Carl Conway

Happy birthday NREE!

In celebration of Nature Reviews Earth & Environment's first birthday, we've put together a Collection of free-to-access articles from 2020. 

Latest Issue

Latest Reviews

  • Review Article |

    Improvements in earth observation are enabling new approaches to assess agricultural losses, such as those resulting from adverse weather. This Review examines advances in the application of remotely sensed data and crop modelling in index-based insurance as well as opportunities to enhance the quality of index insurance programmes.

    • Elinor Benami
    • , Zhenong Jin
    • , Michael R. Carter
    • , Aniruddha Ghosh
    • , Robert J. Hijmans
    • , Andrew Hobbs
    • , Benson Kenduiywo
    •  & David B. Lobell
  • Review Article |

    Short-duration rainfall extremes are determined by complex processes that are affected by the warming climate. This Review assesses the evidence for the intensification of short-duration rainfall extremes, the associated drivers and the implications for flood risks.

    • Hayley J. Fowler
    • , Geert Lenderink
    • , Andreas F. Prein
    • , Seth Westra
    • , Richard P. Allan
    • , Nikolina Ban
    • , Renaud Barbero
    • , Peter Berg
    • , Stephen Blenkinsop
    • , Hong X. Do
    • , Selma Guerreiro
    • , Jan O. Haerter
    • , Elizabeth J. Kendon
    • , Elizabeth Lewis
    • , Christoph Schaer
    • , Ashish Sharma
    • , Gabriele Villarini
    • , Conrad Wasko
    •  & Xuebin Zhang
  • Viewpoint |

    To celebrate the first anniversary of Nature Reviews Earth & Environment, we asked five researchers investigating solid Earth processes to outline notable developments within their discipline and provide thoughts on important work yet to be done.

    • Shuichi Kodaira
    • , Maria Seton
    • , Laura J. Sonter
    • , Christy B. Till
    •  & Helen M. Williams
  • Viewpoint |

    To celebrate the first anniversary of Nature Reviews Earth & Environment, we asked six researchers investigating Earth surface processes to outline notable developments within their discipline and provide thoughts on important work yet to be done.

    • Irasema Alcántara-Ayala
    • , Asmeret Asefaw Berhe
    • , Louis Derry
    • , Vamsi Ganti
    • , Alice A. Horton
    •  & Min Sub Sim
  • Viewpoint |

    To celebrate the first anniversary of Nature Reviews Earth & Environment, we asked six researchers investigating weather and climate to outline notable developments within their discipline and provide thoughts on important work yet to be done.

    • Wenjia Cai
    • , Christa Clapp
    • , Indrani Das
    • , Sarah Perkins-Kirkpatrick
    • , Adelle Thomas
    •  & Jessica E. Tierney
  • Review Article |

    Life on Earth has evolved and impacted Earth’s biogeochemistry for more than 3.5 billion years. This Review examines evidence of major events in the composition and structure of Earth’s biosphere, updates existing viewpoints on the impact of these events and argues for new lines of biogeochemical work to be explored.

    • Noah J. Planavsky
    • , Sean A. Crowe
    • , Mojtaba Fakhraee
    • , Brian Beaty
    • , Christopher T. Reinhard
    • , Benjamin J. W. Mills
    • , Cerys Holstege
    •  & Kurt O. Konhauser

News & Comment

  • Research Highlight |

    An article in Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta reports a Nd-isotope record of terrestrial dust from northern Tibetan Plateau sediments since 52 Ma, revealing insight into regional uplift and climate changes from inland Asia.

    • Erin Scott
  • Research Highlight |

    An article in Nature Climate Change outlines how the connection between the North Atlantic Oscillation and Arctic Oscillation might break down under a warming climate.

    • Graham Simpkins
  • Research Highlight |

    An article in Geomorphology examines the role of plants in coastal sand dune formation through wind tunnel experiments and field observations.

    • Laura Zinke
  • Editorial |

    Join us in celebrating the first anniversary of Nature Reviews Earth & Environment.

  • Research Highlight |

    An article in Geophysical Research Letters reports that pCO2 levels at the surface of Taal Volcano crater lake can be used to continuously monitor volcanic CO2 flux, which could help provide important insights for eruption monitoring.

    • Erin Scott
  • Research Highlight |

    An article in Global Change Biology characterizes the diversity and abundance of biogenic volatile organic compounds from two coral species.

    • Graham Simpkins