Come visit some very unusual sedimentary rocks on Seattle's Richmond Beach
Not all magnitude 8 earthquakes are created equal. Find out what separates merely devastating from completely catastrophic
A team of geologists believe they’ve discovered the origin of the sea serpent seismic signal heard around the world last November. The answer could involve future volcanic tsunamis...
Thirty-nine years ago today, Mount St. Helens erupted in a rare lateral blast and changed volcanology forever
Diamonds are the April birthstone. They aren’t forever, but they are geologically remarkable
Hawaii's feisty young volcano has gone through massive changes in the last 365 days. Today we take a look back at the Lower East Rift Zone eruption and its aftermath.
Death and serious injury stalk one of the most spectacular geological sites in the world. Learn how you can protect yourself while enjoying the views
This tiny, short-lived lake is a perfect example of a volcano's power to create and a river's power to destroy
Can you determine the least likely scenario?
Aquamarine is the birthstone for March. Its origins and variety may surprise you
An important upcoming conference on women in the geosciences happens on May 21st
Tsunamis caused by volcanoes are responsible for nearly a quarter of all deaths caused by eruptions, yet we have only now started to understand them.
To all the girls who love rocks, and the women who followed their passion despite the odds. Happy International Women's Day!
Grand Canyon National Park turned 100 last week. Find out more about this phenomenal geologic treasure through some excellent books and videos
Amethyst is the February birthstone. Learn why its color is positively radiant
RIP Oppy (January 25, 2004–June 10, 2018)
Saturated slopes can be very bad news. The good news: Congress may be ready to do something about it
If there's only one book on volcanology I'd ask you to get for young kids, this is the one
Garnet is the January birthstone. It doesn't always form how you might expect...
The dome isn't actually growing, but there's still exciting news about Mount Saint Helens.