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2010-05-06 09:57:58

Among the worrisome environmental effects of global warming is the thawing of Arctic permafrost---soil that normally remains at or below the freezing point for at least a two-year period and often much longer.

2010-04-12 09:07:00

- includes 0.70 oz/ton gold over 18.0 feet at depth, 2.56oz/ton gold over 4.9 feet - - seven drill rigs turning - TSX:RMX / NYSE AMEX:RBY VANCOUVER, April 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Rubicon Minerals Corporation (RMX:TSX: / RBY:NYSE-AMEX) is pleased to provide an update of the latest diamond drilling results from its 100%-owned Phoenix Gold Project, located in the heart of the prolific Red Lake Gold District of Ontario.

2010-03-09 07:57:00

-drill intercepts include 0.27 oz/ton over 41.5 feet including 3.73 oz/ton over 1.6 feet 300 metres below recent 122-40 intercept - -Level Plan interpretation shows large scale system with geological continuity- TSX:RMX / NYSE Amex:RBY VANCOUVER, March 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Rubicon Minerals Corporation (RMX.TSX: RBY.NYSE-AMEX) is pleased to provide an update of the latest diamond drilling results from its 100%-owned Phoenix Gold Project, located in the heart of the prolific Red Lake...

2010-02-03 08:12:00

-includes 1.89 oz/ton gold over 11.6 feet, 0.6 oz/ton over 46.9 feet plus new intercepts at a vertical depth 1328 metres in the F2 main core area- TSX:RMX / NYSE Amex:RBY VANCOUVER, Feb.

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2009-12-19 09:10:00

NASA's Cassini Spacecraft has captured the first flash of sunlight reflected off a lake on Saturn's moon Titan, confirming the presence of liquid on the part of the moon dotted with many large, lake-shaped basins.

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2009-11-29 12:10:00

Researchers at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) suggest that the eccentricity of Saturn's orbit around the sun may be responsible for the unusually uneven distribution of methane and ethane lakes over the northern and southern polar regions of the planet's largest moon, Titan.

2009-11-19 07:49:00

-Intercepts include multiple high-grade gold values plus broad intervals of economic significance- TSX:RMX / NYSE Amex:RBY TORONTO, Nov.

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2009-11-16 15:17:36

A dangerous level of carbon dioxide and methane gas haunts Lake Kivu, the freshwater lake system bordering Rwanda and the Republic of Congo.

2009-11-16 07:32:00

- 120,000 metres (394,000 feet) of planned drilling on expansion of 9X program and delineation drill programs - - Program to commence in 2010 - TSX:RMX / NYSE Amex:RBY TORONTO, Nov.

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2009-11-15 13:05:00

Rising water temperatures are kicking up more powerful winds on Lake Superior, with consequences for currents, biological cycles, pollution and more on the world's largest lake and its smaller brethren.


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The Great Lakes And Their Impact On The Weather
2012-07-23 08:58:48

The Great lakes have a huge impact in the weather for the cities that are near the lakes. In the fall and early winter months the lakes can create intense snowfall events known as “Lake Effect Snow”. The reason that this occurs has to do with the water temps of the lakes and also the temps of the air that is moving across them. When an Alberta Clipper system forms in Canada and moves Southeastward towards the US, it brings that cold air and strong Northwest winds over the warmer waters....

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2009-07-21 15:56:27

The snowbelt is a North American region that lies downwind of the Great lakes, where heavy snowfall is common on mostly the eastern and southern shores of the Great Lakes. Lake-effect snow is caused by cold air picking up moisture while crossing the lake and then releasing it as snow when the air cools over land. Throughout much of the winter, lakes produce lake-effect snow and continuously cloudy skies. This phenomenon continues as long as the air temperature is colder than the water...

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2007-03-16 18:32:33

The Cui-ui, Chasmistes cujus, is a large sucker fish endemic to Pyramid Lake in northwestern Nevada. It feeds primarily on zooplankton and possibly on nanoplankton (such as algae and diatoms). The maximum size of male cui-ui is approximately 21 in (53 cm) and 3.5 lb (1.6 kg) while females reach approximately 25 in (64 cm) and 6 lb (2.7 kg). The life span of Cui-ui is typically about forty years, but the fish do not reach sexual maturity until at least age eight. The Cui-ui is not only a...

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