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River deep, mountain high -- new study reveals clues to lifecycle of worlds iconic mountains
Scientists have discovered the reasons behind the lifespan of some of the world's iconic mountain ranges. (2013-06-27)
Tiny microbes make a surprisingly big contribution to carbon release
As erosion eats away at Earth's surface, some types of rocks release carbon they contain back into the atmosphere -- and now a new study suggests that microbes play a substantial role in this release. (2018-04-12)
Agricultural soil erosion not contributing to global warming, study shows
Agricultural soil erosion is not a source of carbon dioxide to the atmosphere, according to research published online today in Science. (2007-10-25)
Vegetation can help prevent soil erosion due to wind
Dust from soil erosion due to wind can affect human health, traffic, and, on a larger scale, climate. (2015-01-20)
Agricultural soil erosion is not adding to global warming
Agricultural soil erosion is not a source of carbon dioxide to the atmosphere, according to research published online today (Oct. (2007-10-25)
After the forest fire: Evergreen needles prevent soil erosion
Once a raging forest fire is quelled, the next worry is erosion of the landscape. (2003-11-18)
The law of the landscape for glaciers?
Fast glaciers are much more effective at gouging landscapes than slow-moving ones, a new study finds. (2015-10-08)
Soil erosion threatens environment and human health
Soil is being swept and washed away 10 to 40 times faster than it is being replenished around the world, destroying cropland the size of Indiana every year, reports a study by David Pimentel of Cornell University. (2006-03-22)
River shaping from floods happens in moderation
An assessment of rivers in the US suggests that although there is a relationship between increased flood size and erosion, the effect is most pronounced for moderate floods. (2016-05-05)
Graffiti for science
In a new feasibility study, a Swiss-German team of scientists with the participation of Jens Turowski, Helmholtz Centre Potsdam -- GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences, shows how erosive processes can be visualized by simple painting on rocks in a mountain gorge in the Swiss Alps. (2016-12-16)
Dental erosion
Frequently consuming foods with a low pH value, such as soft drinks, fruit juices, pickles, fresh fruit and yogurt can lead to irreversible dental erosion, according to a report in the January/February issue of General Dentistry, the Academy of General Dentistry's (AGD) clinical, peer-reviewed journal. (2005-03-21)
Geologists find a new active fault in Nepal
A Dartmouth researcher is part of a team that has discovered a new active (2005-04-20)
Climate change speeds up gully erosion
The erosion of large natural channels by flowing water -- gully erosion -- can wreak havoc on fields, roads, and buildings. (2016-02-25)
August 2011 GSA Today science: Understanding Earth's eroding surface with 10Be
In a groundbreaking compilation of 1528 calculations of surface erosion rates from 80 study areas from all over the world, authors provide a valuable look at how rates of erosion vary in differing climates and tectonic settings in the recent geological past. (2011-08-02)
Soil area the size of Berlin lost each year due to water erosion in the EU
A recent assessment carried out by the JRC estimates that water erodes 970 million tonnes of soil every year in the EU. (2015-09-02)
People cause more soil erosion than all natural processes
Human activity causes 10 times more erosion of continental surfaces than all natural processes combined, an analysis by a University of Michigan geologist shows. (2004-11-03)
Root beer may be 'safest' soft drink for teeth
Exposing teeth to soft drinks, even for a short period of time, causes dental erosion -- and prolonged exposure can lead to significant enamel loss. (2007-03-20)
Gorges are eradicated by downstream sweep erosion
A fast new mechanism drives the process of fluvial erosion. (2014-08-17)
Solutions to abrasion and erosion in wind generator vanes
Wind generator vanes can suffer degradation by erosion, particularly at their outer edge, produced by particles (dust, sand, etc.) which are present suspended in the air. (2005-09-12)
The price paid for higher energy is highly dangerous to teeth
Previous scientific research findings have helped to warn consumers that the pH (potential of hydrogen) levels in beverages such as soda could lead to tooth erosion, the breakdown of tooth structure caused by the effect of acid on the teeth that leads to decay. (2008-03-12)
