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Can seismic waves tell us about the formation of terrestrial planets?

How does Earth differ from Mars? Researchers observe seismic waves travelling through Mars to understand its formation – and why it sustains life differently.
Engineer using tablet computer collect data with meteorological instrument to measure the wind speed, temperature and humidity and solar cell system on corn field background, Smart agriculture technology concept

The UK’s investment in environmental science

Professor Susan Waldron, Director of Research and Skills at the Natural Environment Research Council, part of UK Research and Innovation, charts the UK’s investment in environmental science.
Bad water Basin - Dead Valley National Park at Sunset.

Salt caverns could be key to renewable energy and hydrogen storage

Salt caverns in the Earth could be key to harnessing renewable energy, urge researchers, who note that salt itself could aid hydrogen production.
moon, earth and sun

Could 4 billion-year-old moon dust lower Earth’s rising temperatures?

Moon dust could be an option to block the sun’s radiation and slow global warming – researchers are looking to intercept a fraction of sunlight before it reaches Earth.

Modelling the Ionosphere response to the Tonga Volcanic Eruption

Joseph Huba, Vice President at Syntek Technologies looks at the Tonga Volcanic Eruption and results from a high-resolution simulation of the event to model the Ionosphere response.
The Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai eruption as seen from orbit.

The Tonga volcano eruption caused a 90-metre-high tsunami wave

The tsunami wave created by the Tonga volcano eruption reached over 90 metres in height, which is approximately nine times taller than the Japan tsunami in 2011.
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Using geophysical tools detecting the trace of active fault on seafloor

Gwo-shyh Song discusses one of the sub-projects of the Taiwan Earthquakes Center to conduct a high-resolution seabed geophysical survey around Taiwan offshore areas.
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How structural geologists help forecast volcanic eruptions

Craig Magee, NERC Independent Research Fellow at the University of Leeds illustrates the important role of structural geology in improving volcano forecasting.
socioeconomic vulnerability

Climate change disproportionately impacts Indigenous communities

Research by the University of Waterloo reveals that Indigenous communities are at higher risk from climate change flooding, due to pre-existing socioeconomic vulnerability.

How do the sun and moon affect the behaviour of wildlife?

A study has shown that the gravitational action of the sun and the moon influences the behaviour of animals and plants, analysing seed germination in cycles regulated by tides.
indigenous youth resilience, life

Indigenous youth resilience: Water protectors

Dr Dawn Martin-Hill and Dr Christine Wekerle from McMaster University highlight Indigenous youth resilience research, including comment on what water teaches us.
natural hazards

Promoting the safety, security, and economic well-being of the U.S.

Open Access Government explore why it is important for the United States Geological Survey (USGS) to conduct scientific research and development regarding the Earth and its everchanging processes.
NASA climate change, earth and space

NASA: Innovation on Earth and in space

NASA is working with the ESA in the global fight against climate change, while inviting the next generation of technologies to contribute to its mission.
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Atmospheric and Geospace Sciences in the U.S.

A look at the work of the Atmospheric and Geospace Sciences Division of the United States National Science Foundation (NSF).
meteorite impacts

Meteorite impacts: The good and the bad

Here, Dr G. R. Osinski, Professor at Western University, explores the positive and negative impacts meteorites have on Earth.
Thapunngaka shawi

Researchers uncover Australia’s largest flying reptile

Researchers from the University of Queensland have discovered Australia’s largest flying reptile, a pterosaur, which has been named the Thapunngaka shawi.
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Scientists say temperatures in South America could rise by 4°C

If greenhouse gas emissions continue as they are, the average temperature in South America could rise by 4°C - bringing with it more floods and wildfires.
rare meteorite

Rare meteorite could uncover secrets to life on Earth

Scientists are set to discover the origins of oceans and life on Earth from a rare meteorite that dates back 4.5 billion years ago. vv
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The resilience of tropical forests to natural and anthropogenic disturbance

Here, Jess K. Zimmerman at the University of Puerto Rico explains the resilience of tropical forests to natural and anthropogenic disturbance - including the impact of climate change.
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Study finds summertime Arctic Ocean “more vulnerable to climate change”

Scientists reveal that the summertime Arctic Ocean is becoming increasingly vulnerable to climate change, putting certain animals at risk of losing habitat.

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