Citizen Science Projects Help Scientists Understand Past and Future Climate

With the rise of computer and social networks, crowdsourcing is changing the way we fund ideas, raise awareness of important issues and motivate community action. Citizen science projects is also a growing trend that lends itself to the crowdsourcing  concept, providing opportunities for interested citizens to use their computers and/or time to help with scientific research. The citizen-scientist The basic…

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Rising seas due to climate change threaten 180 American cities

Sea Level Rise a Threat to 180 Cities in the U.S.

Miami, New Orleans, and Virginia Beach are just three of the 180 coastal cities in the United States that could be threatened with sea level rise by the end of the century, reports a new study published last week in the journal Climate Change Letters. Previous research has looked at where ocean waters may be headed as land-based ice melts…

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