Friday 06 April 2012
Ice sheet collapse and sea-level rise at the Boelling warming 14,600 years agoEurekAlert | 06 Apr 2012
International scientists have shown that a dramatic sea-level rise occurred at the onset of the first warm period of the last deglaciation, known as the Boelling warming, approximately 14,600 years ago. This event, referred to as Melt-Water Pulse 1A, corresponds to a rapid collapse of massive ice sheets 14,600 years ago and resulted in global sea-level rise of ~14 meters.
Sampling the Pacific for Signs of FukushimaWoods Hole Oceanographic Institution | 06 Apr 2012
An international research team is reporting the results of a research cruise they organized to study the amount, spread, and impacts of radiation released into the ocean from the tsunami-crippled reactors in Fukushima, Japan.
Another mussel fishery gets certifiedWorld Fishing | 06 Apr 2012
The Seafood Rømø East Jutland and Isefjord blue shell mussel dredge fishery in Denmark has been awarded MSC certification.
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