La información compartida en las plataformas de redes sociales podría ayudar a los científicos a recopilar datos en tiempo real y ayudar a las agencias en los esfuerzos de ayuda.
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Social Media Supplements Science During Natural Disasters
Information shared on social media platforms could help scientists gather real-time data and assist agencies in relief efforts.
Higher Sea Surface Temperatures Could Lead to a Weaker Monsoon
Most climate models predict that the South Asian monsoon will strengthen with climate change, but new research indicates warmer ocean temperatures may lead to a drier phenomenon.
Researchers Trace Threats to Groundwater in India
A handful of new studies analyze the depletion and contamination of groundwater, as well as the effects of climate change—and how communities are responding.
Development and Climate Change Contribute to a Himalayan Tragedy
Infrastructure projects like roads and dams destabilize slopes and compound the effects of glacial floods and avalanches, scientists say.
Pharmaceuticals Pollute the Ganges
Scientists report a cocktail of antibiotics, anti-inflammatory drugs, and personal care products found near two pilgrimage cities along the river.
New Recommendations for a Proactive Flood Policy in India
As India grapples with devastating monsoon floods, a new review supports greater investment in nonstructural solutions.
A Future of Retreating Glaciers in the Himalayas
India’s first regional climate change assessment warns of accelerated glacier melt.
When Natural Disasters Cross the Path of COVID-19
Natural hazards are intersecting with the coronavirus pandemic in India, and researchers will need to model both to inform the public health response.