An advanced satellite analysis found Supertyphoon Halong had 192-mph winds
A recent increase in powerful late-season Arabian Sea tropical cyclones is linked to human-caused climate change
An ongoing study of tree rings is helping scientists understand their past behavior to help keep the city safe in the future
Officials pressure wireless companies so first responders and residents can communicate and save lives
The Category-1-to-5 Saffir-Simpson scale for rating hurricanes is inadequate
Authorities hope power cuts and brush clearing will reduce risks as the state enters peak fire season
Researchers try to fathom why half the residents who drowned in Superstorm Sandy were in homes where evacuations were mandatory
The city is taking action to protect lower Manhattan’s waterfront while low-income residents in other boroughs fend for themselves
Those with disabilities can experience more physical impacts and can be more socially isolated than the able-bodied
Water from the swollen Mississippi River fueled algae blooms and reduced salinity in the Gulf of Mexico
Lava flow records and sedimentary and Antarctic ice core data show evidence of planetary magnetic field activity 20,000 years before the beginning of the last pole reversal.
Rather than simply rebuilding, the $7.65 billion is intended to reduce communities’ vulnerabilities to storms, floods and fires
A recent M6.3 earthquake off the Oregon coast triggered Cascadia concerns. Here's why seismologists don't share those particular fears.
Millions of taxpayer dollars have been spent over decades to restore eroding East Coast beaches
After pummeling the Bahamas, the storm is expected to skirt the East Coast of the U.S.
A very different kind of lake is growing inside Halema‘uma‘u crater
As Hurricane Dorian approaches Florida, consider that feeding style means that aggressive tangle-web spider colonies produce more offspring after severe weather, while docile colonies do better in calm conditions...
New research finds connections between ocean temperatures and tornado activity
The impacts of a changing climate have been evident around the state all season
A horrifying case study in the importance of watching the active volcanoes in our midst