» The Queensland Bushfires from Space
09/12/18 16:36 from Google Maps Mania

» The Most Sung About Locations
07/12/18 16:30 from Google Maps Mania

» One out of three rivers in the Iberian Peninsula is affected by salinization
07/12/18 16:27 from Geography News -- ScienceDaily
One out of three rivers in the Iberian Peninsula has salinization mainly due the impact of agricultural activity and territory urbanization. This environmental problem will affect hydric ecosystems due global warming, the growing use of ...

» New algorithm provides a more detailed look at urban heat islands
07/12/18 16:26 from Geography News -- ScienceDaily
Urban areas are warmer than the adjacent undeveloped land, a phenomenon known as the urban heat island effect. A new interactive map gives us the most detailed look yet at these 'urban heat islands' across the world.

» Dangerous Biking in LA
06/12/18 19:00 from Google Maps Mania

» Simple steps to climate-proof farms have big potential upside for tropical farmers
06/12/18 17:00 from Geography News -- ScienceDaily
Climate-smart agriculture boosts yields, mitigates extreme weather impact and reduces greenhouse gas emissions. A new study points to profitable opportunities for farmers and the environment.

» Why Tehran is sinking dangerously
06/12/18 16:59 from Geography News -- ScienceDaily
Researchers have used data from radar satellites to measure the subsidence of the Earth's surface in the Tehran region in Iran. They found out that between 2003 and 2017 three areas sank there with rates of sometimes more than 25 centime...

» Atmospheric scientists find causes of firenado in deadly Carr Fire
06/12/18 16:47 from Geography News -- ScienceDaily
Atmospheric scientists have documented a rare firenado, finding a number of factors that combined at just the right time and place to catalyze the deadly Carr Fire in Northern California. These observations may help forecasters and scien...

» Industrial fisheries are starving seabirds all around the world
06/12/18 16:47 from Geography News -- ScienceDaily
Industrial fisheries are starving seabirds like penguins and terns by competing for the same prey sources. Seabirds are now the most threatened bird group.

» Wintertime arctic sea ice growth slows long-term decline
06/12/18 16:47 from Geography News -- ScienceDaily
New research has found that increases in the rate at which Arctic sea ice grows in the winter may have partially slowed down the decline of the Arctic sea ice cover.

» Global Wind & Rain
06/12/18 15:47 from Google Maps Mania

» The Most Densely Populated Areas in Europe
06/12/18 10:31 from Google Maps Mania

» Wind power vulnerable to climate change in India
05/12/18 19:27 from Geography News -- ScienceDaily
The warming of the Indian Ocean, caused by global climate change, may be causing a slow decline in wind power potential in India, according to a new study.

» Pollution: New ammonia emission sources detected from space
05/12/18 18:39 from Geography News -- ScienceDaily
Researchers have prepared the first global map of the distribution of atmospheric ammonia (NH3) by analyzing measurements taken by satellites between 2008 and 2016. The IASI interferometer allowed them to catalog more than 200 ammonia so...

» Greenland ice sheet melt 'off the charts' compared with past four centuries
05/12/18 18:39 from Geography News -- ScienceDaily
Surface melting across Greenland's mile-thick ice sheet began increasing in the mid-19th century and then ramped up dramatically during the 20th and early 21st centuries, showing no signs of abating, according to new research.

» The Autocomplete Map of the USA
05/12/18 18:30 from Google Maps Mania

» Russia's Attack on the World's Democracies
05/12/18 16:30 from Google Maps Mania

» Building on Britain
05/12/18 10:49 from Google Maps Mania

» State DOT saves millions by creating 3D map of underground utilities prior to design
04/12/18 22:17 from Between the Poles
Unknown or inaccurately located underground utilities can make or break a highway construction project's schedule. For the largest construction project in the state of Alabama's history, the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) u...

» How mussels handle microplastic fiber pollution
04/12/18 18:11 from Geography News -- ScienceDaily
New research shows that mussels readily take in microplastic pollution fibers from the ocean but quickly flush most of them out again, according to a new study.

» Discover Your 2018 Climate Twin
04/12/18 16:30 from Google Maps Mania

» The Flood Risk Map of England
04/12/18 10:25 from Google Maps Mania

» Development threatens tropical forests
03/12/18 23:53 from Geography News -- ScienceDaily
While infrastructure expansion has been broadly investigated as a driver of deforestation, the impacts of extractive industry and its interactions with infrastructure investment on forest cover are less well studied. These challenges are...

» Uneven rates of sea level rise tied to climate change
03/12/18 20:04 from Geography News -- ScienceDaily
The pattern of uneven sea level rise over the last quarter century has been driven in part by human-caused climate change, not just natural variability, according to a new study.

» Comparing Countries by Size
03/12/18 19:00 from Google Maps Mania

» Pulses of sinking carbon reaching the deep sea are not captured in global climate models
03/12/18 18:11 from Geography News -- ScienceDaily
A new study shows that pulses of sinking debris carry large amounts of carbon to the deep seafloor, but are poorly represented in global climate models.

