The Earth Mapping Resources Initiative is filling data gaps and fostering more holistic understanding of critical mineral resources in the United States using a novel mineral systems framework.
Frances Lightsom started her career as an oceanographer. Then she found delight in data.
Nell turns vast columns of data into beautiful and understandable graphics.
Combining visual and sonic representations of data can make science more accessible and help reveal subtle details. The recent decade-long eruption of Hawaii’s Kīlauea Volcano offers a prime example.
Scientists are working together to establish a standardized international scale for measuring and reporting the intensities and impacts of earthquake shaking.
A new study reports that streamflow drought is getting more intense in some parts of the United States, a phenomenon that is stressing the nation’s water policy and infrastructure.
The new director hopes to strengthen existing partnerships, build and retain a more diverse and inclusive workforce, and deliver the agency’s science to those who need it most.
If confirmed, Applegate would fill a yearlong vacancy at the head of the agency.
Road salt is primarily to blame for the shift, though the water remains within safe levels for now.
Oregon and Washington residents will receive an alert on their cell phones if they are in danger from an incoming quake.