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Microbes Living in Deep Sea Rocks Spawn More Hope for Life on Mars
April 9 | Smithsonian.com
Mass Extinction Eruptions Produced Same Amount of CO2 as 21st Century Emission Predictions
April 9 | Phys.org
Oil Rig Workers Hit with One-Two Punch of Coronavirus and Plummeting Oil Prices
April 9 | NBC News
Saudi Arabia Sends Wave Of Supertankers To U.S. Ahead Of Oil Meeting
April 9 | Oil Price
Snowpack Data Sets Put to the Test
April 9 | EOS Earth & Space Science News
Ancient Volcanic Eruption Dated Through Rings of Dead Trees
April 9 | Smithsonian.com
Idaho Geothermal History
April 8 | Governor*s Office of Idaho

Geothermal Bills Make Progress Through Both Chambers
April 8 | Speaking of Geoscience Blog

Simplified diagram showing how geothermal power plans work. Image by EPA.

Deep-Sea Squids Glow to Communicate in the Dark
April 8 | Smithsonian.com
Co-Occurring Contaminants May Increase North Carolina Groundwater Risks
April 8 | Duke Nicholas School of the Environment
Implications of a Supervolcano*s Seismicity
April 8 | EOS Earth & Space Science News
Last year*s rumblings beneath Taupo supervolcano, in New Zealand, the site of Earth*s most recent supereruption, lend new urgency to research and outreach efforts in the region.
Volcanic Explosivity Index
April 8 | Geology.com

Volcanic Explosivity Index: The spheres in the illustration above represent the volume of erupted tephra for some of the most widely-known explosive volcanic eruptions. Although most people believe that Vesuvius (79 AD - the Pompeii eruption), Mount St. Helens (1980), and Mount Pinatubo (1991) were enormous, they are very small compared to ancient eruptions such as Wah Wah Springs, Toba, Yellowstone, or Long Valley Caldera.

Time Has No Meaning at the North Pole
April 8 | Scientific American
Where is the Arctic? What is its Boundary?
April 8 | Geology.com

This map shows the three boundaries commonly used to define the southern geographic extent of the Arctic: 1) the Arctic Circle (shown as a dashed blue line); 2) the area where the average temperature of the warmest month is less than ten degrees Celsius (shown as a solid red line); and, 3) the arctic treeline (shown as a solid green line). Public domain image from the CIA Factbook, treeline added by the National Snow and Ice Data Center.

How COVID-19 Has Shifted Electricity Demand
April 7 | Energy Information Administration

New York average weekday load shapes.

If Russia and Saudi Arabia Walk Away from their Oil Price War, the Glut Will Continue
April 7 | Oil and Gas Journal
A production cut by Russia and Saudi Arabia is unlikely to suddenly eliminate the current oversupply - because COVID-19 has killed oil demand.
High Water: Prolonged Flooding on the Deltaic Mississippi River
April 7 | EOS Earth & Space Science News
A Comet May Have Destroyed This Paleolithic Village 12,800 Years Ago
April 7 | Smithsonian.com
Fragments of a comet likely hit Earth 12,800 years ago, and a little Paleolithic village in Syria might have suffered the impact.
Crude Oil at a $20 Price Stabilization?
April 7 | Bloomberg
Enceladus Organics on Grains of Ice
April 7 | NASA

This illustration shows the process of organic compounds making their way onto ice grains emitted in plumes from Saturn*s moon Enceladus, where they were detected by NASA*s Cassini spacecraft.

Life on Europa?
April 7 | Geology.com
Water from a subsurface ocean on Jupiter*s moon, Europa, could reach the surface through seeps or erupt from hot water vents. This water would reveal the chemistry of the subsurface ocean and may contain microbes that live below. Artist*s concept image by NASA / JPL.
Data From Cassini May Explain Saturn*s Atmospheric Mystery
April 7 | NASA

This false-color composite image shows auroras (depicted in green) above the cloud tops of Saturn*s south pole. Image by NASA/JPL/ASI/University of Arizona/University of Leicester.

Earth*s Aurora Australis from Space
April 7 | Geology.com

Composite satellite image of the Aurora Australis (southern lights) over Antarctica and the Southern Ocean from space. The image was compiled by superimposing data of the Aurora Australis collected by NASA IMAGE satellite atop of an image of Earth from a south polar perspective from the Blue Marble project. The result simulates what the Aurora Australis would look like from a satellite orbiting above. Image by NASA.

