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TINGLEV, Denmark, January 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eyeing vast new efficiencies in global fresh produce and fresh-cut flower transport, Maersk Container Industry (MCI)
Chinese air pollution blowing across the Pacific Ocean is often caused by the manufacturing of goods for export to the U.S. and Europe.
NASA has deployed their pilot-less Global Hawk research aircraft in the western Pacific in order to monitor changes to the upper atmosphere and discover how changes there are impacting the planet’s climate.
Researchers Dr. Chris Moore and Dr. Daniel Obrist, from Nevada's Desert Research Institute, have recently discovered an increased level of mercury in Arctic sea ice. The study, published in the journal Nature, also found that the mercury is contaminating sea water below.
Researchers analyzing the atmosphere above the Alaskan city of Barrow have found unexpectedly high levels of molecular chlorine in the air, according to research appearing in Sunday’s edition of the journal Nature Geoscience.
In reviewing work performed during 2013, University at Buffalo officials have projected five research projects conducted at the school last year that could have a significant impact on consumers in the future.
Ted Atwood, President at Polar Technology, summarizes and responds to EPA's proposed rule. Brentwood, TN (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 Polar Technology
NASA scientists have found that the hole in the ozone layer isn’t close to completely closing despite an international agreement to limit the emissions of ozone-depleting chlorofluorocarbons (CFC) more than 20 years ago.
Atlantis launched from Kennedy Space Center on November 3, 1994 at 11:59 AM EST and landed at Edwards AFB on November 14 at 7:33 AM PST. The shuttle orbited 174 times at an altitude of 164 nautical miles at an inclination of 57 degrees and travelled 4.5 million miles. The mission lasted 10 days, 22 hours, 34 minutes, and 2 seconds. This mission further advanced efforts to collect data about sun's energy output, chemical makeup of the Earth's middle atmosphere, and how these factors affect...
Earth's Atmosphere -- Earth's atmosphere consists of nitrogen (78.1%) and oxygen (20.9%), with small amounts of argon (0.9%), carbon dioxide (variable, but around 0.035%), water vapor, and other gases. The atmosphere protects life on Earth by absorbing ultraviolet solar radiation and reducing temperature extremes between day and night. 75% of the atmosphere exists within 11km of the planetary surface. Temperature and the Atmospheric Layers The temperature of the Earth's atmosphere...
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