Category: Earth Observation
150ft iceberg, which dwarfs nearby town of Ferryland, becomes tourist attraction as number of icebergs moving into North Atlantic shipping lanes spikes
Along parts of the East Coast, the entire system of insuring coastal property is beginning to break down.
A new method has been devised for assessing the cultural value of landscapes using geotagged photos shared on a social-networking service.
New geospatial tools are not only helping to observe and preserve marine life, they are creating industries and revenues around the world.
Reflecting the sun saves a building’s energy but it can also affect surrounding temperatures and offset carbon emissions
Human activity has put wildlife around the world at risk, but many creatures are now thriving thanks to conservationists
The North Atlantic Oscillation (NAO) is the dominant atmospheric pressure mode over the North Atlantic that plays a significant role in determining the winter climate in Europe. Depending on the prevailing state of the NAO, Europe experiences mild or very cold winters and even strong storms.
Researchers found a global historic record by analyzing gases trapped in Antarctic snow to see the rapid rise in photosynthesis over the past 200 years.
A study of the DNA in ancient skeletal remains adds to the evidence that indigenous groups living today in southern Alaska and the western coast of British Columbia are descendants of the first humans to make their home in northwest North America more than 10,000 years ago.
Animals need to breed at the time of year when their progeny have the best chance of survival.