Cyclone did not cause 2012 record low for Arctic sea ice

Cyclone did not cause 2012 record low for Arctic sea ice

By Hannah Hickey
via UW News and Information

It came out of Siberia, swirling winds over an area that covered almost the entire Arctic basin in the normally calm late summer.
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Greenland ice core shows Antarctica vulnerable to warming

Greenland ice core shows Antarctica vulnerable to warming

By Vince Stricherz
via UW News and Information

An international study indicates the last interglacial period more than 100,000 years ago could be a good indicator of where the planet is heading in the face of increasing greenhouse gases and warming temperatures globally.
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Researchers gathered sediment cores from lakes in 16 major watersheds in southwestern Alaska.
Source: Lauren Rodgers

Salmon runs boom, go bust over centuries

By Sandra Hines
via UW News and Information

Salmon runs are notoriously variable: strong one year, and weak the next. New research shows that the same may be true from one century to the next.
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Freshwater Initiative Launches with 4 Openings for new Professorships

Freshwater Initiative Launches with 4 Openings for new Professorships

Fresh water is essential for life. The conservation and management of fresh waters and their biota are critical to the interests of all humans, nations, and governments. 

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