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The Return to Nepal: In Search of Soot

The Return to Nepal: In Search of Soot

Editor's Note: This is the first installment in a new series by Ulyana Horodyskyj, who chronicled an earlier expedition to Nepal in a series called, "Climbing Mount Everest," which can be found by clicking here.

October 16, 2014 — Ulyana Horodyskyj

Desert Dust Feeds Deep Ocean Life

Dust from the Sahara Desert provides most of the iron found in the Atlantic Ocean, according to research that also sheds light on how the oceans help sequester carbon dioxide

July 16, 2014 — Tim Radford and The Daily Climate
Return to Nepal: Snow Sampling

Return to Nepal: Snow Sampling

Editor's Note: This is the third and final installment in a new series by Ulyana Horodyskyj, who chronicled an earlier expedition to Nepal in a series called, "Climbing Mount Everest," which can be found by clicking here.

November 24, 2014 — Ulyana Horodyskyj

What do NYC Streets and Asteroids Have in Common?

                    Fatigue, that’s what. As a particularly frigid winter recedes across the north and east of the United States (we’ve become accustomed to milder weather in past years), the abuse suffered by asphalt roads is becoming apparent.

April 8, 2014 — Caleb A. Scharf