Ocean data abound, but accessing them is a challenge, making tackling climate change difficult. One nonprofit is trying to compile them.
New Directions for Perspectives of Earth and Space Scientists
The AGU journal Perspectives of Earth and Space Scientists is changing its aims and scope, removing its by-invitation requirement and adding several new community-serving article formats.
Earth and Space Science Open Archive Takes a Big Step Forward
The ESS Open Archive is moving to a new publishing platform where it will continue to accelerate the open discovery of Earth and space science research.
Credit Where Credit Is Due
Promoting open, inclusive, transparent, and traceable science requires that scientists revamp the ways in which we acknowledge all manner of contributions to research.
Open and Fair Data in Tropical Forests
People who gather ground data on tropical forests are highly disadvantaged compared to the users of such data. A new paper suggests long-term collaborations as a path forward.
A Sharper Look at the World’s Rivers and Catchments
Digital hydrographic maps have transformed global environmental studies and resource management. A major database update will provide even clearer and more complete views of Earth’s waterways.
Exciting New Developments for AGU Books Program
Alongside publication of new books on a broad range of Earth and space science topics, AGU published its first open access books in 2020 and appointed a new Editorial Board.
Sowing Seeds of Food Security in Africa
An innovative program focused on collaboration and capacity building is looking to improve outcomes for smallholder farmers, reduce hunger, and alleviate food insecurity in sub-Saharan Africa.
Disseminating Scientific Results in the Age of Rapid Communication
Modernizing the peer review process and clarifying how to use and understand open data are two essential ways to make sure our science is accurate and accurately presented.
Geoscience Societies Commit to Tackling Global Challenges
As Europe’s premiere geoscience conference kicks off online, leading Earth and space societies restate their commitments in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.