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The Airborne Snow Observatory is Changing the Way Snow is Mapped

In the semi-arid southwest, measuring winter snowpack is critical for planning next summer’s water supplies. NASA’s ASO project helps to make projections of water availability more accurate than ever before.

Water Science in Your Back Pocket

A new app turns your smartphone into a mobile sensing instrument.

Texas Has a Successful Citizen Science Program for Detecting and Reporting Invasive Plant Species

The more trained eyes watching for invasive species, the better our chances of lessening or avoiding damage to our native landscape.

Mapping Movement: How Geoscience Australia Keeps the Public Informed About Earthquakes

Geoscience Australia is using simple maps to help keep the public—and other scientists—informed. In an interview with Earthzine, seismologist Spiro Spiliopoulos explains.

Lessons from the Earth Science Women’s Network

Peer networks connect scientists with mentors and career resources.

Data and Knowledge Preservation

Invasive species data and knowledge preservation is vital for future research, and collection methods impact data quality.

Best Practices for Mentoring Students

Terry Davies, senior adviser to the Geosciences Directorate at the National Science Foundation, offers insight into her personalized approach to mentoring.

GEO Plenary XIV and GEO Week 2017 to be Held in Washington, D.C.

GEO Plenary XIV and the associated GEO Week Conference and exhibition will be held Oct. 23-26.

Biological Control Stops Dalmatian Toadflax Invasion Following Wildfires

Biological control is a solution for an exotic invasive weed invasion following a major disturbance caused by wildfires.

An Introduction to My Life Aquatic

Earthzine science writer joins Robert Ballard’s Corps of Exploration on board the E/V Nautilus in August.