Keep Off the Grass
Keep Off the Grass
Tracy Vence | Feb 1, 2016
Ecologists focused on grasslands urge policymakers to keep forestation efforts in check.
Outbreak Observatory
Outbreak Observatory
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Jul 1, 2015
Increasingly precise remote-sensing data are helping researchers monitor and predict cases of infectious disease.
The Spying Egg
Jef Akst | Aug 15, 2012
Scientists place a silicon-filled computerized egg in a swan nest to learn about the birdsā€™ hatching process.
The Satellite Shortage
Cristina Luiggi | May 4, 2012
Aging satellites and NASA funding cuts threaten to put a serious dent in scientists’ ability to observe Earth’s processes from above.
Satellites Spy on Fish Farms
Cristina Luiggi | Feb 8, 2012
Scientists use Google Earth to fact check official reports of fish farming in the Mediterranean.
The View From Above
Cristina Luiggi | Feb 1, 2012
Satellite imagery is giving biologists a whole new perspective on the phenomena they study.
Casting a Wide Eye
Cristina Luiggi | Feb 1, 2012
Scientists study a variety of large-scale biological phenomena from the vantage point of space.
Satellite images capture fish fear
Cristina Luiggi | Jun 15, 2011
Scientists use Google Earth to observe the effects of predators on the feeding patterns of coral reef herbivores.