The Colorado River cuts a path through silt and mud near Hite Marina, Utah. Credit: Alexander Heilner/The Water Desk, with ...
Most Americans think climate change plays some role in creating extreme weather, though their perceptions didn’t always align ...
Researchers dive into the mechanisms and stresses that trigger earthquakes along the passive margin and interior of the ...
A new paper argues that too little consideration of high-impact, low-likelihood events has left us unprepared for the worst ...
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Rainfall can wash topsoil from farm fields, a process that more extreme rainfall events will accelerate. Credit: John/Flickr, ...
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The geological and topographical features that make up the world we live in are shaped in large part by faults and fractures in Earth’s brittle crust. Faults arise from preexisting microscopic ...
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Despite its small size, Hawaii (here Nā Pali Coast State Park on the island of Kauai) is climatically diverse. Credit: Roberto Nickson/Unsplash From the barren 4,200-meter peak of Mauna Kea on ...