Study Finds Atmospheric Hydrogen Up 70% Over 150 Years

Study Finds Atmospheric Hydrogen Up 70% Over 150 Years

By Natasha Lasky, ODP Staff Writer Earth system scientists have found that molecular hydrogen (H2) in the atmosphere increased by 70%. A coalition between UC Irvine, NOAA, the University of Colorado Boulder, and UC San Diego, studied air confined in layers of Antarctic ice and snow and found that molecular hydrogen increased from 330 to […]

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World’s Northernmost Island Uncovered by Shifting Arctic Sea Ice

World’s Northernmost Island Uncovered by Shifting Arctic Sea Ice

By Amy Lupica, ODP Staff Writer Scientists have discovered the world’s northernmost island in the Arctic Ocean, north of Greenland. The island, just 30 meters across, was revealed by shifting sea ice and is comprised of seabed mud and sediment left behind by moving glaciers. Although the scientists say that climate change may not have played a direct […]

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