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Innovations in geodetics for environmental research

From coastal landslide modelling to mapping geological hazards, monitoring active lava domes and biodiversity management, Lee Jones explains how drone-based and terrestrial LiDAR scanning has transfo…

Comment And Analysis

Breaking down a breakup

The seas around Florida provided the opportunity to analyse the movement of the Earth’s crust during the events that saw the breakup of Pangaea, explains Sabrina Reichert.


In his element

We spoke to astrobiologist Robert Hazen whose new book, Symphony in C, draws parallels between carbon and music to help explain why the element is so essential to understanding cosmic evolution... 

Focal Point

Chachani mountain

The Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission snapped this image of the Chachani mountain in Peru. Standing at over 6000m, Chachani is the tallest of the mountains near the Peruvian city of Arequipa.