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THE LAST ICE tells the story of the Inuit communities fighting to protect the disappearing Arctic that has been their home for centuries. From National Geographic Pristine Seas, THE LAST ICE premieres on National Geographic Channel this October.
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Todd Danielson, Informed Infrastructure's editorial director, interviewed Eduardo Lazzarotto, Bentley Systems’ director of Product Management for Facilities Engineering, via webcam.
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Using Landsat satellite data to track global tundra ecosystems over decades, a new study found the region has become greener, as warmer air and soil temperatures lead to increased plant growth.
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The Copernicus Sentinel-1 mission takes us over the Amazon River meandering through one of the most vital ecosystems in the world: the Amazon rainforest in South America, in this week's edition of the Earth from Space program.
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In the largest-ever study of glacial lakes, researchers using a 30-year satellite data record have found that the volume of these lakes worldwide has increased by about 50% since 1990 as glaciers melt and retreat due to climate change.
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Earth’s magnetic field acts like a protective shield around the planet, repelling and trapping charged particles from the Sun. But over South America and the southern Atlantic Ocean, an unusually weak spot in the field – called the South Atlantic Anomaly, or SAA – allows these particles to dip closer to the surface than normal.
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Due to heavy rain, the entry of motorized vehicles to the field was impossible, but thanks to HYBRiX technology, farmers in Rueda, Spain, were able to spray all their vid fields in one day of work obtaining the expected results.
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The Cloud-Aerosol Lidar and Infrared Pathfinder Satellite Observations (CALIPSO) satellite—a joint venture between NASA and the French space agency, Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales (CNES)—observed the plume as it traveled across the ocean and eventually affected the mainland of the United States.