Cyclone Evan is one of the strongest cyclones to affect Fiji in almost two decades, and NASA satellites are analyzing the storm and providing data on rainfall, cloud height, temperature data and more to forecasters.
Bigger is better, if you're a leatherback sea turtle.
Scientists have presented the most comprehensive evidence to date that climate extremes such as droughts and record temperatures are failing to change people's minds about global warming.
Harvard researcher is pointing toward a new reason to worry about the effects of climate change—national security.
Aquarius Reef Base – the world's only undersea research lab – has come back to life under the auspices of Florida International University.
Despite a threefold increase in people and cars in the last 50 years, California's strict vehicle emissions standards have managed to significantly clear the state's air, according to new research.
To accurately forecast wintertime bad air days in Utah's Uintah Basin, researchers must use real atmospheric measurements to estimate chemical emissions from nearby oil and natural gas fields, a new study in Atmospheric Chemistry ...
On Oct. 28, 2011, the Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership (NPP) satellite successfully blasted into orbit in a spectacular night launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. Now, Suomi NPP has orbited the Earth more ...
NEES tsunami expert says improved research tools helped predict impact of this week's Japan earthquake
(Phys.org)—A leading tsunami researcher affiliated with the George E. Brown Jr. Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation (NEES) says improved computational models helped in more accuratelypredicting the impact of a ...
(Phys.org) —If sea level rises as scientists predict, will your New Jersey home or parts of your town be underwater?