delight to the eye. In Europe these autumn leaves are mostly yellow, while the United States and East Asia boast lustrous red foliage. But why is it that there are such differences in autumnal hues around the world? A new theory provided by Prof. Simcha Lev-Yadun of the Department of Science Education- Biology at the University of Haifa-Oranim and Prof. Jarmo Holopainen of the University of Kuopio in Finland...


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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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