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High in a Cloud Forest, Tapping Into the Breathing of a Volcanic Beast
On Costa Rica’s active Poás volcano, scientists install geophysical instruments that can monitor the underground in real time.
Servicing My GNSS (GPS) in Bangladesh Once Again
The sustainability of the Ganges-Brahmaputra Delta and Bangladesh depends on the balance of sea level rise, land subsidence and sedimentation. We are measuring the latter two across the coastal zone.
Celebrating Women in Science: Amanda Grossi on Advancing Food Security
A Q&A with IRI’s Amanda Grossi, who works with farmers in Africa to help manage climate risk.