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New from Snet: Lithologs
, a new tool to create lithological/sedimentological logs online..
Wednesday, 09 January 2019
By Rania Eldam Pommer, PhD Candidate- Colorado School of Mines The following post is based on a research project funded by a 2017 GSA Graduate Student Research Grant. Rania’s research proposal was titled “Lithologic controls on critical zone processes in a variably metamorphosed shale-hosted watershed,” and she presented her results at the 2017 AGU Fall Meeting in
Cattle burps are the number two source of methane in the U.S., but it’s tricky to measure exactly how much methane one cow produces in a day. That’s why researchers at the USDA-ARS Conservation and Production Research Laboratory in Bushland, Texas set out to use a number of different methane assessment methods — including a “breathalyzer for cows” — to determine the methane emissions of free-range cattle on Oklahoma grasslands.
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Filled with rare species and beautiful climes, Hawai‘i’s He‘eia NERR is a researcher’s paradise.
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At Durham University, scientists are exploring the opportunity to use the water within flooded abandoned mines to provide a source of geothermal heat for the future. This could also deliver economic [...]