In North Carolina, a collaborative approach is helping scientists restore native brook trout and test them genetically.
Researchers are designing and testing robotic fish to reduce fish mortality around hydroelectric plants.
The Mobile HAB Lab project is taking awareness about Microcystin to the public in Pennsylvania to help keep people and pets safe.
Engineers have developed a prototype for a handheld cyanotoxin detector that works with a cell phone for real-time results in the field.
Research from EWG reveals how an additive risk approach similar to an air pollutant approach might be used to assess drinking water quality.
A customized ROV is helping Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife scientists monitor rockfish where they live.
An underwater buoy designed to work even while locked in ice monitors physical conditions in Wilson Lake, Maine.
Trying to mitigate and delist Boulder Creek and coping with E. coli in the stream is a complex, challenging problem the Boulder Riverkeeper is taking on.
A second ocean acidification monitoring site in Fagatele Bay, American Samoa, was deployed this year by NOAA.
Data from buoys and satellites reveals that extreme ocean winds and wave heights are increasing worldwide, especially in the Southern Ocean.
Seeing the work of the USGS during flood season highlights the value of long-term monitoring and stream gauge data.
NOAA researchers have used years of tide gauge data to reveal that meteotsunamis arrive on US shores with surprising frequency.
Recent testing of a wireless mesh environmental sensing network system offers scalability and convenience to field scientists.
New research into runup signals and storm forerunners may yield an early warning system for dangerous sneaker waves.
Recent work reveals that the asymmetrical nature of climate change is forcing species movement and resulting in “rewired” food webs in lakes.
Deploying new technologies and modeling could allow field scientists and others to collect data often under safer conditions.
Research into the “rafting” of animals on plastics and other debris in the ocean after the 2011 tsunami reveals other insights.
Recent trials of a new real-time flood measurement system for sea walls have proven successful.
A conversation with Mika McKinnon reveals several interesting ways a scientist is applying their field to help and educate the public.