Posts Tagged ‘Megacities’

A Tale of Two Cities

I launched the ImaGeo blog here at Discover back in February, and ever since I’ve been focusing on spectacular visuals related to the science of our planet. Starting Thursday, May 16, I’ll be slowing down a bit on my posts as I head off to China and C…

Urban Living Raises the Risk of Emotional Disorders (preview)

Our protagonist moves to the big city, seeking a better life. It's a classic–and increasingly common–tale. More than half the world's population now lives in a metropolis, and by 2050 that figure will very likely jump to two thirds. China&#39…

Tracking Pollution from Outer Space

Tel Aviv, Israel (SPX) Nov 29, 2012

The thickest layers of global smog – caused by traffic, industry, and natural minerals, among other factors – are found over the world’s megacities. But getting an accurate measurement of pollution is no easy tas…

Tracking Pollution from Outer Space Team Uses NASA Satellites to Measure Pollution Hovering Over Worlds Megacities

-; The thickest layers of global smog — caused by traffic, industry, and natural minerals, among other factors — are found over the world's megacities. But getting an accurate measurement of …

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