Breaking down India's monsoon
Across key breadbasket regions of India this monsoon season, not enough rain is falling. A new study in Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres dissects the relationship between El Niño and La Niña and the country's monsoonal rainfall, which is currently 12 percent below average and falling.
Asteroids have "fractured and pulverized" the moon's subsurface
Large asteroids that crash into the moon cause fractures to the lunar crust that extend up to 25 kilometers (16 miles) below the moon's surface, finds a new study in Geophysical Research Letters.
Drone squadron to take Earth monitoring to new heights
Scientists will soon be able to call on a community fleet of unmanned aircraft systems to perform environmental studies.
New research papers
Biogenic carbon fluxes from global agricultural production and consumption, Global Biogeochemical Cycles
Pathways and transformations of dissolved methane and dissolved inorganic carbon in Arctic tundra watersheds: Evidence from analysis of stable isotopes, Global Biogeochemical Cycles
An advanced process-based distributed model for the investigation of rainfall-induced landslides: The effect of process representation and boundary conditions, Water Resources Research
The basalts of Mare Frigoris, Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets
Measurement of inner radiation belt electrons with kinetic energy above 1 MeV, Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics
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