Experts called for Congress to reauthorize the National Geological and Geophysical Data Preservation Program Act. They said the data are key for natural resource development and management.
The U.S. Forest Service says a directive on groundwater resource management is an innocuous internal directive. However, critics charge the agency with overstepping its bounds.
Following the 23 July 2013 blowout of a gas production in the Gulf of Mexico owned by Hercules Offshore, scientists established a rapid response study to investigate the environmental effects.
Among other changes, papers now should include a concise statement in the acknowledgments telling the reader where core data supporting the paper’s conclusions can be found.
A new U.S. National Plan for Civil Earth Observations focuses on user needs and defines a framework for constructing a balanced portfolio of Earth observing systems, White House officials said.
An International Planning Workshop for a North Atlantic–Arctic Science Program;
Arlington, Virginia, 14–16 April 2014
An African science symposium at the U.S. National Academy of Sciences in August focused on environmental protection, climate change, development, health, technology, and other issues.
The shale gas industry can learn from the controversy over waste disposal that the nuclear energy industry has faced.
The European Space Agency’s Josef Aschbacher talks with Eos about the new Sentinel fleet of Earth observing satellites.
Climate change is “the defining issue of our time,” Department of the Interior Secretary Sally Jewell said during her 18 June keynote address at the AGU Science Policy Conference in Washington, D. C.