A behind-the-scenes look at how Colorado State University atmospheric scientists prepare their predictions for this year’s Atlantic hurricane season, which begins June 1
The forecast is currently for 11 to 17 storms to form, of which five to nine are expected to become hurricanes, and two to four major hurricanes
Scientists have developed a safe and cost-effective way to study what happens inside volcanoes
Really big meteorite or asteroid strikes may cause melting and deep deformations that eventually lead to volcanic eruptions.
New Jersey's working class are forgotten as federal government funds fixes for wealthier neighbors
Pocket gophers survived the Mount Saint Helens eruption in their underground burrows and immediately went to work bringing back the ecosystem.
Emory University paleontologist, geologist and ichnologist Anthony J. Martin talks about his new book, The Evolution Underground: Burrows, Bunkers and the Marvelous Subterranean World beneath Our Feet.
November tremor sparked slow, deep movements in Earth’s crust that increase the chances of a similar severe quake within a year
The wavelike patterns are caused by the Earth's rotation, and can have strong effects on local weather
Geologists unearth signs of major volcanic events stretching back 3 billion years
Atmospheric rivers can carry the same amount of water vapor as 15 to 20 Mississippi Rivers—and deliver punishing winds, too. Christopher Intagliata reports.
A dismissed lawsuit to strengthen the dam because of climate change effects predicted catastrophic flooding
A new study of ancient ash links an El Chichón eruption to a time of inexplicable cultural upheaval in Maya history
The state, and North Carolina, had trouble planning for damaging erosion after orders similar to White House moves
Shifting rainfall patterns and the amount of water in the ground are likely causes for the heightened risk
Climate change will bring more frequent and fierce rainstorms to cities like Houston
Rescuers used earth movers and bare hands to search for survivors among toppled buildings after an earthquake struck in Aceh province
More frequent, intense storms will put significant strain on infrastructure and agriculture
Lone tornadoes strike on fewer days, but outbreaks of multiple storms are occurring more often
It’s not just releasing greenhouse gases—it may also alter the ocean’s chemistry and circulation patterns