Palaeontology - Earth Sciences - Apr 23
Palaeontology - Earth Sciences
Fossil vertebrae give insights into growth and extinction of an enigmatic shark group Scientists of the University of Vienna examined parts of a vertebral column, which was found in northern Spain in 1996, and assigned it to the extinct shark group Ptychodontidae. In contrast to teeth, shark vertebrae bear biological information, like body size, growth, and age and allowed the team surrounding Patrick L. Jambura to gain new insights into the biology of this mysterious shark group.
Earth Sciences - Environment - Feb 7, 2019
Earth Sciences - Environment

In order to understand the global carbon cycle, deep-sea exploration is essential, an international team led by geologists from Innsbruck concludes.

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.

Environment - Earth Sciences - Oct 24, 2018
Environment - Earth Sciences

350,000 years of climate history hidden in Devils Hole cave: Geologists from the University of Innsbruck study rainfall patterns in the distant past to better understand how deserts in the southwest United States will be impacted by future climate change.

Earth Sciences - Jan 30, 2018
Earth Sciences

Mud stories provide new insights in the seismic hazard along the Chilean subduction zone. By analyzing sediment cores from Chilean lakes, an international team of scientists discovered that giant earthquakes reoccur with relatively regular intervals.

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