New posts in the Notes from the Field blog - Mangroves, Mud, and More
Mangrove forests are disappearing faster than any other tropical environment. NASA scientists are working to understand how human activities coupled with land use/ land cover change have altered mangrove environments.
Activity at Bardarbunga Volcano, Iceland
Cloud cover parted just enough to see a hotspot at this erupting Icelandic volcano.
Ash on New Britain
Forests west of Mount Tavurvur got a fresh coat of ash after Rabaul volcano erupted explosively on August 29, 2014.
Hell with the Lid Taken Off
Air pollution far more severe than what's common today used to plague many American towns and cities.
New posts in the Notes from the Field blog - Time for a new target: HS3 turns focus to the Bay...
Off the northwestern coast of Australia, the sound has the second greatest daily tidal change in the world.
Contour Plowing in the Palouse
By planting in narrow strips and plowing in patterns that mimic the natural contours of the land, farmers in southeastern Washington are trying to prevent productive soils from washing away.