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April 10 - 17, 2014
34th Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation
New Orleans, Louisiana

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Public Release: 1-Apr-2014
NASA caught Tropical Cyclone Hellen's rainfall near peak
When Tropical Cyclone Hellen was near the 'peak of her career' NASA's TRMM satellite picked up on her popularity in terms of tropical rainfall. Hellen was a very heavy rainmaker in her heyday with heavy rain rates.

Contact: Rob Gutro
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

Public Release: 1-Apr-2014
Proceedings of the Royal Society B
Not so dirty: Methane fuels life in pristine chalk rivers
Scientists from Queen Mary University of London have found that naturally high concentrations of the greenhouse gas methane contributes to energy production in chalk rivers, in a new study published today in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B.

Contact: Neha Okhandiar
Queen Mary, University of London

Public Release: 1-Apr-2014
Environmental Research Letters
Warm North Atlantic Ocean promotes extreme winters in US and Europe
The extreme cold weather observed across Europe and the east coast of the US in recent winters could be partly down to natural, long-term variations in sea surface temperatures, according to a new study published today.

Contact: Michael Bishop
Institute of Physics

Public Release: 31-Mar-2014
Wallace scholarship for women geoscientists awardees announced
The American Geosciences Institute congratulates the latest recipients of the Wallace Scholarship for women in geoscience at Pennsylvania State University and the University of Florida.
American Geosciences Institute

Contact: Maureen Moses
American Geosciences Institute

Public Release: 31-Mar-2014
Tropical Cyclone Hellen makes landfall in Madagascar
Tropical Cyclone Hellen made landfall in west central Madagascar as NASA's Aqua satellite passed overhead capturing temperature data on its towering thunderstorms.

Contact: Rob Gutro
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

Public Release: 31-Mar-2014
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
Oxygen depletion in the Baltic Sea is 10 times worse than a century ago
The Baltic Sea is suffering from a lack of oxygen. Poor oxygen conditions on the seabed are killing animals and plants, and experts are now sounding the alarm -- releasing fewer nutrients into the Baltic Sea is absolutely necessary.

Contact: Jacob Carstensen
Aarhus University

Public Release: 31-Mar-2014
Emergency management in Arctic: Experts offer 7 key recommendations
Inadequate risk assessment, planning and training are among the gaps in many parts of Canada's Arctic, compounding the challenges of brutal weather, vast distances, difficult transportation and spotty communications and exposing the region's residents to ever-increasing risks of disasters and emergencies, a new report says. Experts identify seven key recommendations and priorities synthesized from a series of regional hearings and a national roundtable hosted by the Munk-Gordon Arctic Security Program.

Contact: Terry Collins
Munk-Gordon Arctic Security Program

Public Release: 30-Mar-2014
Nature Communications
The Atlantic Ocean dances with the sun and volcanoes
Natural fluctuations in the ocean temperature in the North Atlantic have a significant impact on the climate in the northern hemisphere. These fluctuations are the result of a complex dance between the forces of nature, but researchers at Aarhus University can now show that solar activity and the impact of volcanic eruptions have led this dance during the last two centuries.

Contact: Mads Faurschou Knudsen, Aarhus University, Denmark
Aarhus University

Public Release: 28-Mar-2014
Marine Environmental Research
More male fish 'feminized' by pollution on the Basque coast
Members of the Cell Biology in Environmental Toxicology group have discovered evidence of 'feminization' of male fish in the estuaries of Gernika, Arriluze, Santurtzi, Plentzia, Ondarroa, Deba and Pasaia. The first cases -- 2007-2008 -- were detected in Urdaibai, and the most recent data confirm that they are also taking place in other estuaries. Pollutants acting as estrogens are responsible for this phenomenon which, among other changes, is causing ovocytes to appear in male fish.

Contact: Oihane Lakar Iraizoz
Elhuyar Fundazioa

Public Release: 28-Mar-2014
Nature Geoscience
Great earthquakes, water under pressure, high risk
Water trapped in the boundary between both plates has a dominant influence on the earthquake rupture process.

Contact: F.Ossing
GFZ GeoForschungsZentrum Potsdam, Helmholtz Centre

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