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Monitoring the Ocean in Color with MatrixFlu

Dr. Oliver Zielinski of University of Oldenburg discusses the MatrixFlu sensor in a question and answer session with IEEE Earthzine.

Taking a Trip? Consider Sustainable Sea Turtle Travel

Ecotourism provides opportunities to experience nature while supporting conservation.

Call for Papers: Coral Reefs

IEEE Earthzine, an online scientific publication, is soliciting articles of 800 to 3,000 words for its second 2017 quarterly theme, Coral Reefs.

Sea Turtles Look Ahead to 2017

Sea turtles are swimming pretty in Belize, demonstrating the importance of marine protected areas.

Earthzine Outlook 2016: Virtual Poster Sessions and Writing Club

In 2016, Earthzine will continue to aid professional development with Virtual Poster Sessions and a mentored writing club.

Eye on Earth Summit Comes During a Turning Point for Sustainable Development

Supporting sustainable development requires access to environmental, societal and economic data.

In the Journals: Forecasting

Earthzine examined the ramifications of inaccurate forecasts in its most-recent mini theme. Here are other examples of crystal balls being more cloudy than clear.

In the Journals: Water

The water mini theme roundup.

Deadline Extended: Call for Papers – Environmental Awareness

Photo of a child reflected in a mirror. Photo credit: adaptingtoscarcityEarthzine.org is soliciting articles for its 2012 fourth quarterly theme on Environmental Awareness. We seek contributions addressing theory and practices related to creating and expanding awareness of the Earth’s environment.

‘Revolutionary’ Space Project to Improve Weather and Climate Forecasting

A visualization of the GPM Core Observatory satellite orbiting Earth. Source: NASA/Britt Griswold
A visualization of the GPM Core Observatory satellite orbiting Earth. Source: NASA/Britt GriswoldScientists from the U.S., Canada, and Japan are collaborating on a project to deploy cutting-edge technology that detects falling snow from space, providing worldwide data on rain and snowfall every three hours. Testing of new instrument technologies and measurement techniques for the Global Precipitation Measurement mission was recently completed in Ontario.

Top Three Essays Highlight Sustainability from Around the World

2011 Essay contest logoAnnouncing the winners of our third-annual contest on the question of “How Can Earth Observation Help Us to Build a More Sustainable World?” After reviewing the submissions, publishing six essays, coordinating a blogging discussion, and judging the quality and level of engagement, we reveal the results.

Deadline Extended: Third Annual Essay and Blogging Contest on Sustainability

2011 Third Annual College and University Student Essay and Blogging Contest: “How Can Earth Observation Help Us to Build a More Sustainable World?”

2011 Essay contest logoEarthzine invites undergraduate and graduate students from around the world to submit an essay for its 2011 Third Annual College and University Student Essay and Blogging Contest. This year’s contest theme is “How Can Earth Observation Help Us to Build a More Sustainable World?”