low latitudes

Ozone hole ‘affecting climate change in Southern Hemisphere’


April 22nd, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 22 (ANI): Researchers at Columbia University's School of Engineering and Applied Science have found that the ozone hole, which is located over the South Pole, has affected the entire circulation ... Read more...

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Solar tsunami from Sun may hit Earth on Tuesday


August 3rd, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 3 (ANI): The Earth is in the path to be hit by a wave of violent space weather as early as Tuesday after a massive explosion of the sun, scientists ... Read more...

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Scientists find new clues as to why animals grow bigger in the cold


February 25th, 2010 - 4:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 25 (ANI): Scientists have across new clues that offers new insight to Bergmann's rule that animals grow larger at high, cold latitudes than their counterparts closer to the equator.The ... Read more...

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Better food makes high-latitude animals bigger


January 29th, 2010 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 29 (IANS) Animals at high latitudes grow better than their counterparts closer to the equator because higher-latitude vegetation is more nutritious, says a new study. The report presents a novel ... Read more...

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Highest mountains lie near the equator as warmer climates enhance their growth


August 13th, 2009 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 13 (ANI): A team of scientists has used satellite images to determine that the highest mountains are located near the equator because warmer climates enhance mountain growth.Three things control how ... Read more...

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Giant Martian egg cups could be used to trace the Red Planet’s climate


July 14th, 2009 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 14 (ANI): A new study has suggested that craters embedded on pedestals that tower above the Martian landscape like giant egg cups could be used to trace the planet's climate.'Pedestal' ... Read more...

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Most successful and longest mission in spaceflight history to end


June 27th, 2009 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 27 (ANI): The joint ESA/NASA solar orbiter Ulysses is slated to shut down operations on June 30, which would mark the end of one of the most successful and longest ... Read more...

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Arctic methane may trigger abrupt climate change


May 29th, 2008 - 1:04 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 29 (IANS) An abrupt release of methane from ice sheets 635 million years ago triggered a spell of global warming, says a study that contends something similar is just waiting ... Read more...

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Methane release could replicate 635 million year old climatic catastrophe


May 29th, 2008 - 12:26 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 29 (ANI): An ancient release of methane some 635 million years ago, which caused global warming and an ending of the last snowball ice age, might happen again in ... Read more...

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