Maps showing NO2 levels in central and eastern portions of the country from February 10–25 (during the quarantine) and April 20 to May 12 (after restrictions were lifted). Source: NASA.

Rebounding Pollution Levels Mark End of Coronavirus Lockdowns

Elizabeth Borneman

As countries reopen during the COVID-19 pandemic, an increase in pollution has been detected by NASA and European satellites.

Geoscientists with the Royal Observatory of Belgium reported that anthropogenic noise had dropped by a third after the lockdown was initiated on March 18, 2020.

Spread of Coronavirus May Have Seismic Implications

Elizabeth Borneman

Scientists who record and observe seismic activity around the globe are detecting major decreases in activity as the effects of the Coronavirus continue.

Map: Coronavirus COVID-19 Global Cases by Johns Hopkins CSSE, screenshot captured April 8, 2020.

Mapping the Spread of the Novel Coronavirus: COVID-19

Caitlin Dempsey

Johns Hopkins University (JHU) is mapping the spread of the coronavirus in near-realtime.

This Map is Tracking the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Near-Realtime

Caitlin Dempsey

An interactive GIS dashboard developed by Johns Hopkins University is mapping COVID-19 cases with near real-time tracking.

Nature Emerges as People Shelter-in-Place During the Coronavirus Outbreak

Caitlin Dempsey

As people shelter-in-place during the coronavirus outbreak, animals come out to roam and skies are clearer in some places.

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