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Climate change in drylands
Approximately 40 percent of the earth's surface is covered by drylands in which average annual precipitation is lower than evaporation.  View News Article (2014-11-19)

UD study connects penguin chick weights to local weather conditions
Adélie penguins are an indigenous species of the West Antarctic Peninsula (WAP), one of the most rapidly warming areas on Earth. Since 1950, the average annual temperature in the Antarctic Peninsula has increased 2 degrees Celsius on average, and 6 degrees Celsius during winter.  View News Article (2014-10-28)

Cause of California drought linked to climate change
The atmospheric conditions associated with the unprecedented drought in California are very likely linked to human-caused climate change, researchers report. View News Article (2014-09-30)

Climate change appears a mixed bag for a common frog
Scientists have found amphibians worldwide are breeding earlier due to climate change, but how that affects species is just now being answered. View News Article (2014-09-29)

Snail shells show high-rise plateau is much lower than it used to be
The Tibetan Plateau in south-central Asia, because of its size, elevation and impact on climate, is one of the world's greatest geological oddities. View News Article (2014-09-23)

Mind the Climate Gap
Here's your northern Vermont forecast for the rest of this century: annual precipitation will increase by between a third and half an inch per decade, while average temperatures will rise some five degrees Fahrenheit by midcentury. View News Article (2014-09-15)

Carnegie Mellon's smart headlights spare the eyes of oncoming drivers
A smart headlight developed at Carnegie Mellon University's Robotics Institute enables drivers to take full advantage of their high beams without fear of blinding oncoming drivers or suffering from the glare that can occur when driving in snow or rain at night.  View News Article (2014-09-10)

Past temperature in Greenland adjusted
One of the common perceptions about the climate is that the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, solar radiation and temperature follow each other - the more solar radiation and the more carbon dioxide, the hotter the temperature. View News Article (2014-09-05)

Climate Change Will Threaten Fish by Drying Out Southwest U.S. Streams, Study Predicts
Fish species native to a major Arizona watershed may lose access to important segments of their habitat by 2050 as surface water flow is reduced by the effects of climate warming, new research suggests. View News Article (2014-08-19)

Loss of Eastern Hemlock Affects Peak Flows after Extreme Storm Events
The loss of eastern hemlock could affect water yield and storm flow from forest watersheds in the southern Appalachians, according to a new study by U.S. Forest Service scientists at the Coweeta Hydrologic Laboratory (Coweeta) located in Otto, North Carolina. View News Article (2014-08-13)

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