More than 2 million cubic meters of water, hidden deep within Lhotse Glacier, spilled down toward the village of Chukhung, Nepal, in 2016.
Katherine Kornei is a freelance science journalist covering Earth and space science. Her bylines frequently appear in Eos, Science, and The New York Times. Katherine holds a Ph.D. in astronomy from the University of California, Los Angeles.
Kilimanjaro's Iconic Snows Mapped in Three Dimensions
New ground-penetrating radar measurements reveal the thickness and total ice volume of the mountain's Northern Ice Field.
Mounting Litter Spotted on Arctic Seafloor
At one location near Greenland, the density of undersea trash leaped by a factor of 23 in a decade.
Tsunamis Leave a Telltale Chemical Trail
Researchers follow a trail of organic compounds in soil that reveals the 2011 Tohoku tsunami's path over the Japanese coastline, providing clues to how often tsunamis recur and where they travel.