Global erosivity map shows differences between climatic regions
The first ever global erosivity map gives new insights into the geography of the rain's impact on soil erosion. (2017-07-05)
Multiple sites rich in water ice found on Mars
Erosion on Mars is exposing deposits of water ice, starting at depths as shallow as one to two meters below the surface and extending 100 meters or more. (2018-01-11)
Huge time-lag between erosion and mountain building
An unprecedented record of erosion rates dating back millions of years shows a significant time-lag between tectonic uplift and maximum erosion rates in the Argentine Precordillera mountains. (2016-07-19)
Helping Chinese farmers tackle erosion, increase profits
On the steep farming slopes of China, Bozhi Wu and his research associates are finding ways to improve economic and environmental stability. (2017-09-13)
Scorpions inspire scientists in making tougher surfaces for machinery
Taking inspiration from the yellow fattail scorpion, which uses a bionic shield to protect itself against scratches from desert sandstorms, scientists have developed a new way to protect the moving parts of machinery from wear and tear. (2012-01-25)
Pasture management and riparian buffers reduce erosion
A 12-year study was completed in Arkansas watersheds. (2017-05-08)
Erosion has a point -- and an edge, NYU researchers find
Erosion caused by flowing water does not only smooth out objects, but can also form distinct shapes with sharp points and edges, a team of New York University researchers has found. (2012-11-12)
Carbon buried in the soil rises again
A team of researchers estimated that roughly half of the carbon buried in soil by erosion will be re-released into the atmosphere within about 500 years, and possibly faster due to climate change. (2012-11-05)
How to manage erosion caused by everyday beverages
In a recent study that appeared in the May/June 2009 issue of General Dentistry, the AGD's clinical, peer-reviewed journal, lead author, Mohamed A. (2009-07-17)
Global climate hot topic for AAAS conference in Anchorage, AK
When it comes to global climate change, effects of the phenomenon are seen in Arctic regions first. (2004-09-29)
Humans causing erosion comparable to world's largest rivers and glaciers
A new study finds that large-scale farming projects can erode the Earth's surface at rates comparable to those of the world's largest rivers and glaciers. (2009-09-02)
Geotimes: The impending coastal crisis
Coastlines are the most dynamic feature on the planet. In the March issue, Geotimes magazine looks into the risks of increased development along our coastlines and what that means for erosion, flooding and future development. (2008-03-12)
How much soil goes down the drain -- New data on soil lost due to water
According to a new study, almost 36 billion tons of soil is lost every year due to water, and deforestation and other changes in land use make the problem worse. (2017-12-15)
What does global climate have to do with erosion rates?
Geoscientists have been intrigued by a potential link between erosion rates at the Earth's surface and changes in global climate. (2018-07-05)
Chemical weathering controls erosion rates in rivers
Chemical weathering can control how susceptible bedrock in river beds is to erosion, according to new research. (2016-04-13)
Study shows no-till's benefits for Pacific Northwest wheat growers
Wheat farmers in eastern Oregon and Washington who use no-till production systems can substantially stem soil erosion and enhance efforts to protect water quality, according to research by US Department of Agriculture scientists. (2011-03-08)
How to look at dinosaur tracks
A new study appearing in the May issue of the Journal of Geology provides fascinating insight into the factors geologists must account for when examining dinosaur tracks. (2007-04-30)
Gulf coast's shifting sands draw attention in erosion control study
Erosion claims as much as 10 feet of Galveston Island shoreline a year. (2001-05-23)
Could switchgrass help China's air quality?
Researchers from the United States and China have proposed an idea that could improve China's air quality, but they're not atmospheric scientists. (2017-09-05)
New research predicts a doubling of coastal erosion by mid-century in Hawai'i
Chronic erosion dominates the sandy beaches of Hawai'i, causing beach loss as it damages homes, infrastructure, and critical habitat. (2015-03-23)
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