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If the sea rises one meter, will five centimeters more or less matter? That depends on where you are. Climate researchers develop methods for more precise projections of sea level rise in Northern Europe.

In a large-scale airplane campaign researchers will follow water molecules from take-off till landing.

"The human footprint is everywhere, even on remote islands", John Birks writes about a new study of past ecology. All around the world, human arrival on islands rapidly affected the local biodiversity.

Mighty floods have carved out deep canyons on Earth. New research suggests this required less power than previously believed. Collecting such data, however, may be demanding. 

Sea level variations in Northern Europe are influenced by winds high above the Atlantic, new study shows. In the western part of the North Sea, the wind direction is more important than the wind speed.