As the number of satellites in low Earth orbit grows by leaps and bounds, accurate calculations of the effects of atmospheric drag on their trajectories are becoming critically important.
Here are 10 practical steps that scientists can take to counteract the detrimental effects of abusive academic work environments.
The scientific community must act to minimize the adverse air quality and health impacts of relaxed EPA regulation.
The lack of clear references to and descriptions of data sets in published literature limits the usefulness of data, as well as the reproducibility and credibility of scientific findings.
With so many communities facing relocation from a changing climate, reframing “managed retreat” is needed to respect people’s self-determination.
Institutions should heed these recommendations to prepare faculty and students for discrimination and racialized violence before traveling and to protect them once in the field.
Early-career scientists from the AGU Mentoring Network discuss how the global pandemic has exacerbated long-standing issues with the availability of positions in and the diversity of the geosciences.
Policymakers need scientists. Here’s how one geoscientist contributed to a U.S. congressional report that’s already churning out legislation—and real action.
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.
To achieve the goals in their aspirational diversity statements, organizations must actively recruit, mentor, and support scientists from every sector of society.