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Date published: November 1, 2016

Hazard a Guess? The riskiest science quiz you will ever take!

True or False? People can catch white-nose syndrome from bats or the environment. 

Attribution: Ecosystems
Date published: October 28, 2016

EarthView–Hurricane Matthew Exacts Heavy Toll on Haiti

Landsat gives us a satellite view of Hurricane Matthew's devastation in Haiti.

Date published: October 12, 2016

Best Student Geological Map Competition Winners Announced

Congratulations to the winners of the 4th Annual Best Student Geologic Map Competition, held at the Geological Society of America's recent Annual Meeting in Denver, Colo.

Date published: October 11, 2016

Hazard a Guess? The riskiest science quiz you will ever take!

True or false? The same size earthquake will cause damage over a larger area in the West than the East.

Date published: September 30, 2016

EarthView–Landsat Confirms Spatial Extent of Wind Tower Sediment Plumes

Landsat & Sentinel-2A work together to track sediment plume in the North Sea

Date published: September 22, 2016

The National Map Corps Mapping Challenge

Results of the Pennsylvania and New York Law Enforcement Mapping Challenges Released

Date published: September 20, 2016

Hazard a Guess? The riskiest science quiz you will ever take!

Are rates of sea level rise increasing faster along the West or the East Coast of the United States?

Date published: September 16, 2016

EarthView–Landslide Spreads 6 Miles Across Glacier Bay National Park

Two snapshots from Landsat show the extent of a landslide in an Alaska National Park.

Date published: September 12, 2016

EarthWord–Subduction

It’s not flirting for submarines, but this week’s EarthWord does feature the ocean...