Coronavirus Lockdowns Cause Worldwide Decrease In Man-Made Seismic Noise
April 6 | Forbes
Deepwater Horizon*s Legacy of Science
April 6 | EOS Earth & Space Science News
Largest Oil Spills Map
April 6 | Geology.com

This map shows the location of eleven of the world*s largest oil spills. The colored squares indicate the source of the spill - war (red), a well on land (green), a well in the ocean (blue) or a ship (black). Map copyright by Geology.com. Base map copyright by MapResources.com.

Shale Frackers Grind to a Halt as Oil Prices Near a Two-Decade Low
April 5 | Reuters
Crude Oil Pricing by Currency (2018-2020)
April 5 | American Geosciences Institute

Rare Ozone Hole Opens Over the Arctic - And It*s Big
April 5 | Nature

False-color map of total ozone over the Arctic. Image by NASA Ozone Watch.

Italy*s Mount Stromboli Erupts
April 5 | ABC News

Stromboli: Location, Photos, Plate Tectonics
April 5 | Geology.com

Map showing the location of Stromboli, in the Tyrrhenian Sea. Map by Geology.com and MapResources.

M 4.9 Earthquake, Southern California
April 4 | United States Geological Survey

Map by the United States Geological Survey.

Drifting With Broken Sea Ice
April 4 | NASA Earth Observatory

Cracks in the Arctic sea ice are important for satellite-based measurements of the ice*s thickness. They also pose challenges for ship-based researchers participating in the MOSAiC expedition. Earth Observatory *Image of the Day* for March 31, 2020.

More Evidence That Pluto Might Have a Subsurface Ocean
April 4 | Smithsonian.com

Image by NASA.

Field Gemology: Building a Research Collection and Understanding the Development of Gem Deposits
April 4 | Gemological Institute of America
Four New Species of Prehistoric Flying Reptiles Unearthed in Morocco
April 4 | Smithsonian.com
The Shutdown Is Clearing New York's Air. Don't Cheer Too Hard.
April 3 | Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
New Weather Patterns Are Turning Water Into a Weapon
April 3 | Bloomberg
The melting glaciers of the Himalayas have become a political tool in the tussle between China, India, Pakistan and Bangladesh.
Greenland Lost a Near-Record 600 Billion Tons of Ice Last Summer, Raising Sea Levels
April 3 | The Washington Post
That amount of ice lost by Greenland in about two months, raised global sea levels about 2.2 millimeters.
Study Suggests Shifts in Deep Geologic Structure May Have Magnified Great 2011 Japan Tsunami
April 3 | Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
China Is Buying U.S. Crude at Under $10 per Barrel
April 3 | Reuters
Sunlit Peaks in the Himalayas
April 2 | NASA Earth Observatory

As the International Space Station was traveling over India towards the day-night terminator, an astronaut shot this photograph of Earth*s third-highest summit, Kangchenjunga, and its surrounding peaks warmly lit by the setting Sun. With the Sun low in the sky, the light was passing through more atmosphere, which scatters it towards the red end of the visible spectrum.

U.S. Stripper Wells Among the First to Face Shutdown
April 2 | Platts
Parasitic Cones in Hokkaido
April 2 | NASA Earth Observatory

In Japan, what do they call a parasitic cone of a parasitic cone? Answer: Mount Kamui. The small volcano sits along the rim of the larger Mashu caldera, which is itself a volcano on the rim of the even larger Kussharo caldera in northeastern Hokkaido.

Why It*s So Difficult to Find Earth*s Earliest Life
April 2 | Smithsonian.com
6.5 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Parts Of Idaho, Oregon And Washington
Apirl 1 | Boise State Public Radio
Let NASA Bring the Universe to Your Home
April 1 | NASA

With podcasts, e-books, DIY projects and more, the agency has lots of fun, informative ways to help you explore the solar system and beyond - no launch vehicle required.

NASA, University of Nebraska Release New Global Groundwater Maps and U.S. Drought Forecasts
April 1 | NASA

M 6.5 Earthquake: Central Idaho
April 1 | United States Geological Survey

Map by the United States Geological Survey.

Online Course: Bedrock Well Exploration and Development
April 1 | American Geosciences Institute
Study Reveals a Rapid Sea Level Rise in the 18th Century Along the U.S. Atlantic Coast
April 1 | Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Margot Saher (left) of Bangor University and Roland Gehrels of University of York work together to obtain a sediment core from Barn Island salt marsh in Stonington, Connecticut. Photo by Roland Gehrels, University of York.

