carbon absorption

Bacterial chats limit carbon absorption by sea


October 13th, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 13 (IANS) Bacterial chats could significantly impact our climate by limiting the quantity of carbon dioxide absorbed by the seas from the air.Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) scientists ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Huge parts of world drying up due to land ‘evapotranspiration’: Study


October 11th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 11 (ANI): A group of researchers examining 'evapotranspiration' on a global basis have concluded that the soils in large areas of the Southern Hemisphere, including major portions of Australia, Africa ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Antarctica glacier retreat creates new CO2 store


November 10th, 2009 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 10 (ANI): Reports indicate that the recent and rapid melting of ice shelves and glaciers around the Antarctic Peninsula have led to the creation of a new carbon dioxide (CO2) ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Glacier retreat in Antarctic opens up new carbon sink


November 10th, 2009 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 10 (IANS) Large blooms of tiny marine plants called phytoplankton are flourishing in areas exposed by the recent and rapid melting of ice shelves and glaciers around the Antarctic Peninsula. ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Ozone hole responsible for saturation in Southern Ocean’s CO2 absorption


June 27th, 2009 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 27 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have found that the ozone hole is responsible for the drop in carbon dioxide (CO2) absorption in the Southern Ocean, which is considered ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Amazon carbon sink threatened by drought


March 6th, 2009 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 6 (ANI): A new research, conducted throughout the world''s largest tropical forest, has indicated that the Amazon carbon sink is threatened by drought. The 30-year study, provides the first solid ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Mysterious flash of light may represent new class of stellar phenomena


January 7th, 2009 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 7 (ANI): Scientists have said that a mysterious flash of light, detected by NASAs Hubble Space Telescope in 2006, might represent an entirely new class of stellar phenomena that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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