Training Future Resource Stewards – The National Coral Reef Management Fellowship

The National Coral Reef Management Fellowship provides professional experience and training opportunities in coral reef resource management.

ConnectinGEO: Identifying and Prioritizing Gaps in Earth Observations

Communication across in-situ Earth observation networks and data sharing is essential to meeting sustainable development goals.

Assessing Water Clarity to Identify Potential Areas of Submerged Aquatic Vegetation in Chesapeake Bay

This project analyzed the efficacy of NASA Earth observations in providing an additional tool for the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality to use in their analysis of water quality using turbidity as the parameter.

Strategic Shade: Using NASA Earth Observations to Identify the Hottest Bus Stops in Phoenix

The NASA DEVELOP Phoenix Health & Air Quality project applies NASA Earth observations to help researchers and practitioners strategically deploy shade in Phoenix.

Say No to the Glow: Using NASA and NOAA’s Suomi NPP Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite to Model Artificial Sky Brightness

As more outdoor lighting is installed for safety and development, light pollution has become a growing problem that threatens the quality of life for humans and wildlife.

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.

The ocean enterprise

New geospatial tools are not only helping to observe and preserve marine life, they are creating industries and revenues around the world.

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.

Film Review: PBS American Experience’s ‘Rachel Carson’

A PBS documentary offers an in-depth look at the life and work of “Silent Spring“ author Rachel Carson.

Chernobyl disaster site enclosed by shelter to prevent radiation leaks

Reactor number four at Chernobyl, the scene of the worst nuclear accident in history, has been fully enclosed by a vast steel shelter designed to prevent radiation leaks from the site.

Big oil v orcas: Canadians fight pipeline that threatens killer whales on the brink

Conservationists say the proposed Trans Mountain Expansion project poses the greatest risk yet to a killer whale population on the edge of extinction.

Wanted: Smart Public Policy for Internet of Things Security

Vulnerable IoT devices put everyone at risk, and government regulation could help.