» New dataset expands understanding of Arctic Spring Bloom
03/12/18 16:54 from Geography News -- ScienceDaily
Understanding how the ocean works is like putting together a million-piece puzzle. There are many questions; finding answers takes time, resources, and opportunity. But even when scientists believe they know how the pieces fit together, ...

» The secret contamination of polar bears
03/12/18 16:54 from Geography News -- ScienceDaily
Using a new approach to measure chemical contaminants in polar bears, scientists found a large variety of new chlorinated and fluorinated substances, including many new polychlorinated biphenyl metabolites. Worryingly, these previously u...

» Transmarine Dream
03/12/18 16:30 from Google Maps Mania

» Global warming increases frost damage on trees in Central Europe
03/12/18 15:14 from Geography News -- ScienceDaily
Global warming increases frost damage on trees in large areas of Central Europe, according to a new study. Late frost damages are economically important in agriculture and forestry. In certain years, they are known to have caused losses ...

» Saltier waterways are creating dangerous 'chemical cocktails'
03/12/18 13:03 from Geography News -- ScienceDaily
New research suggests that saltier, more alkaline freshwater can release toxic metals and harmful nitrogen-containing compounds from streambeds and soils in drainage basins. The results further suggest that many of these chemicals travel...

» Scientists call for eight steps to increase soil carbon for climate action and food security
03/12/18 13:03 from Geography News -- ScienceDaily
Leading scientists call for action to increase global soil carbon, in advance of the annual climate summit of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP24) and World Soil Day.

» Flooding Models for the Netherlands
03/12/18 10:59 from Google Maps Mania

» Snowpack declines may stunt tree growth and forests' ability to store carbon emissions
01/12/18 17:06 from Geography News -- ScienceDaily
Researchers conducting a 5-year-long study examining snow cover in a northern hardwood forest region found that projected changes in climate could lead to a 95 percent reduction of deep-insulating snowpack in forest areas across the nort...

» I Know Where You Were Last Summer
01/12/18 11:04 from Google Maps Mania

» Scientists reveal substantial water loss in global landlocked regions
30/11/18 20:38 from Geography News -- ScienceDaily
A new study reveals that water storage declines in global landlocked basins has aggravated local water stress and caused potential sea level rise.

» L'Eau de Pesticide
30/11/18 13:30 from Google Maps Mania

» Virtual reality could serve as powerful environmental education tool
30/11/18 13:03 from Geography News -- ScienceDaily
Researchers took a virtual reality experience into a variety of educational settings, including high school classrooms, to test the impact on awareness and understanding of ocean acidification.

» Mapping UK Pub Closures
30/11/18 10:42 from Google Maps Mania

» Quirky glacial behavior explained
29/11/18 20:38 from Geography News -- ScienceDaily
In August 2012, the Jakobshavn Glacier was flowing and breaking off into the sea at record speeds, three times faster than in previous years. As the glacier flowed faster, it became thinner and more unstable and in a twist, a pileup of t...

» Drone Panoramas of Camp Fire
29/11/18 20:22 from Google Maps Mania

» Climate change risks 'extinction domino effect'
29/11/18 17:25 from Geography News -- ScienceDaily
New research reveals the extinction of plant or animal species from extreme environmental change increases the risk of an 'extinction domino effect' that could annihilate all life on Earth. This would be the worst-case scenario of what s...

» Climate change and air pollution damaging health and causing millions of premature deaths
29/11/18 17:25 from Geography News -- ScienceDaily
Researchers are looking at the effects of climate change on human health, and the implications for society.

» New York's Music Map
29/11/18 16:30 from Google Maps Mania

» What seabirds can tell us about the tide
29/11/18 13:47 from Geography News -- ScienceDaily
Razorbill tag data revealed that, at night, these seabirds spent a lot of their time idle on the sea surface. 'We saw this as an opportunity to (...) test if the birds might be drifting with the tidal current,' says one of the researcher...

» A Toponym Map of Berwickshire
29/11/18 11:50 from Google Maps Mania

» Whale songs' changing pitch may be response to population, climate changes
28/11/18 23:21 from Geography News -- ScienceDaily
Blue whales have been dropping pitch incrementally over several decades, but the cause has remained a mystery. A new study finds a seasonal variation in the whales' pitch correlated with breaking sea ice in the southern Indian Ocean. The...

» Cod: Loss of breeding grounds in warmer world
28/11/18 19:18 from Geography News -- ScienceDaily
The chances of survival for the offspring of important fish species will dramatically worsen, if the 1.5 ° C target of the Paris Climate Agreement is not achieved.

» Earth's polar regions communicate via oceanic 'postcards,' atmospheric 'text messages'
28/11/18 19:18 from Geography News -- ScienceDaily
Scientists have documented a two-part climatic connection between the North Atlantic Ocean and Antarctica, a fast atmospheric channel and a much slower oceanic one, that caused rapid changes in climate during the last ice age -- and may ...

» Global warming increases the risk of an extinction domino effect
28/11/18 16:49 from Geography News -- ScienceDaily
The complex network of interdependencies between plants and animals multiplies the species at risk of extinction due to environmental change, according to a new study.

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