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A small brown bird holding a small caterpillar.

How Inequality Affects Urban Wildlife

Mark Altaweel

More access to green space and mature trees in wealthier neighborhoods in the United States has also led to a greater diversity of wildlife.

A view of tall eucalyptus trees in a forest.

The Role of Secondary Forests in Reducing Atmospheric Carbon

Mark Altaweel

Secondary forests play an important role in carbon capture strategies aimed towards reducing atmospheric carbon.

World map created in 1514 by Oronce Fine (1494–1555) who was one of the first French scholars to work with cartography.

Cordiform: Heart-Shaped Map Projections

Caitlin Dempsey

Heart shaped map projections are known as cordiform map projections which is derived from the Latin "cor" for heart and form for shape.

A satellite image of a storm along the east coast of the United States.

Nor’easter Storms in the United States

Caitlin Dempsey

Nor'easters are powerful storms that bring heavy snowfall to the East Coast of the United States, primarily between September and April.

A satellite imagery that has NDWI calculations in blue to show the extent of flooding.

How Normalized Difference Water Index is Used to Map Flooding

Caitlin Dempsey

The Normalized Difference Water Index (NDWI) is a calculation used in remote sensing to monitor and measure the amount of moisture in vegetation and surface water bodies.

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