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Ancient microfossils are the key to future climate recovery

This article is part of the Spring 2022 issue of the Earth Science Matters Newsletter.

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Twenty-four Years of Data Show Desert Soils Struggle for Survival

Increasing summertime temperatures in the deserts of the southwest United States may be making it harder for lichens, an important member of the soil...

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New Mapping Method Can Uncover Flooding Hot Spots

A new surface-water mapping process, using a database of satellite imagery spanning many decades, can be applied to map short-term flooding events and...

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Get to know the science of the USGS St. Petersburg

New booklet from the St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center designed to provide a glimpse into the research conducted by the USGS in St...

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Tracking the history of Ryder Glacier and its ice tongue during the past 11,000 years

This article is part of the Fall 2021 issue of the Earth Science Matters Newsletter.

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Marine clams shed light on past climate patterns of the North Atlantic

This article is part of the Fall 2021 issue of the Earth Science Matters Newsletter.

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Mapping giant sequoia vulnerability after extreme drought using remote sensing

This article is part of the Fall 2021 issue of the Earth Science Matters Newsletter. 

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Modeling past and future land cover in the Delaware River Basin

This article is part of the Fall 2021 issue of the Earth Science Matters Newsletter.

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A temporary boost to surviving trees in tidal freshwater swamps but steadily increasing salinity associated with sea-level rise ultimately creates ‘ghost forests’

This article is part of the Fall 2021 issue of the Earth Science Matters Newsletter.

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The discovery of ancient human footprints in White Sands National Park and their link to abrupt climate change

This article is part of the Fall 2021 issue of the Earth Science Matters Newsletter.

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