Climate change may double the risk of heat-related illness at Grand Canyon National Park by the end of the century.
New study uses trail cameras and speakers to isolate what human sounds do to animals.
A speleothem has revealed rapid periods of warming across the interior of the continent during the last glacial period, corresponding to similar events recorded in Greenland ice.
Researchers tracked 19 maritime glaciers in Kenai Fjords National Park over several decades and found that tidewater glaciers tended to experience less ice loss than other types of glaciers.
Una investigación sobre los rangos de hábitat de microorganismos en las fuentes hidrotermales del parque nacional Yellowstone muestran condiciones ambientales propicias para la interacción entre cianobacterias y algas.
As summer temperatures continue to rise, important biocrust-forming organisms in the American Southwest may be lost.
Success in Yosemite is driving the wider use of lidar surveys to support forest health and wildfire resilience, study wildlife habitats, and monitor water resources.
Living in Geologic Time: The making, breaking, and backpacking of North America’s Continental Divide.
A new study has spurred further research into the impacts of soil formation on modern-day problems like heavy metal contamination in agricultural soils.
Results of in situ experiments on natural microbial communities suggest that biological crusts can protect soils from erosion, but their protective role could be compromised under predicted future climate scenarios.