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.
A citizen science program tracking intermittent rivers has allowed scientists to draw interesting conclusions about them.
Small, digital mayfly data loggers are helping experts and laypeople alike monitor water health at the watershed level.
FAU scientists have trialed a new solar-powered, algae tracking boat which may help warn of impending blooms.
Recent deployment of an Adaptable Monitoring Package (AMP) reveals potential for tapping into wave energy at sea.
New neutrally buoyant sensor technology could make studying the squishiest species in the ocean easier and less costly.
The USGS is monitoring our groundwater for hormones, pharmaceuticals, and other compounds with good news for water quality.
A NOAA team that maintains a buoy system in the Chesapeake Bay is phasing in new equipment and describes the process.
New research into bacteria that naturally degrade microcystins could offer new alternatives for drinking water treatment.
Recent research shows that agricultural management practices may be having unintended consequences on nutrient and sediment concentrations.