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    Researchers Track Glacial Meltwater On Its Surprising Journey

    Researchers stationed in Greenland tracked the fate of glacial meltwater as it wormed its way around the island nation to determine effects on productivity.

  • Smoke rises outside Fort McMurray. (Courtesy of Phys.org)
    Warmer Arctic Likely Contributing To Canada Wildfires

    Scientists from Rutgers University believe there is a link between warmer conditions in the Arctic and the wildfires seen in Canada this year, according to Phys.org. The fires have raged in parts of the province of Alberta,...

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    Ocean Observatories Initiative Data Center Launches

    A data center for the pioneering Ocean Observatories Initiative, which collects and shares data from more than 800 sophisticated instruments and a transmission network across the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, is now operating at Rutgers University. The...

  • Rivers of melted ice on Greenland. (Credit: Maria-José Viñas / NASA Earth Science News Team)
    Rising Sea Levels Linked With Greenland Changes

    Scientists at Rutgers University have found that rising sea levels are linked with a number of trends around Greenland. These include vanishing Arctic sea ice, persistent weather systems and surface ice melting on the island itself. During...