Telecom fiber repurposed as distributed acoustic sensing arrays can image near-surface structure and potentially improve seismic hazard mapping in urban areas.
Mapping a River Beneath the Sea
A recent expedition mapped one of the world’s longest submarine channels, revealing previously undiscovered physical features and raising questions about its unusual origin and shape.
Machine Learning Algorithms Help Scientists Explore Mars
Researchers applied machine learning algorithms to several distinct chemical compositions of Mars and suggest that these algorithms could be a powerful tool to map the planet’s surface on a large scale.
Mapping Teotihuacan’s Past, Present, and Future
A new lidar project reveals how mining and urban expansion have put one of Mexico’s most iconic cultural heritage sites at risk.
Crowdsourced Science Helps Map Vancouver’s “Smellscape”
Exposure to stinky odors can affect human health, but quantifying smells can be difficult.
Una nueva herramienta crea rápida y gratuitamente mapas de inundaciones para el sur global
Un nuevo programa en línea puede trazar rápidamente los contornos de inundaciones pasadas, permitiendo que los países con escasez de datos se preparen para futuros desastres.
A Global Map of Human Sewage in Coastal Ecosystems
Prodigious quantities of nitrogen from human waste flow into coastal waters, a study of nearly 135,000 watersheds reveals.
New Tool Crafts Fast, Free Flood Maps for the Global South
A new online program can quickly map the outlines of past floods, allowing data-scarce countries to prepare for future disasters.
App Tracks Harmful Mosquitos with Help from Crowdsourced Science
While collecting data using an app, volunteers have the chance to support research and fight mosquito populations on the ground.