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 Expedition Papua New Guinea

Updates from the Field: Expedition Papua New Guinea

The newly funded “Aerial Observations of Volcanic Emissions from Unmanned Aerial Systems” field study got off to a flying start on Monday, 21 October 2018. Follow the team’s progress here.

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Putting Deep Life on the Map
Putting Deep Life on the Map 19 November 2019 Feature

Decades of drilling into Earth’s crust has revealed a vast and poorly explored habitat for microbes…

Above photographs by Matthew Wordell
Gallery: Above and Beyond 30 October 2019 Feature

/*-->*/ Aerial-based Observations of Volcanic Emissions (ABOVE) is an international…

Video: Above and Beyond
Video: Above and Beyond 30 October 2019 Feature

Above and Beyond: Measuring volcanic emissions with drone technology Aerial-based Observations…

Field Report: Ol Doinyo Lengai Volcano, Tanzania 25 September 2019 Feature

In 2007, Ol Doinyo Lengai volcano in Tanzania erupted explosively, creating a deep crater.…

Subseafloor Biofilms Grow with the Flow 12 September 2019 Feature

The crust beneath the seafloor is a vast but remote habitat, peppered with poorly studied microbes…

A Trip to Collect Diamonds Only a Scientist Could Love 27 August 2019 Feature

When geologists go out into the field, they search out just the right volcano, hydrothermal vent,…

The Seas Are Alive with the Sound of Methane 5 August 2019 Feature

Sonar is a powerful method for peering into the ocean’s depths. By sending out a pulse of sound and…

DCO ABOVE Expedition
DCO ABOVE Expedition: Updates from the Field 29 May 2019 Feature

DCO ABOVE (Aerial-based Observations of Volcanic Emissions) is the second part of a DCO-funded…

 Solving Subduction Zone ‘Headaches’
New Approach to Solving Subduction Zone ‘Headaches’ 29 May 2019 Feature

Subduction zones, where one tectonic plate sinks beneath another, are the main points of entry for…

more viruses revealed below the seafloor
Many More Viruses Revealed Below the Seafloor 20 May 2019 Feature

Despite their bad reputation for being agents of disease, viruses play an important ecological role…

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