Oil Drops More than 6% to an 18-Year Low, as Global Demand Evaporates
April 1 | CNBC
Court OKs Trump Repeal of Obama Public Lands Fracking Rule
April 1 | The Hill
What Is Hydraulic Fracturing?
April 1 | Geology.com

Horizontal Drilling and Hydraulic Fracturing: Simplified diagram of a natural gas well that has been constructed with horizontal drilling through the Marcellus Shale and hydraulic fracturing on the horizontal portion of the well. The advantage of drilling a well this that in a vertical well, the well bore will only be in the Marcellus Shale for the thickness of the rock unit. However, if the well is turned, drilled horizontally through the shale, and the rocks around the well are fractured, more natural gas will flow into the well. The yield of the well is increased enormously.

Most of Hawaii*s Electric Battery Systems are Paired with Wind or Solar Power Plants
March 31 | Energy Information Administration

Nearly all of Hawaii*s utility-scale battery storage capacity is installed with onshore wind turbines or solar photovoltaic systems, allowing excess electricity from those generators to be stored and used later. As of January 2020, about 30% of Hawaii*s total generating capacity is solar or wind. The non-dispatchable nature of these technologies creates operational challenges for system operators. Pairing batteries with wind and solar systems has proven effective in mitigating the operational challenges. Hawaii plans to generate 100% of its electricity from renewable energy by 2045.

The NASA Mission to Study Giant Solar Particle Storms
March 31 | NASA

A new NASA mission called SunRISE will study what drives solar particle storms - giant surges of solar particles that erupt off of the Sun - as depicted in this illustration. Understanding how such storms affect interplanetary space can help protect spacecraft and astronauts. Image by NASA.

The USS Stickleback, a Cold War Submarine, Found 11,000 Feet Down in the Pacific Ocean
March 31 | Smithsonian.com

Tree Rings Could Pin a Date on the Volcanic Eruption at Thera
March 31 | Phys.org
Thera is a volcano on the island of Santorini, in the Aegean Sea, about 120 miles southeast of the mainland of Greece.
In Exactly A Year Our Knowledge Of The Cosmos Will Change Forever
March 31 | Forbes

Artist*s impression of James Webb space telescope. Image by ESA, NASA, S. Beckwith, the HUDF Team, Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems, STScI, ATG medialab.

*Virus-Fighting* Scientist Gets Magnets Stuck in His Nose
March 31 | BBC
Geology of Corundum and Emerald Gem Deposits
March 31 | Gemological Institute of America
What Is Corundum?
March 31 | Geology.com

Corundum Crystals: Photos of three corundum crystals. On the left is a common corundum from Transvaal, South Africa, that is about 6 centimeters in height. In the center is a gem-quality ruby corundum from Karnataka, India, that is about 1.6 centimeters in height. On the right is a blue sapphire corundum from Sri Lanka that is about two centimeters in height. All three specimens and photos by Arkenstone / www.iRocks.com.

The World*s Largest Deserts
March 30 | Geology.com

This map shows the generalized location of Earth's ten largest deserts on the basis of surface area. Base map by NOAA.

Dust from a Storm in the Sahara Crossing the Atlantic and Interacting with a Tropical Storm
March 30 | NASA

Dust from a storm in the Sahara Desert crosses the Atlantic and interacts with a Tropical Storm west of the Bahamas.

Principal Faults in the Houston, Texas, Metropolitan Area
March 30 | United States Geological Survey

Quote from the document: "More than 150 historically active faults have been identified in the Houston, Texas, metropolitan area. This document is not "news". It is an interesting USGS document published in 2005.

Waving at the Kerguelen Islands
March 30 | NASA Earth Observatory

While orbiting over the southern Indian Ocean, an astronaut took this photo of the Kerguelen Islands (south of Madagascar but closer to Antarctica than Africa). Westerly winds pushed low-lying clouds up against the western shores. Meanwhile, ship wave clouds ripple away from small yet tall outlying islands. Sunglint reflecting off of the water surface highlights some waves moving toward the southern coastline.

Mapping Nutrient Inputs in the Great Lakes Basin
March 29 | EOS Earth & Space Science News
New Feathered Carnivorous Dinosaur Found in New Mexico
March 28 | Smithsonian.com
The Forgotten American Explorer Who Discovered Huge Parts of Antarctica
March 28 | Smithsonian.com

USS Vincennes in Disappointment Bay by Captain Charles Wilkes.

