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Inspired by Data Science, Team Aims to Fulfill the Promise of NEPA Environmental Goals

During the 1960s, a series of environmental catastrophes and revelatory books transformed the American environmental consciousness, setting the stage for the passage of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) in 1969. More than fifty years later, a group of researchers at the University of Arizona is helping to bring NEPA’s original vision into the 21st century through advanced data science practices, galvanizing a new generation of environmental leaders.

How Cold Was the Ice Age? Researchers Now Know

Scientists' ice age "hindcast" may shed light on future climate.

Fun Science Games You Can Play On Twitter

Looking for a new activity to do while staying home to social distance? 

A number of scientists host weekly games and challenges on Twitter. Players get to have fun for free while learning trivia about the natural world.

Decoding the Skies: The Impact of Water Vapor on Afternoon Rainfall

The role of incoming water vapor in rainfall has been a complex area of study, but new research shows water vapor is a vital piece of the puzzle.

Geoscientists Help Map the Pandemic

Data visualization and mapping are valuable tools in the fight against COVID-19. Geoscientists can help healthcare workers and shape public policy.