Small islands and low-income nations face the largest relative monetary losses to their ports and maritime trade.
New research tests the promise of insurance to harden the U.S. economy to tropical storms.
Sand is a foundational element of our cities, our homes, our landscapes and seascapes. How we will interact with the material in the future, however, is less certain.
The military is launching a fleet of small, interconnected satellites to collect data, track missiles, and aim weapons.
Over the course of a decade, farmers growing corn and soybeans in the U.S. Midwest increased their adoption of cover cropping—a tenet of so-called conservation agriculture—by fourfold.
Thanks to the advent of exascale computing, local climate forecasts may soon be a reality. And they’re not just for scientists anymore.
Find out more about the AGU Advanced Textbook Series that enables upper undergraduate- and graduate-level students to engage with primary literature and develop skills of critical analysis.
By studying meteorites believed to be remnants of the catastrophic breakup of a dwarf planet, researchers are learning how lonsdaleite, a particularly hard type of diamond, forms in nature.
Massive use of materials containing per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances in commercial and industrial sectors has led to their widespread occurrence in subsurface environments.
A new report supports the idea that underground mines can be transformed into energy storage facilities, adding the possibility of on-demand, carbon-free power to energy grids.