Wall Map of Antarctica and the Southern Ocean
March 28 | Geology.com

Archaeologists in Leeds Unearth 600 Lead-Spiked, 19th-Century Beer Bottles
March 28 | Smithsonian.com
Oil Market Volatility Is at an All-Time High
March 28 | Energy Information Administration

Crude oil prices have fallen significantly since January 1, largely driven by the economic contraction caused by the 2019 novel coronavirus and a sudden increase in crude oil supply following the suspension of production cuts among the OPEC and partner countries. With falling demand and increasing supply, daily price changes for West Texas Intermediate have been volatile.

Map of the Middle East
March 28 | Geology.com

Map of the Middle East by the United States Central Intelligence Agency, April 2019.

Basalts Turn Carbon into Stone for Permanent Storage
March 27 | EOS Earth & Space Science News
Quote from the article: *In carbon storage experiments tied to geothermal power plants in Iceland, 90% of injected carbon dioxide transformed into minerals in just 2 years.*
The Plan to Fill the National Petroleum Reserve at Today*s Incredibly Low Prices is Nixed
March 27 | CNBC
The money is needed to fight the coronavirus.
Collision on One Side of Pluto Ripped Up Terrain on the Other
March 27 | Scientific American

The bowl-shaped, 1240-mile-long Sputnick Plantia of Pluto is thought to have been formed by the impact of an enormous asteroid. Image by NASA.

M 5.0 Earthquake Rattles West Texas - Like the Vibration of a Train, But Stronger
March 27 | USA Today
M 5.0 Earthquake in West Texas
March 27 | United States Geological Survey
The Amazon Is Almost Fully Saturated, And Could Flip to Emitting Carbon in 15 Years
March 26 | Science Alert
Sulfur-Rich Organic Compounds: A New Way to Test for Life on Mars
March 26 | AirSpace
Fracking Giants Warn Shale Crash Will Be Faster This Time
March 26 | Yahoo! Finance
U.S. Holding a Slew of New Drilling Lease Sales Despite Oil Market Slump
March 26 | Reuters
Scientists in Canada Discover that an Ancient Continent Was Larger than We Thought
March 26 | CNN
Caught Stealing Stones from Notre-Dame
March 25 | Smithsonian.com
Smoke from Australia*s Bushfires Killed Hundreds
March 25 | Scientific American
Researchers Expect Energy Industry Slowdown Will Intensify in Second Half of the Year
March 25 | Midland Reporter-Telegram
Pipeline Companies Make Major Cuts to Their 2020 Construction Budgets
March 25 | Houston Chronicle
Wyoming Looks to Buy Millions of Acres of Mineral Rights
March 25 | The Washington Times
What Are Mineral Rights?
March 24 | Geology.com

Mineral Rights entitle a person or organization to explore and produce the rocks, minerals, oil and gas found at or below the surface of a tract of land. The owner of mineral rights can sell, lease, gift or bequest them to others individually or entirely. For example, it is possible to sell or lease rights to all mineral commodities beneath a property and retain rights to the surface. It is also possible to sell the rights to a specific rock unit (such as the Pittsburgh Coal Seam) or sell the rights to a specific mineral commodity (such as limestone).

Airborne Nitrogen Dioxide Decreases Over Italy
March 24 | NASA Earth Observatory
New data from the European Space Agency now show drops in NO2 concentrations over Italy due to that country*s nationwide lockdown. The change is particularly evident in the Pro Valley of northern Italy.
Past Seasons Hidden Underground
March 24 | EOS Earth & Space Science News
Earth*s Skies Transmitted Signs of Life During Lunar Eclipse
March 24 | EOS Earth & Space Science News
Urban Coyotes Eat a Lot of Garbage - and Cats
March 24 | Smithsonian.com
Opal Myths Busted!
March 24 | Black Opal Direct

How to Virtually Explore the Smithsonian From Your Living Room
March 23 | Smithsonian.com
U.S. Readies Health Response for the Next Big Eruption
March 23 | EOS Earth & Space Science News
U.S. Shale Could Contract by 1 Million b/d this Year
March 23 | Oil and Gas Journal
North Dakota Expects a Big Downturn in the Oil Industry
March 23 | StarTribune
Mapping Lightning Strikes from Space
March 22 | EOS Earth & Space Science News
Earth*s Lightning Hotspots
March 22 | Geology.com

Lake Maracaibo: The world*s top lightning hotspot is over Lake Maracaibo in northwestern Venezuela. Here, nocturnal thunderstorms occur on average about 297 days per year and produce an average of about 232 lightning flashes / square kilometer / year. Local people have called this phenomenon *Relampago del Catatumbo* (Catatumbo lightning) for hundreds of years. Image by NASA.

