Earth and Environment

Dr Joyce Penner – The Ice Cloud And Climate Puzzle

Figuring out how the highest clouds in the sky behave means understanding how ice forms at high altitude. This is especially true when trying to quantify the impact of human activity on their formation and how it affects climate change. To improve our understanding,...

The European Federation Of Geologists

THE EUROPEAN FEDERATION OF GEOLOGISTS Founded in 1981 in the European capital of Brussels, the European Federation of Geologists (EFG) is a nongovernmental organization that represents over 50,000 geoscientists from 25 countries. EFG’s primary aims are to work toward...

Dr Craig Albertson – Beyond Genetics

Dr Craig Albertson and his colleagues at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst conduct research in evolutionary developmental (evo-devo) biology. The team’s research focus is at the intersection of genes, development and evolution, using the craniofacial skeleton...

The European Geosciences Union

THE EUROPEAN GEOSCIENCES UNION Founded in 2002, the European Geosciences Union (EGU) is Europe’s largest geoscience union, dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in the Earth, planetary, and space sciences for the benefit of humanity, worldwide. Based in Munich, this...

Dr Pascale Champagne – Wastewater In High Latitudes

WASTEWATER IN HIGH LATITUDES Dr Pascale Champagne and her environmental engineering group at Queen’s University are taking a close look at wastewater treatment ponds across Canada, where climate zones range from temperate to high-arctic. By investigating the role of...

Breezometer – One, Two, Three, Breathe

ONE, TWO, THREE, BREATHE Air pollution has been a growing world problem, amplified by the ever increasing number of people and their consumption patterns. Now, technological progress and big data have merged to enable environmental scientists and engineers at...

Trees For Cities

TREES FOR CITIES As the only charity working on an international scale to create greener cities, Trees for Cities has engaged over 70,000 people to plant over 650,000 trees in parks, streets, schools and housing estates across the UK and internationally. Trees for...

Dr Stephanie Kampf – Tracking The Source Of Mountain Streamflow

Warmer temperatures can cause mountain snowpacks to decline, especially at lower elevations and in dry climates. Since snow is the number one source of fresh water in many mountainous regions, it is important to understand how its loss will impact water supply for...

Professor Suzie Currie – Coping With Stress In An Aquatic World

COPING WITH STRESS IN AN AQUATIC WORLD As high temperatures continue to set records around the globe, aquatic organisms are facing new environmental extremes. Freshwater and marine animals will either adapt to resulting changes in salinity, temperature and oxygen, or...

American Geophysical Union – Space Physics And Aeronomy

AMERICAN GEOPHYSICAL UNION – SPACE PHYSICS AND AERONOMY The Space Physics and Aeronomy (SPA) section of the American Geophysical Union (AGU) is the primary professional organisation for over 2800 scientists, engineers and space weather forecasters across the globe who...

William Hunt Ralph Hartley – Breaking Free The Stones Of The Past

BREAKING FREE THE STONES OF THE PAST Professor William Hunt and Ralph Hartley are both experienced archaeologists and anthropologists within the Department of Anthropology at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. They have recently returned from the islands of Southeast...