A cacophony of magma displacements and volcanic gases recorded underneath Kīlauea’s roiling lake of lava could one day provide information to help predict future eruptions.
Andrew J. Wight
Newly Discovered Lake May Offer a Glimpse into Antarctica’s Past
Scientists dive in—metaphorically—to Lake Snow Eagle, only recently revealed through ice-penetrating radar.
Indigenous Peoples Harness Space Technology to Stop Deforestation
Satellite observations have long been used to detect deforestation, and a new study shows that giving Indigenous groups greater access to these data can improve response times and reduce tree cover loss.
Climate Clues from One of the Rainiest Places on Earth
One of the world’s rainiest places lies off Colombia’s Pacific coast. New field research sheds light on the Chocó low-level jet, a phenomenon responsible for the region’s precipitation.
A Warming World Threatens Colombia’s Coffee Future
Colombia is the second-largest producer of Arabica coffee, but changing climate, soil, and precipitation patterns are already altering the harvest volume, production techniques, and even the taste of coffee.
Why Aren’t There More Journal Papers by African Geoscientists?
Africa is a geoscientist’s dream. But new research shows that less than 4% of the world’s high-impact geoscience papers focus on Africa, and few of those have even one African author.
Measuring Massive Magnetic Meteorites
A new tool to measure the magnetic signatures of big meteorites could not only aid NASA’s mission to Psyche; it could also help solve mysteries about how magnetic fields formed in our early solar system.
COVID Clears the Skies for Earth-Observing Drones in Nepal
When the pandemic hit Nepal and the country’s main airport drastically cut flights, a group of drone experts, local governments, and scientists saw a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to gather geodata.