Well known among the global scientific community for his research on the vast amounts of carbon stored in rapidly thawing permafrost soil – and its potential threat to the environment – Ted Schuur, professor of NAU’s Center for Ecosystem Science and Society, has spent nearly 20 years working to bring awareness to the issues revealed by his scientific findings.
Schuur has published his… Read more
According to a new study, global warming began in the Arctic and tropical oceans before thermometers were widespread enough to record the early signal.
Northern Arizona University’s Darrell Kaufman, Regents’ professor, and Nicholas McKay, assistant professor, along with scientists from around the world, recently discovered that human-caused global warming began in the mid-1800s.
Unlike the previous research that relied mostly on instrumental temperature records, McKay and… Read more