Oceanographers have released a digital atlas containing remarkably detailed maps of ocean chemistry.
Early in April, Europe will launch the first satellite in its Copernicus program: a fleet of a dozen environmental monitoring spacecraft designed to study Earth's oceans, changes in land use, and atmosphere.
Recent sea ice losses partially tied to larger, warmer flows
$300 million international collaboration offers unusually detailed look at marine pollution, key trace elements
A new study of ancient sea floor exposed in Australia suggests that the mineral record of atmospheric oxygen from 2.5 billion years ago has been misinterpreted.
Talk with experts about the environmental impacts of natural gas power
Scientists solve puzzle of Atacama Desert's extraordinary deposits
New mapping tool offers new opportunities for research
Researchers now have hard evidence that the circulation that helps warm the North Atlantic did indeed abruptly slow or perhaps even stop for centuries at a time more than 100,000 years ago.
Scientists identify first subduction zone on Earth
Time-lapse video shows dramatic drop in Arctic sea ice
Production of the vital metal will top out and decline within decades, according to a new model that may hold lessons for other resources.
The official estimate of U.S. methane leaks is low, but the few big leaks could be effectively targeted
Researchers drill into magma to harness powerful new energy source
The Australian Bureau of Meteorology thinks it has hit upon a winning formula for converting forecasts of heat into a measure of the likely impact of heat waves on communities.
This week in Science, researchers report that the storm belt in the Southern Hemisphere throbs powerfully with a 20- to 30-day beat, the manifestation of a pulsating flow of heat from the tropics to high latitudes.
A Chinese-led team is planning a mammoth neutrino detector, meant to capture enough neutrinos from nearby nuclear reactors to determine which of the three known flavors of neutrinos are heavier or lighter.
New studies are giving ecologists some hope of controlling red lionfish, a voracious predator that has invaded the Atlantic.
Margaret Palmer started out just studying streams. She's ended up in court, passionately defending them from coal mining.
Fish senses magnetic fields to find feeding grounds
In summer 2012, Greenland ice stream surged dozens of meters per day
The iconic formation may have been recently assembled from shorter lengths of unrelated canyon
Today's New Madrid quakes aren't aftershocks of 1811 to 1812 temblors
Brightening sun will extinguish all life—but hundreds of millions of years later than predicted
As U.S. farm exports soar, so does concern about ammonia pollution.
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