Antarctica Unpinned

For many ice shelves around Antarctica, the 1970s was a bumpy decade. Fast forward, and satellite…

Notes from the Field – Grounding Perspectives

A Powerful Landscape Umbrella in one hand, I gripped the metal cable of the suspension bridge…

Notes from the Field – Grounding Perspectives

A Powerful Landscape Umbrella in one hand, I gripped the metal cable of the suspension bridge…

Bright Lights, Big Game

Las Vegas knows a thing or two about putting on a show. In February 2024, the…

Another Eruption in Iceland

After a lull in activity, fresh lava has once again poured from the Reykjanes peninsula in…

Notes from the Field – Little Things Make a Big Difference

“PACE is a mission that will use the unique vantage point of space to study some…

Earth Matters – February Puzzler

February Puzzler February 6th, 2024 by Kathryn Hansen Every month on Earth Matters, we offer a puzzling…

Notes from the Field – The Long and Winding Road to Launch

A few paths in life are short and direct; more of them are long and winding.…

Fire Nears Pringle Bay

Hot, windy weather has fueled several wildland fires in South Africa’s Western Cape province in recent…

Fire Chars Pringle Bay

Hot, windy weather has fueled several wildland fires in South Africa’s Western Cape province in recent…

Susan Solomon wins VinFuture Award for Female Innovators

Lee and Geraldine Martin Professor of Environmental Studies Susan Solomon has been awarded the 2023 VinFuture…

Earthquake Lifts the Noto Peninsula

The first day of 2024 brought catastrophe to parts of Japan. At 4:10 p.m. Japan Standard…

Riverside Living in Rosario

An astronaut aboard the International Space Station took this photograph of Rosario, Argentina, and the Paraná…

Winter Storm Wallops the U.S.

A potent winter storm plowed across the eastern half of the United States on January 9,…

Foggy Nile

In satellite images, the Nile Delta in northern Egypt usually looks like a lush green flower…

Earth Matters – January Puzzler

January Puzzler January 9th, 2024 by Kathryn Hansen Every month on Earth Matters, we offer a puzzling…

Kochi’s Engineered Environment

An astronaut aboard the International Space Station took this photograph of Kochi, a city along India’s…

Storm Batters the United Kingdom

Weather in the United Kingdom in the first few days of 2024 looked similar to the…

Snowshoe Lava Field

Pack some winter footwear and a couple of hot beverages for this volcanic tour in northwestern…

Earth Matters – December Puzzler

December Puzzler December 26th, 2023 by Kathryn Hansen Every month on Earth Matters, we offer a puzzling…

Earth Matters – December Puzzler

December Puzzler December 26th, 2023 by Kathryn Hansen Every month on Earth Matters, we offer a puzzling…