News tagged with mountain

Image: Eastern U.S.

The Copernicus Sentinel-3 satellite takes us over eastern US. Spanning a huge area, including the states of Ohio, Maryland, West Virginia and Delaware, a number of major cities can be seen in this true-colour image. The megacity ...

dateOct 05, 2018 in Earth Sciences
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Mountains create biodiversity

Mountains are among the most biodiverse places on Earth, but scientists have struggled to fully understand why they are so important in creating high species richness. An international research team, including four scientists ...

dateOct 01, 2018 in Earth Sciences
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The origins of the High Plains landscape

Starting at the eastern foot of the Rocky Mountains in the Midwest United States, the dramatic landscape of the High Plains stretches across several U.S. states. Dropping just a few hundred meters over a length of more than ...

dateSep 26, 2018 in Earth Sciences
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