Science Nation - Marshes and Sea Level Rise

submitted by: nsf
With support from the National Science Foundation, Villanova University marine scientist Nathaniel Weston studies how both land use and climate change can impact habitat in tidal marshes, including how rising sea levels may affect microbes and other plants and animals. Rising sea levels can actually cause marshes to grow in very different ways. His experiments are already simulating different amounts of sea level rise in several tidal creeks in the Delaware River estuary. He studies how...

Case study: North Temperate Lakes, WI

submitted by: kkwaiser

Overview of aquatic sensor deployments and related research ongoing at the North Temperate Lakes Long-Term Ecological Research site by Jordan Read. This talk and others were part of the Advanced Aquatic Sensors (AAS) Workshop funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and held at the University of Michigan Biological Station from September 12-13th, 2011.

Biology of Algae

submitted by: scivee-team

An overview of the biology of algae and microorganisms.

Amazing Earth 2

submitted by: scivee-team

A documentary about volcanic eruptions, their causes and effects on Earth and the geological implications of those events in history and in the future - Part 2.