Soil is the base for all living organisms including humans. We need to study soil science so that we can:Understand the various process of soil formation, soil health, soil fertility, and productivity.Restore and maintain soil health for continuous productivity of food, feed, fiber, and energy... Read More


Importance of Earth Science

Everything in the #world around us is built upon the #Earth, grows on the Earth, or depends on the environment of the Earth in some way. Welcome to this world. Much of human history has been influenced directly or indirectly by earth science. Today as much as ever, major opportunities and proble... Read More


Earth's rocks can absorb a shocking amount of carbon: here’s how | According to and report by STEPHEN LEAHY

Approximately 18 percent of your body is made of carbon atoms. All of those atoms were once in the food we ate and, before that, in the air, oceans, rocks, and other forms of life. Carbon, an element born of exploding stars, is essential for all forms of life and so it may be surprising that mor... Read More

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Geologists May Have Finally Solved the Secret of Machu Picchu's Strange Location | According to

As beautiful as Machu Picchu is, it's not the easiest place to get to, high up in the Andes with steep drops to the Urubamba River on three sides. Now researchers think they might know why the site was chosen.The secret may lie deep below this iconic Incan city, in the faults where tectonic pla... Read More

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Biomass gasification technology for power generation

Converting biomass into combustible gas and using it for power generation has emerged as means of converting abundantly available biomass wastes into clean and efficient electrical energy.An advanced biomass gasification power plant typically involves a gasifier system converting solid biomass... Read More

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Solar power to drive renewable energy investments to $2.6 trn by 2019 end

According to and report by Kiran Pandey Capacity investment in renewable energy in developing countries ($147.1 billion) outweighed those in developed countries ($125.8 billion) in 2018 for the fourth consecutive year.Solar power, which has seen a significant increase in capa... Read More

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Humans Are Disturbing Earth's Carbon Cycle More Than the Dinosaur-Killing Asteroid Did

According to report by Brandon SpecktorThe #asteroid helped kill 75% of life on #Earth. Can we stop the climate crisis from wreaking similar devastation?Since 1750, humans have disrupted Earth's carbon cycle more severely than have some of the most cataclysmic asteroid impacts i... Read More

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Brave new world: Simple changes in intensity of weather events could be lethal

#Hurricane #Dorian is the latest example of a frightening trend. Extreme weather events are becoming more frequent, more severe and more widespread as a consequence of climate change. New research from Washington University in St. Louis provides important new insights into how different species... Read More


Mineral never before found naturally on Earth discovered in meteorite | by Bob Yirka ,

A team of researchers from the California Institute of Technology, the University of California and Maine Mineral & Gem Museum has found a mineral in a meteorite that does not form naturally on Earth. In their paper published in the journal American Mineralogist, the group describes their stu... Read More

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Amazon: On the edge of the burnt rainforest | by University of Helsinki

The flames have been smothered in the lush rainforest, but the impacts of the degradation are likely to last.The fate of the plants, animals and habitats on the edges of Amazonia remains as yet uncertain, but investigations are being carried out by a project funded by the Academy of Finland and... Read More


What happens if the Antarctic ice sheet becomes destabilized | By Louisiana State University

Phil Bart has traveled to Antarctica seven times since the late 1980s—a feat that very few can say. Thirty years is a microscopic blip on a geological time scale, and although the continent's ice cover may seem to be stable, there are ongoing changes that have been affecting the icy landscape ov... Read More

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