Snake River Vision:  Tribal Rights

Snake River Vision: Tribal Rights

We tend to think of history as a rigid, academic discipline, measuring specific events against linear time, painstakingly verifying them with artifacts and other records. The recent discovery of artifacts unearthed at a site known today as Cooper’s Ferry along Idaho’s...
New Web Project Traces Every Waterway in Contiguous U.S.

New Web Project Traces Every Waterway in Contiguous U.S.

Calling all river-lovers and map enthusiasts! A new web project called River Runner, created by data analyst Sam Learner, allows you to follow the path of a raindrop anywhere in the contiguous United States. Using data from the United States Geological Survey, Learner...
The Climate is Changing. So are We.

The Climate is Changing. So are We.

5 minute read The climate is changing. The concentration of carbon dioxide (CO2)—one of the atmosphere’s leading heat-trapping gases—is at its highest level in human history. Climate scientists warn that significant actions are necessary to slow climate change and its...
AMC Climate Change Research, Past and Present

AMC Climate Change Research, Past and Present

4 minute read AMC scientists have studied the patterns and effects of climate change and air quality in the Northeast for decades. Here’s a sampling of some of that research. Air Quality  Both climate change and air quality issues are caused by emissions of certain...