Geography News

Feb 18, 2015 by Sci-News.com

Innovative techniques that use satellites to monitor ocean acidification are set to revolutionize the way that scientists study the Earth’s oceans. This new approach offers remote monitoring of large swathes of inaccessible ocean from satellites, including ESA’s Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity (SMOS) mission. Temperature and salinity measurements (averaged between 2010 and 2014) from several satellites, including ESA’s SMOS mission, have...

Nov 27, 2014 by Sci-News.com

An international group of scientists using data from ESA’s Gravity field and steady-state Ocean Circulation Explorer (GOCE) has created the most accurate...

Nov 25, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Researchers from Australia, the United States and the United Kingdom using an autonomous underwater vehicle known as the SeaBED have created the first...

Oct 3, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Using data from NASA’s and European Space Agency’s satellites that measure variations in gravitational field, a multinational team of researchers...

Jan 14, 2014 by Sci-News.com

UK scientists have recently discovered a huge subglacial trough – deeper than the Grand Canyon – in Antarctica. This map of Antarctica shows the...

Nov 28, 2013 by Sci-News.com

A team of researchers from the University of Cambridge’s Scott Polar Research Institute has discovered two lakes about 800 m below the ice sheet...

Nov 27, 2013 by Sci-News.com

Using satellite images from Google Earth, Canadian scientists have found that fishing weirs off the coast of Persian Gulf countries could be catching up...

Sep 9, 2013 by Enrico de Lazaro

Oceanographers led by Dr William Sager from the University of Houston have discovered what they say is the biggest single volcano yet documented on our...

Aug 30, 2013 by Sci-News.com

An international team of researchers using radar data from NASA’s Operation IceBridge has discovered a previously unmapped canyon hidden for all...