A Shared Resource for Studying Extreme Polar Environments
March 22 | EOS Earth & Space Science News

Testing seismic sensors in Antarctica. Image by Audrey Huerta and Paul Winberry, Geophysical Earth Observatory for Ice-Covered Environments.

Learning Space With NASA at Home
March 22 | NASA

Looking for space and science activities you can do with NASA at home? Visit the all-new *Learning Space* from NASA*s Jet Propulsion Laboratory to find instructions for making things like rockets, Mars rovers and Moon landers out of materials you have at home - or with templates you can print out.

M 5.7 Earthquake Near Paramythia Greece
March 21 | United States Geological Survey

This earthquake occurred near the border between Greece and Albania. Map by the United States Geological Survey.

M 4.5 Earthquake Near Lake Tahoe, Nevada
March 21 | United States Geological Survey

Image by the United States Geological Survey.

Portable, Pocket-Sized Rock Art Discovered in Ice Age Indonesian Cave
March 21 | Smithsonian.com
Types of Rock Art: Petroglyphs and Pictographs
March 21 | Geology.com

Petroglyphs on sandstone at Newspaper Rock in southwestern Utah. Image copyright iStockphoto / Jeremy Edwards

Swollen Rivers in Channel Country
March 21 | NASA Earth Observatory

Heavy rain in March drenches parched land in southwestern Queensland, Australia.

Seven Ways to Learn About Natural History From Home
March 21 | National Museum of Natural History
When a Quake Shook Alaska, a Radio Reporter Led the Public Through the Devastating Crisis
March 21 | Smithsonian.com
One Nuclear Power Plant Generated 22% of Arkansas*s Electricity in 2019
March 20 | Energy Information Administration
More interesting facts about Arkansas energy.
The Natural Gas Price Decline
March 20 | Energy Information Administration

Image by the Energy Information Administration.

Six Crazy Attempts to Geoengineer the Weather
March 20 | Smithsonian.com
How NASA Innovations Benefit Life on Earth
March 20 | NASA

The technology behind the Mars Helicopter*s 4-foot-wide (1.2-meter-wide) rotor blades is also used in the construction of a rugged drone that helps farmers survey their land. Photo by NASA/JPL-Caltech.

Satellites Track Ice Loss at the Poles
March 20 | NASA

Steenstrup Glacier, ,Greenland, with the midmorning sun glinting off the Denmark Strait in the background. The image was taken during a NASA IceBridge airborne survey of the region in 2016. Photo by NASA/Operation IceBridge

M 5.2 Earthquake Off the Coast of California
March 19 | United States Geological Survey

Intensity map by the United States Geological Survey.

U.S. Crude Oil Exports Drop by 1,000,000 Barrels Per Day on Saudi Oil Tsunami
March 19 | Reuters
Saudi Arabia is flooding the market with oil priced as low as $25 per barrel. They are in a price war with Russia for global market share.
Earthquake at the Boundary Between the Sunda and Australia Plates, near Bali, Indonesia
March 19 | United States Geological Survey

The island of Bali, Indonesia, is located near the boundary of the Sunda and Australia Plates. The Sunda plate is moving to the west-northwest at a rate of about 21 millimeters per year. The Australia plate is moving to the north-northwest at a rate of about 70 millimeters per year. The plates collide to form the Java-Sunda trench, where the Australia plate subducts below the Sunda plate at a relative velocity of about 70 millimeters per year in a north-northwest direction. Many volcanoes in Indonesia have been formed by interactions between the Australia and Sunda tectonic plates; some (but not all) of these volcanoes are shown on the map.

Mount Agung: An Active and Dangerous Volcano on the Island of Bali
March 19 | Geology.com

Mount Agung viewed from the east and rising above the clouds. The caldera rim of Mount Batur is visible in the distance. During the 1963-1964 eruption, pyroclastic flows and lahars roared down these slopes. They traveled all the way to the ocean and killed everyone in their paths. Image copyright iStockphoto / adiartana.

Could Our Energy Come from Giant Seaweed Farms in the Ocean?
March 19 | Scientific American
A U.S. agency is funding projects to help create a bioenergy industry based on macroalgae
Earthquake Shakes Salt Lake City - Salt Lake Temple*s Angel Moroni Damaged
March 18 | KSL.
M 5.7 Earthquake Near Salt Lake City, Utah
March 18 | United States Geological Survey

Map by the United States Geological Survey.

