The discovery reveals similarities between the extinction event that ended the Mesozoic Era and human-driven global warming.
After spending months addressing a big glitch, researchers released the second version of the Community Earth System Model.
Despite ramped-up conservation efforts and hopes lifted by a few recent rainstorms, residents of the South African metropolis still face the possibility of a water doomsday.
The Great Unconformity—a huge time gap in the rock record—may have been triggered by the uplift of an ancient supercontinent, say researchers using a novel method for dating rocks.
Humans may be to blame for California’s second-largest 20th century earthquake, and a team of seismologists has now proposed how that could have happened.
Weathering of rocks can control Earth’s temperature over geologic timescales, new geochemical data suggest.
Model builders investigate a puzzling malfunction in what’s expected to be the improved next version of the popular Community Earth System Model.
Abnormally high levels of mercury in Ordovician rocks may imply that a huge surge of volcanism took place at a time when much of the planet’s ocean life vanished.
Volcano seismic waves produce distinct tremor patterns, or "fingerprints," shared by different kinds of volcanoes.
Satellite data indicate that pollution control efforts that curbed levels of sulfur dioxide gas did not cause a major decrease in carbon dioxide absorption by plants.