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Determining when clam gardens were built can be challenging. Luckily, there’s other ways to date rocks and sediment. And it’s a very bright idea.
Ouch! While exploring seaside rocks at low tide, you slip and scrape your leg on a jagged cluster of barnacles. More than an annoyance, these are home sweet home to some tiny creatures. This one-minute Under the Dock video reveals the crafty critters that live inside!
Just like any good comic book character, landscapes have an origin story. Since no speech bubbles pop out from the soil, learning a landscape’s history requires alternative methods. Now, thanks to scientists, even a grain of sand can enlighten you.
Mapmaking has made huge leaps in the past few decades. Now, scientists can map in great detail with technology that fits in a backpack. Find out how we're using drones to study the landscape like never before.
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