Kate Semmens Articles

Human Transportation Dataset

It isn’t all weather and earth science on the Sphere, we also have human related datasets. In this Human Transportation dataset, global transportation on land, in air, and by sea shows our human footprint and all the energy we use to support our interconnectedness.  Red lines represent 87,000 daily flights, blue lines represent the paths... Read More

Earth’s Cryosphere

Snow – you either love it or hate it.  For many it doesn’t seem like Christmas unless it is white.  Snow and ice have a very important role in regulating climate.  The cryosphere (areas covered by ice, snow, glaciers, or permafrost) is extremely dynamic, changing each season and with changing climate.  Snow and ice reflect... Read More