Researchers could launch an electron beam device into space to study the Earth's magnetic field and trigger artificial auroras and lightning.
Artificial volcanic plumes, fired from cannons loaded with ash plucked from the slopes of Iceland, may help researchers better monitor disruptive eruptions.
Instrumentation for Polar Glaciology and Geophysics Research Workshop; Baltimore, Maryland, 9–10 October 2014
Monitoring solar activity that disrupts communications can be helped by crowdsourced and automated reports from amateur radio operators.
In a flat sand bed, water creates undulating features.
Scientists demonstrate the potential of fiber optics to measure fluid flow in boreholes as an alternative to traditional measurement techniques.
Scientists demonstrated that rainfall can be monitored using the network of cellular towers throughout West Africa.
New techniques are speeding up the slowest-changing landscapes on Earth.
Observations of the Sun’s extended atmosphere with coronagraphs have become indispensable to both basic and applied research.
The Next Generation of LiDAR Analysis for Critical Zone Research;
Boulder, Colorado, 12–14 May 2014