Taal: An Ash-Damaged Island in the Philippines
March 18 | NASA Earth Observatory

Two Bombs From 1935 Stuck in Hawaii Volcano
March 18 | Smithsonian.com
National Weather Service Regional and Local Climate Services Delivery Operations Document
March 18 | National Weather Service

Hawaii Issues First Tornado Warnings in More than a Decade
March 18 | The Washington Post
Ever Restless Popocatepetl
March 18 | NASA Earth Observatory

Popocatepetl has been erupting since January 2005. The volcano has produced near constant venting from fumaroles, punctuated by minor steam, gas, and ash emissions.

Eight Digital Education Resources from the Smithsonian
March 18 | Smithsonian.com
Online Teaching and Learning Materials from the American Geosciences Institute
March 18 | American Geosciences Institute
Sinking Sea Mountains Make and Muffle Earthquakes
March 17 | Jackson School of Geosciences

The researchers integrated data from samples of subducting rock and sediment around seamounts, like these cores which were drilled from the Nankai Trench offshore Japan in 2000. The cores contain a mixture of rock, sediments and water and give researchers insight into what happens as a seamount is ground between tectonic plates. Photo by Demian Saffer.

Climate Destabilization Unlikely to Cause Methane *Burp*
March 17 | Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Greenland, Antarctica Melting Six Times Faster Than in the 1990s
March 17 | NASA

An aerial view of the icebergs near Kulusuk Island, off the southeastern coastline of Greenland, a region that is exhibiting an accelerated rate of ice loss. Image by NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.

Habitat at Risk for Snow-Dependent Organisms
March 17 | NASA Earth Observatory

NASA Earth Observatory image by Lauren Dauphin, using data from Zhu, L. et al. (2019).

Climate Change Is Intensifying Arctic Ocean Currents
March 17 | EOS Earth & Space Science News
With So Many Geologists Forced to Work Remotely...
March 17 | The American Geosciences Institute
the American Geosciences Institute is offering digital subscriptions to its The Geoscience Handbook for $19.60 (over 50% off the regular price).
Online Harassment of Scientists and Health Professionals Is a Serious and Growing Problem
March 17 | Scientific American
Philippines to Dethrone Indonesia as Largest Global Nickel Ore Producer
March 16 | Mining.com
The Philippines will become the world*s leading nickel producer as Indonesia*s nickel ore export ban comes into effect. World nickel production is expected to fall.
The Largest Solar Power Plant in Europe
March 16 | NASA Earth Observatory

The 500-megawatt Nunez de Balboa photovoltaic plant in Spain will supply energy to 250,000 people per year. It is the largest solar power plant in Europe.

Dimming Betelgeuse Likely Isn't Cold, Just Dusty
March 16 | National Science Foundation

Observations of the star Betelgeuse taken in January and December 2019 that show the star dimming. Image by M. Montarges and others, ESO.

Earth*s Mantle, Not Its Core, May Have Generated Planet*s Early Magnetic Field
March 16 | University of California, San Diego

Scientists are finding that Earth's mantle may have generated the planet's early magnetic field. Image by the United States Geological Survey.

How Will Billions of Marine Microbes Adapt to Climate Change?
March 16 | University of Southern California
Researchers Develop Flood Prediction Tool
March 16 | National Science Foundation

A new algorithm can predict the flow of floodwater that occurs in hurricanes and other weather. Photograph by the South Carolina National Guard.

Microbial Influences on Subduction Zone Carbon Cycling
March 16 | EOS Earth & Space Science News
A Textbook Weather Front
March 15 | NASA Earth Observatory

A cold front, warm front, and high-pressure system left their signatures in the clouds over the eastern United States on September 12, 2019.

Kagem Emerald Mine - the World*s Largest Single Producer of Emeralds
March 14 | Gemfields
Lower Oil Prices Unlikely to Significantly Slow U.S. Associated Gas Production
March 14 | Platts
Oil's Worst Week Since 2008
March 14 | Yahoo! Finance
U.S. Shale Producers Seek Large Discounts from Oil Field Service Companies
March 14 | Reuters
Tropical Forests Are Losing Their Ability to Soak Up Carbon
March 14 | EOS Earth & Space Science News
What Does Hand Sanitizer Do to the Metals and Gems in Your Jewelry?
March 14 | JCK Online
U-2 Spy Plane Photos Are Windows Onto Ancient Civilizations
March 14 | Atlas Obscura