Monthly Archives: May 2014

Call for Public Comment: ABoVE Concise Experiment Plan

Call for Public Comment: ABoVE Concise Experiment Plan NASA Arctic-Boreal Vulnerability Experiment, National Aeronautics and Space Administration Submission deadline: Wednesday, 28 May 2014 For further information or to submit comments, please go to: http://above.nasa.gov/acep.html ——————– The Arctic-Boreal Vulnerability Experiment (ABoVE) Science Definition Team (SDT) has completed the ABoVE Concise Experiment Plan. To review the draft […]

Accurate forecasts of Arctic Summer sea ice one step closer

Scientists can now forecast how much sea ice will cover the Arctic at the end of the summer by measuring the area covered by ponds of water on the ice in spring. The findings have been published in  Nature Climate Change. For more on this story, please go to Planet Earth Online.

Prehistoric North Sea ‘Atlantis’ hit by 5m tsunami

A prehistoric “Atlantis” in the North Sea may have been abandoned after being hit by a 5m tsunami 8,200 years ago. The wave was generated by a catastrophic subsea landslide off the coast of Norway. Analysis suggests the tsunami over-ran Doggerland, a low-lying landmass that has since vanished beneath the waves. Dr Hill and his […]