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The Greenland ice sheet contains nutrients from precipitation
New research shows that the ice sheet on Greenland contains the nutrient phosphorus, which was carried by the atmosphere across the country, where it fell with precipitation.  View News Article (2015-11-05)

UM researchers document global connections between El Nino events and drought
A team of researchers recently discovered that global climate change is causing general increases in both plant growth and potential drought risk.  View News Article (2015-11-04)

California 2100: More frequent and more severe droughts and floods likely
In the future, the Pacific Ocean's temperature cycles could disrupt more than just December fishing. A study published in Nature Communications suggests that the weather patterns known as El Nino and La Nina could lead to at least a doubling of extreme droughts and floods in California later this century. View News Article (2015-10-22)

Baylor researchers project long-term effects of climate change, deforestation on Himalayan mountain basins
As part of an multi-disciplinary study, a team of Baylor researchers found that climatic changes, an increase in agricultural land use and population growth in the Himalaya Mountain basins could have negative impacts on water availability, further stressing a region plagued by natural disasters and food insecurity. View News Article (2015-10-20)

Researchers reveal when global warming first appeared
The indications of climate change are all around us today but now researchers have revealed for the first time when and where the first clear signs of global warming appeared in the temperature record and where those signals are likely to be clearly seen in extreme rainfall events in the near future. View News Article (2015-09-22)

A new analysis and approach to watershed management
The first continent-wide, multi-factor analysis of climate and land cover effects on watersheds in the United States, published today, provides a broad new assessment of runoff, flooding and storm water management options for use by such professionals as land use and town planners and water quality managers.  View News Article (2015-09-21)

Sierra Nevada snowpack lowest in five centuries
Snowpack in California's Sierra Nevada in 2015 was at the lowest level in the past 500 years, according to a new report led by University of Arizona researchers.  View News Article (2015-09-15)

Substantial glacier ice loss in Central Asia's largest mountain range
Glaciers in Central Asia experience substantial losses in glacier mass and area. Along the Tien Shan, Central Asia's largest mountain range, glaciers have lost 27% of their mass and 18% of their area during the last 50 years. View News Article (2015-08-18)

USF researchers find reasons behind increases in urban flooding
Scientists at the University of South Florida's College of Marine Science investigating the increasing risk of 'compound flooding' for major U.S. cities have found that flooding risk is greatest for cities along the Atlantic and Gulf coasts when strong storm surge and high rainfall amounts occur together. View News Article (2015-07-28)

Extreme heat and precipitation are increasing Salmonella infections, UMD study shows
Extreme heat and precipitation events, which are expected to increase in frequency and intensity due to climate change, are associated with increased risk of Salmonella infections, according to a study led by researchers from the University of Maryland School of Public Health. View News Article (2015-07-02)

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