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Astronomy - Earth Sciences - Aug 31, 2018
Astronomy - Earth Sciences
The International Astronomical Union has agreed on a new reference frame for directions in space. TU Wien played an important role in developing this new frame. In future, when spacecrafts are sent to other planets or when the rotation of planet Earth is studied, a new reference frame will be used.
Environment - Earth Sciences - Aug 18, 2014

By combining climate and glacier models, scientists headed by Ben Marzeion from the University of Innsbruck have found unambiguous evidence for anthropogenic glacier mass loss in recent decades. In a paper published in Science, the researchers report that about one quarter of the global glacier mass loss during the period of 1851 to 2010 is attributable to anthropogenic causes.

Earth Sciences - Chemistry - Nov 18, 2013
Earth Sciences - Chemistry

An international team of researchers led by Ralf Tappert, University of Innsbruck, reconstructed the composition of the Earth's atmosphere of the last 220 million years by analyzing modern and fossil plant resins.

Earth Sciences - Life Sciences - Apr 29, 2014

The effects of human activity on geologic, biologic and atmospheric processes are now larger than at any point in Earth's history. As a consequence, scientists constituted a new geological epoch, called "The Anthropocene".

Earth Sciences - Environment - Oct 31, 2013

Vortrag von Raquib Ahmed, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh, Mo 11.11.2013, 17:00 Uhr, HS 414. Dr. Raquib Ahmed - Professor of Geography and Environmental Studies, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh The discussion in the presentation depicts how South Asia grew as a geographical region and the political transformation created a scope of social and political instability.


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