New ground-penetrating radar measurements reveal the thickness and total ice volume of the mountain's Northern Ice Field.
Although planetary sciences may be perceived as long-term fundamental research with little direct and immediate benefit for populations, expanding planetary science programs can have many benefits
A new study finds a widely used water tariff does not effectively deliver subsidies to intended beneficiaries in Nairobi, Kenya.
Up to 40% of the total rainfall in arid parts of East Africa may be caused by water vapor from farming practices in South Asia.
Symposium for Science and Technology Research Partnership for Sustainable Development (SATREPS) Project 2015; Pretoria, South Africa, 12 October 2015
In an African region where continental crust is pulling apart and fracturing—the East African Rift zone—the area's many faults are slowly releasing a large amount of carbon dioxide.
New satellite data highlight the important role African dust plays in maintaining the rain forest's long-term health.
First West African Workshop on Air Quality, Measurements, and Modeling; Abuja, Nigeria, 9–12 June 2014
Satellite infrared observations are used to reconstruct African precipitation records for the past 30 years in an attempt to infer rainfall variability.
Scientists demonstrated that rainfall can be monitored using the network of cellular towers throughout West Africa.