Planet Earth - Summer 2007
NERC's award-winning free magazine, Planet Earth, is aimed at non-specialists with an interest in environmental science.
This issue is no longer in print.
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LeaderNERC's new strategy - next generation science.
NewsGeological maps on Google Earth, saving the Galapagos mocking bird, the Folkestone earthquake and other stories in brief.
The kindergarten diariesFish larvae might pick their neighbourhood by listening to noisy reefs.
Small changeSmall processes, such as the position of leaves on a tree, can influence global weather systems.
Freeze, thaw, fracture?Frost weathering dismissed.
(Cover story) Warming the extremitiesHow does heat cross the world's most powerful current?
Fear of water Why do some soils repel water?
Is small a big problem for fish? Nanoparticles can damage fish.
Too close to the wind How the Greenland ice sheet affects global weather patterns.
Africa: tsunami alerts and rising sea levels Installing the tsunami early warning system.
War of the worms Mathematical models can help develop effective control programmes against parasites.
After the goldrush A new, safer method to extract gold.
Linking glacial melt to the food on our table Environmental change is closely linked to food security in the developing world.
Heavy metal meets hard rock Recovering the first intact section of the ocean crust.
Terry Marsh interview: wettest drought ever! Droughts, floods and dealing with the UK press.