Study quantifies impact of oil and gas emissions on Denver's ozone problem
A new study in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres confirms that chemical vapors from oil and gas activities are a significant contributor to the Denver region's chronic ozone problem.
Earlier snowmelt carries drastic consequences for forests
Earlier snowmelt periods associated with a warming climate may hinder subalpine forest regulation of atmospheric carbon dioxide, according to the results of a new study in Geophysical Research Letters.
Rocks in Chile help scientists hunt for life on Mars
Investigating oxalate minerals in the Atacama Desert provides a terrestrial analogue to test techniques that could be used to study the carbon cycle in the cold deserts of Mars, according to a new study in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences.
Cold temperatures set off slow-moving landslides
Falling ground temperatures in the cold season are found to trigger shallow, slow-moving landslides on slopes with clayey soil, according to new research in Geophysical Research Letters.
What happens to methane that leaks from abandoned wells?
Three-dimensional simulations reported in a new study in Water Resources Research suggest some aquifers may be more vulnerable to contamination from leaky oil wells than others.
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