News tagged with erosion

Studying Midwest soil erosion from space

Geologist and geochemist Isaac Larsen at the University of Massachusetts Amherst is used to tramping around in the dirt to conduct his soil research, but satellite photos of the Iowa farmhouse where he grew up have added ...

dateApr 20, 2018 in Environment
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Research team studies geology of wildfires

The most destructive wildfire in Colorado's history began on Sept. 6, 2010. For four days, it burned an area roughly 10 square miles around Fourmile Canyon. It destroyed 168 homes, more than any previous fire in Colorado's ...

dateFeb 26, 2018 in Earth Sciences
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Giving seagrass its due

Seagrass meadows play a crucial role in reducing coastal erosion, making their conservation key for combating rising sea levels due to climate change.

dateFeb 21, 2018 in Environment
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