Canyonlands Research Center provides a good site for drought studies and a working cattle ranch for research purposes.
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.
Shackelton Point data includes records on various lake aspects that go back 50 years or more, making lake trends emerge more clearly to researchers.
Dauphin Island Sea Lab features aquatic environmental monitoring and research as well as an Estuarium full of Alabama’s aquatic life. DISL also features educational programs for K-12 on up to adults, including a program where students learn...
Research into the “rafting” of animals on plastics and other debris in the ocean after the 2011 tsunami reveals other insights.
Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve has a proud history of significant monitoring work that goes back to the beginning of the field of ecosystem ecology. It is also the site of several of the longest field studies...
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.
The sounds of the wild are monitored at Coe College Wilderness Field Station as well as aquatic characteristics. The Wilderness Field Station also features two summer sessions for undergraduate courses.
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.
Swordtail research leads to the realization of a dream: a biological field station in an understudied region of Mexico.
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.
Bull Shoals Field Station is known for its many species of birds and its glade habitat. Environmental monitoring includes weather station and phenocam data gathering, with buoy data soon to be added.