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Cleaner skies were silver lining in last August's blackout, Maryland researchers say

...Reliability Coordinating Council, said that stiffening those rules "has a direct implication for the ability to maintain power plants." The University of Maryland study is to be published in the next issue of Geophysical Research Letters.

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Evidence of huge flood on Mars

...at least 4 1/2 billion years old. The new evidence for recent floods on Mars is reported in the journal Geophysical Research Letters by Devon Burr and Alfred S. McEwen of the University of Arizona's Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, and Susan...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/02/28/tec_335960.shtml
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...the Caribbean in 1983 and 1987 - the years of major coral die-offs, Dr. Shinn and colleagues report in Geophysical Research Letters. Other experiments have shown how inoculating sea fans with African Aspergillus protects them from catching...

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...0.02 watts per square meter of ground -- a slight but noticeable warming, the team wrote in the journal Geophysical Research Letters. That accounts for about 1 percent of the global warming thought to be triggered by humans. Heart attack...

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Scientists locate possible sites for Moon colonies

...the Moon's south pole, provide nearly constant sunlight, the researchers report in the May 1 edition of Geophysical Research Letters. Having nearly constant light means the bases could use solar energy, reducing or eliminating the need for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/05/04/tec_260636.shtml
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New method could speed warnings of giant waves

...with the 10 minutes to 20 minutes now necessary, according to Shapiro's report in Thursday's edition of Geophysical Research Letters. That could be a lifesaving difference in cases where a quake generated a tsunami near a populated coastal...

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Health Capsules: Some broken toes don't need casts; other science and medical notes

...Ocean was responsible for an increase in hurricanes, according to a study by British researchers published in Geophysical Research Letters. The study suggests global warming may be the culprit for record damage done by the tropical windstorms in...

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As tides come and go, the land takes a breath

...shore were known, changes in air pressure beneath the surface were not as well recognized, Jiao reports in Geophysical Research Letters. The inhaling and exhaling isn't something likely to be noticed by frolicking beachgoers, though Jiao believes...

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Scientists urge large test of storing carbon dioxide in ocean

...Sensing Center proposes the large-scale demonstration project in a paper scheduled for the July 1 issue of Geophysical Research Letters, published by the American Geophysical Union. "The advantage with the Norwegian Sea is that one doesn't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/06/21/tec_314437.shtml
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...enriched. And that water could still be hiding in the Martian crust, she reports in the July 15 issue of Geophysical Research Letters. A second study, in a different Martian meteorite, found that Mars was once covered by oceans similar to...

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