Years of daily readings provide an unprecedented view into how a submerged aquatic meadow kept nitrogen from reaching the St. Lawrence Estuary as well as insights on how climate change may alter it.
Saima May Sidik
Internet Cable Reveals the Source of Underwater Vibrations
A novel use of an existing fiber-optic cable off the coast of Spain has clued scientists in to how seismic noise is generated in the ocean.
How We’re Reshaping Global Water Storage
Researchers modeled and mapped how eight key aspects of human societies affect hydrological cycles.
Models Oversimplify How Melting Glaciers Deform Land
When glaciers melt, the land below deforms. Sea level data show that widely used models oversimplify the process.
Bangladeshis Feel Increased Consequences of Sedimentation
In northern Bangladesh, residents are losing their livelihoods, homes, and personal safety when water carries sand and gravel into their communities.
Earth’s Lower Mantle Is Drier Than Previously Thought
Scientists have long known that the two layers of Earth’s mantle have different chemical compositions. Now, modeling shows that different water concentrations may keep them from mixing.
How Wildfires Affect Snow in the American West
Data from 45 burned sites help researchers better understand climate change and wildfires’ impact on snowpack.
Fernando Temprano-Coleto: Going with the Flow
A career in fluid mechanics is both intellectually stimulating and well suited to solving environmental problems.
Sandeep Pai: A Just Transition to Clean Energy
Making sure people whose incomes rely on fossil fuels aren’t left behind as alternative energy sources become more established.