Life, Earth & Space

  • Alaska ag
    Coring at an Arctic LakeWorth 1000 Words | 1/7/2014

    This vast snowy landscape is located on the north slope of Alaska’s Brooks Range, far north of the Arctic Circle. Camp was set up at the edge of the snowy runway, still...

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    NAU Astronomers Nix Asteroid for NASA MissionResearch News | 12/23/2013

    Early this year, NASA announced a bold robotic mission to capture an asteroid in a bag and return the rock to Earth orbit so it could be studied. The mission could serve...

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    The Plight of the Yellow-Billed CuckooResearch News | 10/25/2013

    Make the trees tall, thick and dense, let the water run free -- and the cuckoos will come. That’s a big part of what the rare, potentially protected Western yellow-billed...

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  • bats and fires ag
    Grad Student Erin Saunders Studies Effects of Fires on BatsResearch Video | 10/2/2013

    Grad Student Erin Saunders Studies Effects of Fires on Bats...

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  • climate change ag
    NAU Scientists Contribute to International Report on Climate Change Featured Story | 9/30/2013

    As the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) releases Volume 1 of its fifth assessment report, the results of published investigations by several Northern...

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  • conference ag
    NAU To Host Conference of Science & Management on the Colorado PlateauResearch News | 8/23/2013

    The12th Biennial Conference of Science and Management on the Colorado Plateau will be held at Northern Arizona University (NAU) September 16-19, 2013. This forum...

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  • wetlands ag
    Restoring Arizona wetlandsResearch Video | 8/13/2013

    Restoring Arizona wetlands...

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  • streams ag
    Genes in the streamsResearch Video | 7/19/2013

    Genes in the streams...

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  • croplands ag
    First Global Survey of CroplandsResearch News | 7/3/2013

    Data harvested from the sky may give researchers a view into the future of food production. The five-year, $3.5 million project funded by NASA will make use of...

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  • creager ag
    Ancient Globalization in PeruFeatured Story | 6/17/2013

    Erica Creager is a junior at Northern Arizona University (NAU) majoring in anthropology. She presented her poster, “Stable Isotopic Evidence of Ancient Globalization...

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