Successful sustainability initiatives need to be grounded in long-standing relationships among scientists, local communities and decision-makers, UW’s Lisa Graumlich told a session on sustainability science at AAAS.
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One of the most persistent biases in global climate models is due to poor simulation of cloud cover thousands of miles to the south.
Any day now, the world’s largest dam-removal project will release a century’s worth of sediment . For geologists, it’s a unique opportunity to study natural and engineered river systems.
Do changes in the amount of fish caught necessarily reflect the number of fish in the sea? “No,” say UW researchers in a “Counterpoint” commentary in Nature.
UW Botanic Gardens is digitizing 55 years of handwritten plant records and creating an interactive GIS map for the Washington Park Arboretum.
The fibrous threads helping mussels stay anchored are more prone to snap when ocean temperatures climb higher than normal.
A new international assessment found that soot, or black carbon, is a major contributor to global warming — second only to carbon dioxide.
Salmon runs are notoriously variable: strong one year, and weak the next. New research shows that the same may be true from one century to the next.
Fisheries managers should sharpen their ability to spot environmental conditions that hamper or help fish stocks, and not assume that abundance translates to sustainable harvest.
The American Geophysical Union has presented its top prize for engaging the public in science to UW’s John Delaney.