Category: Exact And Earth Sciences

Meteorological Tsunamis: should we worry about them?

Have you ever heard about meteorological tsunamis? Why it should be important to better understand these natural phenomena? Dr. Iael Perez and Dr. Dragani Walter from the Servicio de Hidrografia – CONICET, Argentina, explain these phenomena in detail after investing on an interesting study conducted in Mar del Plata. Read More →

Biofouling successional processes

To assess the successional pattern of fouling organisms we tested the hypothesis that depth, light intensity and predation influences the trajectory of the fouling community. The results suggest that each physical factor or biological process can change the successional trajectory, and the respective model (e.g., convergent, divergent, parallel, or cyclic) depends on the magnitudes of the determinants that act on the community at each stage of its trajectory. Read More →