By Eric Sorensen, WSU science writer SAN FRANCISCO – Scientists in a rare and sometimes dangerous study of the Arctic have found that the region’s thinning sea ice is more prone to melting and storms, threatening its role as a moderator of the planet’s climate.
PULLMAN, Wash. – Von P. Walden will expand international collaboration on research into thinning sea ice as the 2015 U.S. Fulbright Arctic Chair in Norway. The distinguished chairs are among the most prestigious Fulbright appointments, according to the organization’s website.
By Eric Sorensen, WSU science writer PULLMAN, Wash. – With help from a Washington State University population geneticist, Danish researchers have concluded that North America and the Arctic were settled in at least three pulses of migration from Siberia. First came the ancestors of today’s Native Americans, then Paleo-Eskimos – the first to settle in […]
By Rachel Webber, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences PROSSER, Wash. – Better late than never. That’s a common sentiment among Washingtonians in the aftermath of a February of significant recovery in the mountain snowpack.