Category: Original

One of First Forms of Life Found in South America: Aspidella

Scientists have discovered fossils in Argentina. Are they animals, algae or from an unknown kingdom?

On the Trail of Sea Life with an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle

A look at SharkCam and TurtleCam, designed to help us bring threats to marine life into focus.

Call for Papers: Monitoring our Forests from Root to Canopy

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IEEE Earthzine, an online scientific publication, is soliciting articles of 800 to 3,000 words for its 2018 theme on the use of Earth observation data to monitor and quantify forest resources from local to continental scales.

SciShow and MinuteEarth Changing the Way Science is Communicated

Two YouTube channels aim to teach others about the way we see and understand our world.

SELFI: NASA’s Pursuit of Life on Saturn’s Enceladus

A new instrument will study the plumes of Saturn’s small moon, telling scientists more about the possibility of life in its global ocean.

Call for Papers: 60 Years in Space

IEEE Earthzine seeks articles that feature advances in our understanding of space as they relate to Earth observation and information, and articles that explore the space program’s projected future.

Motivation to Map: A Quest to Understand What the Earth Really Looks Like

Experts are pushing for better bathymetric charts of the ocean floor at a time when, technically, it’s already 100 percent mapped. What’s wrong with today’s maps, and what effects will improvements have?

Showcasing Undersea Heroes: Autonomous Underwater Vehicles

Guest Editor Yanwu Zhang kicks off our third quarter theme with a sneak peek at what lies ahead in future autonomous underwater vehicle designs.

Going Deep to Go Far: How Dive Depth Impacts Seaglider Range

Seagliders are buoyancy driven Autonomous Underwater Vehicles used for long-term oceanographic observation. How does the depth of operation affect a Seaglider’s range?

Finding Hope at Home and in a Deep Ocean of Possibilities

In this annual series, IEEE Earthzine staff and guest contributors offer short essays on their sources of hope or inspiration in the face of widespread global change.