Serious Sediment - Partners Video Magazine

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Rutgers' Donna Fennell is reclaiming chlorine-contaminated sediments in New Jersey 's urban Meadowlands through smart environmental engineering and microbiological enrichment. Serious Sediment is a segment from CSREES' Partners Video Magazine's 19th episode, The Soil Explorers. To view the entire episode, go to http://www.csrees.usda.gov/newsroom/partners/soil_explorers.html .

Harmonic Cloud Patterns on Jupiter

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Regularly spaced clouds appear in Jupiter's belts, sometimes white spots and sometimes swirling waves. A polar projection of Jupiter, made by NASA from the 2000 flyby, allows accurate testing of the hypothesis that these waves form as predicted by the Harmonics Theory. It is found that expected strong harmonics 12, 24 and 72 are present.

MSI-CIEC: Linked Environments for Atmospheric Discovery (LEAD)

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Jay Alameda discusses "Linked Environments for Atmospheric Discovery (LEAD)" at the Minority-Serving Institutions Cyberinfrastructure Institute (MSICI2) Planning and Learning Meeting held at SDSC January 30-31 2006

The Keeling Curve Turns 50

The inception of the "Keeling Curve," a history of atmospheric carbon dioxide levels, marked a key moment in American science history. The record began in March, 1958 at a small observatory on the top of Hawaii's Mauna Loa.

Emperors of the Extreme

Emperor penguins can flourish in locales where few other animals roam. But scientists now wonder if they can adapt to a new threat: climate change.

A NEW WORLD VIEW

A network devoted to recording the state of the oceans is nearing its full complement. Will it remain intact as its decades-long mission begins?