The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine has released the decadal survey for Earth sciences and applications from space, an ambitious road map to guide investments in Earth observation programs over the next 10 years.
Robotic manta rays and turtles, like the MantaDroid and naro-tartaruga, may solve current limitations to AUVs as the next generation of marine robots copy biological designs to become more efficient, adaptable and maneuverable.
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.
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?