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A high-resolution radar experiment on the island of Jersey

A very high-resolution X-band vertically pointing weather radar was deployed in the island of Jersey, UK, from February to May 2004, to study the variation of the vertical reflectivity of precipitation (VPR) in this region. Intercomparison studies were carried out...

Understanding the Importance of Blue Carbon

Although the term blue carbon has been created around two decades (Lovelock and Duarte, 2019, Nelleman et al., 2008), scientists have already started to do research on the carbon cycle hundred years ago (Falkowski et al., 2000). Blue carbon mainly includes organic and...

The brown seaweeds of Jersey, Channel Islands

As we enter a new era, the Anthropocene, the two largest threats that face humanity are the climate crisis and biodiversity collapse (Monastersky, 2015). In recent decades, human populations have risen exponentially, placing increased pressure on natural resources....