Lake Michigan’s high water levels consumed beaches at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore in 2019. Credit: Daniel Macfarlane, Author provided Every fall, I take my environmental studies class camping at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore on Lake Michigan. Some years the beach extends more than three meters to the water. This year, […]

Coral bleaching at Lizard Island, Australia, March 2016. Credit: The Ocean Agency / XL Catlin Seaview Survey / Richard Vevers Local conservation can boost the climate resilience of coastal ecosystems, species and cities and buy them precious time in their fight against sea-level rise, ocean acidification and warming temperatures, a […]

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Extreme weather events such as thunderstorms, heavy rainfall and resulting floods, influence Earth and environmental systems in the long term. To study the impacts of hydrological extremes holistically—from precipitation to water entering the ground to discharge to flow into the ocean—a measurement campaign at Müglitztal/Saxony is […]