Geoscientists estimate that a mountain slope could collapse into Prince William Sound within a year, and likely within 20 years, triggering devastating waves.
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A committee has outlined what the U.S. National Science Foundation should focus on over the next decade.
Her research as a Ph.D. student at Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory has yielded important information for air quality control efforts.
The study explains how friction alters the velocity of glaciers. It could have important implications for improving sea level rise projections.
Widely considered a screen against contamination, clay layers may actually enhance arsenic leakage into some aquifers, study finds.
In a new study, researchers propose a mechanism for how mega-canyons under northern Greenland’s ice sheet formed: from a series of catastrophic outburst floods that suddenly and repeatedly drained lakes of meltwater.
Rapid development in flood-prone zones during recent decades helped boost the amount of property exposed to the 2018 hurricane substantially, a new study says.
This year marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. To celebrate, we’re sharing images of places and projects around the world that highlight our planet’s incredible beauty.
There are many ways to get involved, take action, or simply marvel at the beauty of our planet, all without leaving your home or neighborhood.
Study identifies unprecedented atmospheric conditions behind devastating summer; suggests climate models may greatly underestimate future melting.