Satellite technology: beneficial for all or ill-fated endeavour?

Landsat spots birth of Iceberg A-68, Antarctica. Image acquired July 12, 2017. (Landsat imagery courtesy of NASA Goddard Space Flight Center and U.S. Geological Survey)

By Kathi Unglert and Tanya Samman, Earth and Environmental Science Co-editors My radio alarm clock turns itself on at 7 A.M., and I wake to tunes on my favourite station, transmitted straight to my bedroom via satellite. What a great start! Satellite imagery can be used to forecast water availability in reservoirs and to monitor […]

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Coming up: the Canadian Science Writers’ Association Annual Meeting

By Stephanie Lepage and Brian Owens General Science subject editors On June 5th to 8th, science communicators will descend on the University of Toronto for the CSWA Annual Meeting. A detailed programme for this year’s conference can be found here, but here are a couple of can’t-miss events. Explore the worlds of satellites (of the […]

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