» Where is Your Surname From?
25/03/19 14:00 from Google Maps Mania

» Stalagmite holds key to predicting droughts, floods for India
25/03/19 12:04 from Geography News -- ScienceDaily
By studying the last 50 years of growth of a stalagmite from Mawmluh Cave, they found an unexpected connection between winter rainfall amounts in northeast India and climatic conditions in the Pacific Ocean.

» Map Breakout!
24/03/19 16:00 from Google Maps Mania

» Britain's Most Expensive Wrong Turn
24/03/19 13:47 from Google Maps Mania

» Global Flight Patterns
23/03/19 17:00 from Google Maps Mania

» T’s Design Issue: In Context
22/03/19 20:54 from Geography
As long as there are humans, there will be art — and nothing will ever stop us from trying to make our lives more beautiful.

» Tall ice-cliffs may trigger big calving events -- and fast sea-level rise
22/03/19 20:33 from Geography News -- ScienceDaily
Glaciers that drain ice sheets such as Antarctica or Greenland often flow into the ocean, ending in near-vertical cliffs. As the glacier flows into the sea, chunks of the ice break off in calving events. Although much calving occurs when...

» The Latitude & Longitude of Population
22/03/19 17:00 from Google Maps Mania

» Citizen science programs provide valuable data on intermittent rivers in southwestern US
22/03/19 16:26 from Geography News -- ScienceDaily
An OU-led project is showing how citizen science programs provide valuable data on rivers in southwestern United States. The ecological and hydrological data obtained from intermittent rivers (rivers that dry at some point in space or ti...

» Low-income neighborhoods more vulnerable to flooding, extreme heat
22/03/19 14:57 from Geography News -- ScienceDaily
The methods can be replicated by cities to help them identify which neighborhoods are most at risk and what demographic factors characterize the most vulnerable citizens.

» Arctic deep sea: Colonization in slow motion
22/03/19 14:57 from Geography News -- ScienceDaily
There is a wide variety of animals living on the Arctic seabed. Attached to rocks, they feed by removing nutrients from the water using filters or tentacles. But it can take decades for these colonies to become established, and they prob...

» Understanding China's Belt & Road Project
22/03/19 14:00 from Google Maps Mania

» Energy stealthily hitches ride in global trade
21/03/19 20:36 from Geography News -- ScienceDaily
Fulfilling the world's growing energy needs summons images of oil pipelines, electric wires and truckloads of coal. But research shows a lot of energy moves nearly incognito, embedded in the products, and leaves its environmental footpri...

» Can We Save the World's Forests?
21/03/19 17:30 from Google Maps Mania

» Hundreds of bubble streams link biology, seismology off Washington's coast
21/03/19 17:09 from Geography News -- ScienceDaily
The first survey of methane vent sites off Washington's coast finds 1,778 bubble columns, with most located along a north-south band that is in line with a geologic fault.

» Revoke Article 50
21/03/19 15:28 from Google Maps Mania

» New light into the recent evolution of the African rift valley
21/03/19 14:28 from Geography News -- ScienceDaily
Continental rift valleys are huge fractures on the surface of the Earth that break continental plates with the eventual development of new oceans. Although instrumental in driving climate and biosphere in certain regions, this process is...

» Alpine tundra releases long-frozen CO2 to the atmosphere, exacerbating climate warming
21/03/19 13:22 from Geography News -- ScienceDaily
Thawing permafrost in high-altitude mountain ecosystems may be a stealthy, underexplored contributor to atmospheric carbon dioxide emissions.

» Cryptosporidium parasite detected in Minnesota groundwater
21/03/19 13:22 from Geography News -- ScienceDaily
When consumed in contaminated water, the microscopic parasite Cryptosporidium can cause symptoms of stomach cramps, diarrhea and fever. Now, researchers have detected evidence of the parasite in about 40 percent of surveyed wells in publ...

» The Geography of European Drug Taking
21/03/19 10:40 from Google Maps Mania

» Mapping the World's 7,111 Living Languages
20/03/19 21:00 from Google Maps Mania

» Moving From Coal to Gas & Renewable Energy
20/03/19 19:00 from Google Maps Mania

» The inbis channel: The most complete submarine cartography
20/03/19 18:11 from Geography News -- ScienceDaily
A scientific study describes for the first time the submarine cartography of a high-latitude system in the IBIS channel, which covers tens of kilometers in the northern western area of the Barents Sea, in the Arctic Ocean. This channel i...

» Arctic sea ice 2019 wintertime extent is seventh lowest
20/03/19 18:11 from Geography News -- ScienceDaily
Sea ice in the Arctic appears to have hit its annual maximum extent after growing through the fall and winter. The 2019 wintertime extent reached on March 13 ties with 2007's as the 7th smallest extent of winter sea ice in the satellite ...

» Mapping the Midwest Floods
20/03/19 17:00 from Google Maps Mania

» Biodiversity patterns in Antarctic Dry Valleys
20/03/19 15:21 from Geography News -- ScienceDaily
'Surprisingly, we found that biotic, or living, interactions are crucial in shaping biodiversity patterns even in the extreme ecosystems of the Antarctic Dry Valleys.'

