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Top Highly Cited Researchers

Chris Field, Eric Lambin, David Lobell, and Rob Jackson are among the top 1% of scientists who are most highly cited over the past year, according to a new list by Thomson Reuters.

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Air quality to suffer with global warming

Study suggests effects of climate change will slow air circulation around the world. In Nature News

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Using satellites to ‘see’ groundwater levels amid drought

Rosemary Knight's team developed a way to measure the amount of groundwater in the Earth from readings taken hundreds of miles above the planet. On KPIX

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Obama taps second Earth Sciences professor for key appointment

President Obama nominated Rod Ewing as chair of the Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board. Last fall, he nominated Lynn Orr to be Under Secretary for Science at the Department of Energy.

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Life clings to the ice

Watch grad student Kate Lowry talk about the algae that cling to the bottom of the Arctic sea ice. Lowry is on a research cruise in the Chukchi Sea as part of the SUBICE project led by Kevin Arrigo, which is searching for massive phytoplankton blooms under the sea ice.

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Next big California earthquake may be spread out over years

Greg Beroza says a "heroic amount of work" went into a new study that found that the Bay Area is somewhat more likely to get a series of serious quakes rather than one huge one. If that sounds like good news, it isn’t. Inside Science.

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El Niño 2014: Impacts for California

What is an El Niño? And what potential impact could it have for California? Daniel Swain explains. The California Weather Blog.

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Ancient asteroid boiled oceans, burned the sky, and shook Earth

Stanford scientists reconstructed the effects of an enormous 3.26-billion-year-old asteroid impact on Earth. From Wired.com.

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Despite recent rains, California still in drought

Daniel Swain writes that despite recent storms, most of California is still below 50% of average for this time of year.

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New climate change report warns of dire consequences

Noah Diffenbaugh tells National Geographic that "In the U.S. we have seen acute effects of severe heat on corn, cotton, and soy yields."

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Climate change 'already affecting food supply'

David Lobell says the impacts of climate change "are already evident in many places in the world."

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Panel’s warning on climate risk: worst is yet to come

Chris Field says that adapting to the realities of climate change is "just going to be something that great nations do."

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Letting go of stuff cluttering up your home and your life

E-IPER's Michael Ovadia writes about how owning less made him happier and depending on others made him more social.

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Beneath cities, a decaying tangle of gas pipes

Robert Jackson says the old, decaying cast-iron pipes that transport natural gas beneath many cities are disasters waiting to happen.

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America's old pipes increase gas-leak risk

Robert Jackson says the old, decaying cast-iron pipes that transport natural gas beneath many cities are disasters waiting to happen.

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