New study rethinks dynamics of runoff-driven erosion in response to rainstorms.
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NSF Geosciences Report Provides Updated Roadmap
Core research programs and key imperatives are stressed in a new report by the National Science Foundation’s Advisory Committee for the Geosciences.
Could Farmers have Dodged the 2012 Great Plains Drought?
A decision-making model to turn seasonal climate forecasts into information farmers actually need.
Variability in Atlantic Circulation Partly Driven by Wind
Models and observations indicate that the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation exhibits surprising short-term variability, driven largely by wind.
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Warming Hiatus Periods to Become Increasingly Unlikely
Anthropogenic climate change is reducing the likelihood of the Earth seeing another slowdown in the rate of surface warming.
Committing to Publishing Data in the Earth and Space Sciences
A new initiative joins together publishers and data facilities to enable data stewardship.
Advancing Science: Nominate a Scientist for AGU’s Honors Program
AGU calls on members to nominate a deserving scientist for one of its prestigious awards.
How the Solar Wind May Affect Weather and Climate
The Sun's influence on the Earth's climate is complicated, but researchers are slowly figuring out how the solar wind can indirectly affect clouds over the poles.
Colorado Hydrocarbon Leakage Rates Much Higher Than Reported
Airborne measurements put methane emissions from Colorado's Denver-Julesburg Basin at 12 to 26 tons per hour.