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2011-06-01 19:25:00

SOMERDALE, N.J., June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is predicting another active hurricane season in its just-released annual forecast.

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2011-03-11 07:31:54

In a study published in the journal Science this week, the team of researchers discovered a new mechanism by which the crude oil traveled from the sea surface to the atmosphere.

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2008-04-23 00:50:00

Although carbon dioxide and greenhouse gases are known to be the root cause of global warming, scientists have set out in government research planes to determine if airborne particles known as aerosols are also causing the rise in Arctic temperatures.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.