- Puget Sound sediment study looks to fill degraded inlet’s data gapPosted 12 hours ago
- NexSens AccuStage water level sensors are simple and durablePosted 13 hours ago
- Carbon inhaled by Amazon Rainforest is exhaled by Amazon RiverPosted 1 day ago
- Saltwater intrusion monitoring in Southwest Florida needs upgradesPosted 4 days ago
- Choptank River watershed nitrate monitoring targets conservation effortsPosted 4 days ago
- Study takes next step in remote sensing methods for riversPosted 5 days ago
- LI-COR PAR sensors detect light waves to aid aquatic ecosystem researchPosted 6 days ago
- UC Davis groundwater tool helps threatened salmon and steelheadPosted 8 days ago
- Water managers support national monitoring networks, see room for improvement
In the face of an increasingly variable climate, the government agencies charged with managing the U.S. water supply will depend on funding and upgrading of the nation’s stream, snowpack and weather monitoring networks.
- Posted 152 days ago
- Penn State students develop water filter for use in Africa
Students at Penn State University have replicated a ceramic water filtration system that could be used to clean water in parts of Kenya, according to the university’s news site.
- Posted 153 days ago
- Government report outlines monitoring tech needs for water managers
A report (PDF) composed by the Climate Change and Water Working Group outlines technology water managers need to make better short term decisions.
- Posted 156 days ago
- Water leaps from leaf-like nanoscale pattern; desalination and power plants could benefit
By applying a microscopic pattern that resembles a bed of tiny, pointed leaves and special coating, researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have managed to increase the efficiency of water condensing plates by nearly a third.
- Posted 159 days ago
- Info system links hydrological researchers to open source data across the U.S.
A new system for sharing in-situ water data from more than 2 million monitoring sites across the U.S. makes accessing the information as simple as a web search.
- Posted 159 days ago
- Remote cameras tied to environmental sensors advance research from Mojave to Hawaii
Dust storms in the Southwest U.S. affect the region’s climate, air quality and ecosystems.
- Posted 160 days ago
- Alaska ocean data portal’s timely unveiling aids response to beached Kulluk oil rig
On New Years Eve, Shell’s Kulluk oil drilling rig broke free of its tow line and headed for a small island in the Gulf of Alaska.
- Posted 161 days ago
- LandSat 5 to be decommissioned
The LandSat 5, an Earth imaging satellite that’s been orbiting for nearly 30 years, will be back on the ground within the next two months, according to a U.S. Geological Survey press release.
- Posted 166 days ago
- New California observatories improve forecasts of “pineapple express” storms
Scientists have long studied “pineapple express” storms that originate near the Hawaiian Islands and bring heavy rain or snow to the West Coast of the United States.
- Posted 167 days ago
- USGS video explains the agency’s stream gauging on the San Pedro River
The U.S. Geological Survey has more than 3,000 active stream gauges monitoring rivers across the country. A video produced recently by the USGS features Hannah Coy, a USGS field worker explaining some stream gauging practices.
- Posted 173 days ago