Researchers present the most comprehensive catalog of Venusian volcanic edifices to date, providing new knowledge of the geological evolution of a relatively understudied planet.
GIS (geographic information systems)
Can Newspaper Reporting Uncover Flood Risk?
In areas of low or no flood monitoring, archival coverage of historical flooding can help scientists make better risk predictions.
Airborne Gravity Surveys Are Remaking Elevations in the U.S.
Measuring gravity’s tiny fluctuations is giving the United States an upgraded system of elevations.
Hack Weeks Gaining Ground in the Earth and Space Sciences
Workshops that fuse traditional learning with Silicon Valley–inspired “hack sessions” are giving scientists a new venue to build community and sharpen their skills.
Making Maps on a Micrometer Scale
Geographic information system software, created for mapping cities and continents, works equally well with the minuscule layers and inclusions that record a crystal’s history.
Virtual Poster Showcase Experienced Steady Growth in 2017
A pilot project for high schools and a geographic information system map, as well as other embellishments, have enhanced a program that enables students to present research electronically.
Teaching the Integration of Geography and Atmospheric Sciences
Atmospheric scientists spent a decade incorporating geographic information systems into their research and operations. Now it is time to incorporate GIS into atmospheric science education.
Visualizing the Climate's Future
Climate Inspector: A new Web-based approach to exploring global climate change across space and time.
Aubrecht Receives 2014 Natural Hazards Focus Group Award for Graduate Research
Christoph Aubrecht has been awarded the Natural Hazards Focus Group Award for Graduate Research. This award recognizes a promising young scientist engaged in studies of natural hazards and risks and is given in recognition of outstanding contributions achieved during their Ph.D. (or highest equivalent terminal degree) research. He was formally presented with the award at the 2014 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, held 15-19 December in San Francisco, Calif.
What Instruments Are Available for Polar Studies?
Instrumentation for Polar Glaciology and Geophysics Research Workshop; Baltimore, Maryland, 9–10 October 2014