The Long Road from Idea to Reality for the NeXOS Project

October brings the end of a four-year NeXOS initiative to develop the next generation of web-enabled smart sensors. Funded by the European Commission 7th Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development, the initiative set out to deliver “The Ocean of Tomorrow” by way of a multi-disciplinary effort to observe the ocean and its inhabitants with […]

Saildrones, Canoes, and Smartfins at Oceans 17

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Earthzine is covering the Oceans 17 conference in Anchorage, Alaska.

Anchorage Bound: IEEE Earthzine Delivers Third Year of Live Coverage from Oceans 17

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IEEE Earthzine’s third year of live coverage at Oceans 17 in Anchorage, Alaska, begins Sept. 18.

The Legacy of Cassini as it Comes to a Crashing End

Cassini will dive into Saturn this month, leaving a rich legacy of ground-breaking data.

All the Light We Cannot See: Deploying Optical Sensors to Study the Ocean

Hyperspectral cavity absorption sensors allow scientists to understand ocean microalgae cycles.

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.

Listening to the Ocean with NeXOS Passive Acoustic Smart Sensors

International partners develop next generation, web-enabled sensors to monitor a changing ocean.

NeXOS Project Takes Aquatic Sensors to Next Level

NeXOS project helps us look at the ocean, listen to the ocean, and understand the ocean from a fish’s point of view.

Just Deserts: Using Case Studies of Saharan Dust to Improve the Usability of VOCAL

The Cloud-Aerosol LiDAR and Infrared Pathfinder Satellite Observation (CALIPSO) satellite’s CALIOP sensor generates vertical LiDAR profiles of the atmosphere at a global scale.

Finding the Trees through the Cloud

As the water regime changes within Everglades National Park in response to mitigation efforts, identifying mangrove presence and tracking long-term changes is imperative to park management.

Water Science in Your Back Pocket

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

Ice Cubes Allow Modular ISS Expirements

Human spaceflight and robotic exploration image of the week: Ice Cube commercial service in Columbus space laboratory mockup