Tag Archives: University of Utah

Enormous Aquifer Discovered Under Greenland Ice Sheet

From NASA, I had to laugh at this statement: The water in the aquifer has the potential to raise global sea level by 0.016 inches (0.4 mm). That’s assuming it can get out sometime in the distant future. Greenland’s topography … Continue reading

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Evidence that stratospheric circulation changes drive ocean changes, and thus climate changes

From the University of Utah and the “science is not settled” department comes this interesting bit of research. Stratosphere targets deep sea to shape climate North Atlantic ‘Achilles heel’ lets upper atmosphere affect the abyss SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 23, … Continue reading

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CO2 police can now be equipped to rat out cities

From the University of Utah, a way to keep tabs on Kyoto, except there isn’t any new treaties expected to be signed. Measuring CO2 to fight global warming University of Utah and Harvard scientists develop way to enforce future greenhouse … Continue reading

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Yellowstone’s supervolcano – worse than we thought

From http://www.unews.utah.edu via Eurekalert Electric Yellowstone Conductivity image hints volcano plume is bigger than thought SALT LAKE CITY, April 11, 2011 – University of Utah geophysicists made the first large-scale picture of the electrical conductivity of the gigantic underground plume … Continue reading

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Poo Gloo Gaia Pans

Sorry for the title, I couldn’t resist. This article is calling to Mike Rowe, of “Dirty Jobs” fame, who makes “poo” his specialty. While this brown, er green, story isn’t our normal fare on WUWT, but I found it interesting. … Continue reading

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