Healthy Planet homestories Student Research

The Great Escape

Migration spurred by rising seas could reshape the country

Healthy People

Transmission Lines

Infectious diseases are not equal-opportunity illnesses. Much depends on location, income and access to clean water, medical care and public health services.

Earth Healthy Planet Innovation Stewardship Student Research

Mapping the Columbia

he Columbia River Basin comes to life in a new digital atlas produced by Oregon State University cartography students. They have created an iBook — accessible via Apple’s iPad — which combines the look and feel of a traditional paper book with the touch-screen features of a tablet computer.

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Ground Lines

Every observation from sediment color, rock composition and how far a layer inclined from horizontal had to be recorded in the orange field book and marked on the contour map.