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.
The ACER study utilized many types of data to explore the relationship between biodiversity and resilience for Gulf Coast flora and fauna following the Deepwater Horizon disaster. Biodiversity study subjects were from a wide range and included...
Recent testing of a wireless mesh environmental sensing network system offers scalability and convenience to field scientists.
Cameras are a key part of information gathering for environmental monitoring research. Erdman Video Systems, Inc. has provided cameras, technical insight and support for environmental monitoring projects all over the U.S. and around the world.
New research into runup signals and storm forerunners may yield an early warning system for dangerous sneaker waves.
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.