A Houston nonprofit identified 14 native “super tree” species that are particularly promising for mitigating climate change and public health concerns.
Rare Wintertime Thunderstorms Recorded over the U.S. Gulf Coast
“Thundersnow”—thunderstorm activity accompanying a winter storm—was spotted near southern Texas earlier this year.
Modeling Groundwater and Crop Production in the U.S. High Plains
Innovative new research by a team of international scholars borrows modeling methods from ecology and applies them to groundwater sustainability.
Controlled Explosions Pave the Way for Thwaites Glacier Research
Scientists detonate explosives in West Texas to prepare for fieldwork in West Antarctica.
Fish Continued to Spawn as Hurricane Harvey Swirled Overhead
Spotted seatrout, one of the most popular fish to catch on the shores of Texas, carried on their nightly baby-making ritual despite the havoc of a category 4 storm above.
A Diary of a Storm
When Hurricane Harvey struck Texas more than a week ago, an Eos staff editor based in Houston hunkered down. Here’s her day-by-day account of the storm and its aftermath.
GOES-16 Satellite Lights Up Lightning Flashes in New Video
The satellite's lightning mapper instrument will help scientists forecast extreme weather.
Largest Ever U.S. Shale Oil Deposit Identified in Texas
The Wolfcamp shale, which underlies a large swath of Texas roughly centered on the city of Midland, contains 20 billion barrels of oil that could be recovered with current technology.
Are U.S. States Prepared to Manage Water in a Changing Climate?
An empirical study of water allocation and planning in five states concludes that they lack a statewide strategy to manage the impacts of climate change on water resources.
Satellites Track Chlorophyll Fluorescence to Monitor Drought
New satellite observations show connection between solar-induced chlorophyll fluorescence and soil moisture—a key mechanism behind drought onset.