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From the Field

July 21, 2014

USGS iCoast Needs You to Help Identify Coastal Changes

By Ethan Alpern, public affairs specialist, U.S. Geological Survey (www.usgs.gov), Reston, Va.   Hurricane season started again in June. Do you know what happens to U.S. coasts after these extreme storms? The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) recently launched a new crowdsourcing application called “iCoast—Did the Coast Change?” to record and reveal coastal changes from extreme storms. iCoast

December 2, 2011

IceBridge: Building a Record of
 Earth’s Changing Ice, One Flight at a Time

By Holli Riebeek, NASA Earth Observatory (http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov), Greenbelt, Md.   “Because understanding of some important effects driving sea level rise is too limited, this report does not assess the likelihood, nor provide a best estimate or an upper bound for sea level rise. The projections do not include … the full effects of changes in

May 19, 2011

Beware—Map Projections Do Matter

By Robert Simmon, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (www.nasa.gov/goddard), Greenbelt, Md. hen it comes to misinterpreting a satellite image or map, there are many ways the media and other organizations can get it wrong. For example, consider this recent headline and image from the U.K.’s Daily Mail Online: World of two halves! Map shows most