Efficiently tracking nature’s engineers—beavers—at the scale of entire watersheds over time is now possible, thanks to a new artificial intelligence–trained model called EEAGER.
Satellite images of lustrous new leaves reveal changes that will have cascading effects on diverse ecosystems in the eastern United States.
Image pairs indicate that 99% of the planet’s surface could be altered in the next 25 million years.
International regulations have reduced aerosol pollutants released from ships. Now, researchers want to use ship tracks to better understand the ambiguous effects that cleaner air has on climate.
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.
The most powerful gigantic jet ever recorded fortuitously appeared over a sensor array in Oklahoma, enabling scientists to map the structure of the phenomenon for the first time.
Large caves near the Moon’s equator maintain a temperate, stable daily temperature around 17°C.
Researchers were surprised to find exactly how many oil slicks were due to human activity, highlighting the need for people to pay attention to runoff and leaks.
After oil and tar washed up on eastern Mediterranean beaches in 2021, scientists devised a way to trace the pollution back to its sources using satellite imagery and mathematics.
A new method shows a key relationship between the width and makeup of Earth’s river channels over time. The technique could be applied to other terrestrial bodies, such as Mars.