Feed for "Earthzine" source

Sea sponge anchors are natural models of strength

Originally Published by Earth & Climate News — ScienceDaily

The Venus’ flower basket sea sponge has hair-like appendages that hold it in place on the sea floor. Researchers show that the internal structure of those fibers is fine-tuned for strength. The findings from this natural system could inform the engineering of load-bearing structural members.

Brontosaurus dino name is revived

Originally Published by BBC News – Science & Environment

The iconic name Brontosaurus, which was once used to describe a titanic family of dinosaurs, is being revived after it was killed off more than a century ago.

Western Canada’s glaciers may all but vanish by 2100

Originally Published by New Scientist – Environment

The first major study to consider the way melting glaciers move and change shape produces much bleaker predictions of their disappearance

Great Lakes Shoreline Wetland Response to Global Climate Change

Category: Monitoring Wetlands and Mitigating Floods
Project Team: Great Lakes Climate II
Team Location: NASA Langley Research Center – Hampton, Virginia

Just Chill for an Hour: Mapping Suitable Apple Growing Regions in Washington

Category: Assessing Agriculture and Ecosystems
Project Team: Northwest US Agriculture II
Team Location: NASA Langley Research Center – Hampton, Virginia

A Bend in the River’s Future

Category: Assessing Agriculture and Ecosystems
Project Team: Georgia Ecological Forecasting
Team Location: University of Georgia – Athens, Georgia

Communities in the Bayou: Mapping Invasive Species and Human Impacts

Category: Monitoring Wetlands and Mitigating Floods
VPS Project Title: Communities in the Bayou: Mapping Invasive Species and Human Impacts
Project Team: Mississippi Water Resources II

Team Location: Mobile County Health Department (MCHD) – Mobile, Alabama

Where There’s Wine, There’s a Way

Category: Assessing Agriculture and Ecosystems
Project Team: Virginia Agriculture II
Team Location: Wise County Clerk of Court’s Office – Wise, Virginia

Taking Droughts From Earth to Space

Category: Assessing Agriculture and Ecosystems
Project Team: Uruguay Agriculture II
Team Location: International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI) – Palisades, New York

Reconstructing Forest Harvest History Using Landsat Imagery

Category: Assessing Agriculture and Ecosystems
Project Team: Colorado Agriculture
Team Location: Fort Collins, Colorado

Syndicate content