Tag: climate change

Researchers study impact of contaminants in floodwaters

Posted by on November 14, 2019

Last spring’s historic flooding along the Missouri and Mississippi rivers may have distributed toxic contaminants along wide flood routes. Researchers know little about how these materials may affect public health and safety in rural and urban areas. But a group of geologists and geological engineers from Missouri University of Science and Technology is working to […]

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Researchers help plan for future of Arctic communities affected by climate change

Posted by on November 1, 2019

As global temperatures warm, communities in the Arctic regions of Alaska face long-term changes to their way of life. Missouri S&T researchers are working as part of a five-year, $3 million National Science Foundation (NSF) project to help those communities plan for the future.

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UMSL researcher to discuss the politics of climate change at S&T

Posted by on November 13, 2015

Dr. David Robertson, Curators’ Teaching Professor of political science at the University of Missouri-St. Louis (UMSL), will present a talk on the politics of climate change at Missouri University of Science and Technology this month.

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Missouri S&T receives NSF funding to study climate variability

Posted by on August 5, 2014

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Missouri University of Science and Technology is one of nine institutions in a research consortium that received a $20 million grant from the National Science Foundation. The grant will fund a five-year multi-institutional project to study climate variability and its potential agricultural, ecological and social impacts in Missouri.

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Climate change presentation part of ‘Greenfest’ activities

Posted by on September 2, 2008

Dr. Gene Whitney, manager of the energy section of the Library of Congress’s Congressional Research Service, will discuss climate change, energy and water issues as part of Missouri S&T’s Greenfest event on Sept. 11.

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Solar flares: is iron-rich sun the cause?

Posted by on October 30, 2003

The spate of solar storms to hit Earth in recent days may be caused by the sun’s iron-rich interior, says a UMR researcher who theorizes that the sun’s core is made of iron rather than hydrogen.

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