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A North Atlantic Climate Pacemaker for the Centuries
  • R. Kerr
  • Geology, Medicine
  • Science
  • 16 June 2000
Although El Niño and La Niña are the largest single sources of global interannual climate variability, climate shifts on longer time scales than El Niño's 2 to 7 years are also drawing the attentionExpand
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Energy. Natural gas from shale bursts onto the scene.
  • R. Kerr
  • Environmental Science, Medicine
  • Science
  • 25 June 2010
Engineering ingenuity is unlocking a vast storehouse of natural gas buried beneath American soil from Texas to New England. The sudden great promise of clean, homegrown shale gas has all kinds ofExpand
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A Human Trigger for the Great Quake of Sichuan?
SEISMOLOGYThe first researchers have gone public with evidence that stresses from water piled behind the new Zipingpu Dam may have triggered last May's devastating earthquake in China's SichuanExpand
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Climate change. What happened to global warming? Scientists say just wait a bit.
  • R. Kerr
  • History, Medicine
  • Science
  • 2 October 2009
The blogosphere has been having a field day with global warming9s apparent decade-long stagnation. But climatologists are finding that although global warming has indeed paused, it is likely toExpand
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Global Warming Is Changing the World
  • R. Kerr
  • Geography
  • Science
  • 13 April 2007
An international climate assessment finds for the first time that humans are altering their world and the life in it by altering climate; looking ahead, global warming9s impacts will only worsen.Expand
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Development, application and validation of a Taqman real-time RT-PCR assay for the detection of infectious salmon anaemia virus (ISAV) in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar).
Infectious salmon anaemia (ISA) is a disease of cultured Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) which was successfully eradicated from Scotland following its emergence in 1998. The rapid deployment ofExpand
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A cautionary note.
  • R. Kerr
  • Medicine, History
  • Science
  • 25 March 1988
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Ocean acidification unprecedented, unsettling.
  • R. Kerr
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Science
  • 18 June 2010
By spewing carbon dioxide from smokestacks and tailpipes at a gigatons-per-year pace, humans are lowering the pH of the world ocean. The geochemical disruption will reverberate for tens of thousandsExpand
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Three Degrees of Consensus
  • R. Kerr
  • Environmental Science
  • Science
  • 13 August 2004
P Climate researchers are finally homing in on just how bad greenhouse warming could get--and it seems increasingly unlikely that we will escape with a mild warming.
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