NOAA’s Office of Coast Survey and the National Geodetic Survey (NGS) recently conducted operational tests of small unmanned aerial systems — or drones — on board NOAA Ship Thomas Jefferson in support of survey operations conducted along the south coast of Puerto Rico.
Two new NASA research efforts delve into Hurricane Maria's far-reaching effects on the island's forests as seen in aerial surveys and on its residents' energy and electricity access as seen in data from space.
Ozone layer depletion has increased snowfall over Antarctica in recent decades, partially mitigating the ongoing loss of the continent’s ice sheet mass, new University of Colorado Boulder research finds.
Look at a digital map of the world with pixels that are more than 50 miles on a side and you’ll see a hazy picture: whole cities swallowed up into a single dot; Vancouver Island and the Great Lakes just one pixel wide.
You probably overestimate just how far someone can push you before you reach your tipping point, new research suggests.
Time spent sitting, sleeping and moving is determined in part by our genes, University of Oxford researchers have shown.
A six-year collaboration between cartographers from the University of Oregon and wildlife biologists from the University of Wyoming has resulted in the publication this fall of “Wild Migrations: Atlas of Wyoming’s Ungulates.”
The largest extinction in Earth’s history marked the end of the Permian period, some 252 million years ago.
A computer model developed at the University of Wyoming by UW researchers and others has demonstrated remarkable accuracy and efficiency in identifying images of wild animals from camera-trap photographs in North America.
If a picture is worth a thousand words, how do you quantify the experience of holding a whale skull?
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