June: Ancient coral reefs | News and features

Pre-historic coral reefs dating back up to 250 million years extended much further away from the Earth’s equator than today, new research has revealed. The new study, published in Nature Communicationsdemonstrates how changes in temperature and plate tectonics, where the positions of Earth’s continents were in very different positions than today, have determined the distribution … Read more

Snoqualmie Valley farmers are concerned about unusual June floods

With an atmospheric river in the region forecasted to bring floodwaters to the Snoqualmie Valley, farmers in the region are concerned about what that could mean for their farms and their crops. Dave Glenn is the executive director of the SnoValley Tilth in Carnation. The tilth is a community space for local small scale farmers … Read more

Photo and Video Chronology – Kīlauea – June 2, 2022

HVO scientists collect detailed data to assess hazards and understand how the eruption is evolving at Kīlauea’s summit, all of which are shared with the National Park Service and emergency managers. Access to this hazardous area is by permission from, and in coordination with, Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park. June 2, 2022 – Kīlauea, Eruption Continues … Read more

Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for June 5, 2022 – Marin Independent Journal

Sackett committed to youth in local politics I worked as an intern with Mary Sackett during my time as a Marin School of Environmental Leadership student. I was constantly astounded by Sackett’s commitment to teaching me about local politics and my voice in it. Sackett encouraged me and supported me by joining the Marin County … Read more

» New papers on paleoseismology, active tectonics, and archaeoseismology (June 2022)

As Francesca has reported in her latest post, a lot of trenching is currently going on all around the world. Here you can read about previous trenching results that have now made it through review. Enjoy reading and have a great field season! Dodds, N., Begenjev, G., Bezmenov, Y., Gruetzner, C., Mirzin, R., Rhodes, E., … Read more

FAA delays environmental review of SpaceX’s Starship 2 more weeks, to June 13

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has delayed the completion of its environmental review of SpaceX’s Starship program by another two weeks, to June 13. That review, known as a programmatic environmental assessment (PEA), is gauging the environmental impacts of SpaceX’s Starbase site in South Texas, where the company builds and tests its giant Starship … Read more

NASA to roll Artemis 1 moon rocket back out to pad for testing in early June

NASA will roll its Artemis 1 moon rocket back out to the launch pad early next month, if all goes according to plan. The Artemis 1 vehicle – a giant Space Launch System (SLS) rocket with an Orion crew capsule on top – is scheduled to return to Pad 39B at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center … Read more

Seacoast Science Center to celebrate World Ocean Day on June 5

RYE – The Seacoast Science Center will host its World Ocean Day Celebration on Sunday, June 5 from 10 am to 2 pm An internationally recognized day to honor the world ocean and celebrate all it provides, World Ocean Day is a great opportunity for families to have an exciting shared learning experience focused on … Read more