» US indoor climate most similar to northeast African outdoors
20/03/19 15:21 from Geography News -- ScienceDaily
Americans are most comfortable when their indoor climate is like the northeast African outdoors -- warm and relatively dry.

» Coral reefs near equator less affected by ocean warming
20/03/19 15:06 from Geography News -- ScienceDaily
Ocean warming is threatening coral reefs globally, with persistent thermal stress events degrading coral reefs worldwide, but a new study has found that corals at or near the equator are affected less than corals elsewhere.

» Measuring impact of drought on groundwater resources from space
20/03/19 14:20 from Geography News -- ScienceDaily
A team of scientists has been using the latest space technology, combined with ground measurements, to assess the health of one of the nation's most important sources of underground water, a large aquifer system located in California's S...

» Evidence rogue waves are getting more extreme
20/03/19 14:20 from Geography News -- ScienceDaily
Research suggests that 'rogue' waves are occurring less often, but becoming more extreme. Scientists have, for the first time, used long-term data from a wide expanse of ocean to investigate how these rare, unexpected and hazardous ocean...

» Mapping the Ganges & Its Pollution
19/03/19 19:00 from Google Maps Mania

» Underwater surveys in Emerald Bay reveal the nature and activity of Lake Tahoe faults
19/03/19 17:50 from Geography News -- ScienceDaily
Emerald Bay, California, a beautiful location on the southwestern shore of Lake Tahoe, is surrounded by rugged landscape, including rocky cliffs and remnants of mountain glaciers. Scenic as it may be, the area is also a complex structura...

» Who Will Win the Global City Race?
19/03/19 17:00 from Google Maps Mania

» Tiny song bird makes record migration
19/03/19 16:18 from Geography News -- ScienceDaily
The bird's trek between its breeding grounds in the central and western boreal forest of North America and its winter home in the Amazon Basin is one of the longest songbird migrations recorded. Describing a route arcing across North Ame...

» Discovery of parasitic arsenic cycle may offer glimpse of life in future, warmer oceans
19/03/19 14:07 from Geography News -- ScienceDaily
A newly discovered parasitic cycle, in which ocean bacteria keep phytoplankton on an energy-sapping treadmill of nutrient detoxification, may offer a preview of what further ocean warming will bring.

» The Deathscapes of China
18/03/19 19:00 from Google Maps Mania

» Uncertain projections help to reveal the truth about future climate change
18/03/19 17:26 from Geography News -- ScienceDaily
Scientists explain how differing climate model projections can be used collectively to reduce uncertainties in future climate change.

» Who Owns NYC?
18/03/19 17:00 from Google Maps Mania

» New perspective on changing travel conditions in Arctic communities
18/03/19 16:10 from Geography News -- ScienceDaily
Inuit communities' travel skills and regional knowledge have helped mitigate the effects of Arctic climate change on travel conditions, according to a new study.

» Rising global shipping traffic could lead to surge in invasive species
18/03/19 16:10 from Geography News -- ScienceDaily
Rising global maritime traffic could lead to sharp increases in invasive species around the world over the next 30 years, according to a new study. The findings suggest that shipping growth will far outweigh climate change in the spread ...

» Climate change negatively affects waterbirds in the American West
18/03/19 14:24 from Geography News -- ScienceDaily
New research shows that recent climate change is having profound effects on wetlands across the American West - affecting birds that use these wetlands for breeding, migration and wintering.

» The Rising Temperatures of Europe
18/03/19 13:30 from Google Maps Mania

» John Ogilby's Cartography
17/03/19 16:35 from Google Maps Mania

» Europe's Busiest Shipping Routes Revealed
16/03/19 12:11 from Google Maps Mania

» Where are the Best Neighborhoods?
15/03/19 18:08 from Google Maps Mania

» Poland is Nowhere
15/03/19 11:10 from Google Maps Mania

» Sources and Sinks: What drives long-term climatic trends?
14/03/19 23:25 from Geography News -- ScienceDaily
For the entire history of our species, humans have lived on a planet capped by a chunk of ice at each pole. But Earth has been ice-free for about 75 percent of the time since complex life first appeared. This variation in background clim...

» Power utility identifies 60-70% productivity improvement by integrating engineering design, GIS and enterprise systems
14/03/19 21:35 from Between the Poles
In the last few years strong business drivers for improving power distribution design productivity including an aging and shrinking workforce, an accelerating transition to the smart grid and a rapidly changing utility business model hav...

» Ocean sink for human-made carbon dioxide measured
14/03/19 19:16 from Geography News -- ScienceDaily
Scientists have determined the amount of human-made carbon dioxide emissions taken up by the ocean between 1994 and 2007.

» Tectonics in the tropics trigger Earth's ice ages
14/03/19 19:16 from Geography News -- ScienceDaily
Over the last 540 million years, the Earth has weathered three major ice ages -- periods during which global temperatures plummeted, producing extensive ice sheets and glaciers that have stretched beyond the polar caps. Now scientists ha...

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