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- 4 Questions for Professor Mark Williams and the new guide for well owners who live in areas of oil and gas development April 16th, 2014 @ 11:49amProfessor Mark Williams is the co-founder of the Colorado Water and Energy Research Center (CWERC) and co-author of the new Monitoring Water Quality In Areas of Oil and Natural Ga..
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- Seasonal Arctic summer ice extent still hard to forecast, NSIDC study says March 31st, 2014 @ 10:35amThe following is an excerpt from the National Snow & Ice Data Center. Read the entire press release at http://nsidc.org/news/press/2014_seasonalseaice_PR.html. Will next year’s summer Arctic ice extent be high or low? Can ship captains plan on navigating the famed Northwest Passage—a direct shipping route from Europe to Asia across the Arctic Ocean—to save on time..
- Methane leaks from palm oil wastewater are climate concern, CU-Boulder study says March 3rd, 2014 @ 11:07amIn recent years, palm oil production has come under fire from environmentalists concerned about the deforestation of land in the tropics to make way for new palm plantations. Now there is a new reason to be concerned about palm oil’s environmental impact, according to researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder. An analysis published Feb...
- Keeping up with CU-Boulder Researchers in Antarctica January 29th, 2014 @ 10:49amThe University of Colorado Boulder has multiple research projects going on in Antarctica every year. Here’s a look at what teams from the Cooperative Institute for Environmental Sciences and the Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research are up to this season. The McMurdo Dry Valleys–the largest relatively ice-free zone on the Antarctic continent–has been studied..