The paradoxical thickness of the Tibetan Plateau has puzzled scientists for decades. Now new research offers up an explanation for this mystery.
A new experimental apparatus makes it possible to measure concentrations of suspended and bed load sediments.
Using observations from historical eruptions and a simple mechanical model, researchers studied how changes in slope can affect lava flows.
Researchers determined the environmental conditions most likely to trigger a cholera epidemic in a region in eastern Congo.
In a study with implications for geoengineering, large Northern Hemispheric volcanic eruptions are found to cause strong droughts in much of eastern China.
Scientists suggest using the mineral pyroxene to study the water content of the Earth’s upper mantle.
A new technique to remotely sense a forest’s tree composition using airborne observations.
The common assumption that flood behavior is not changing over time causes water managers to undervalue flood protection benefits. A better method of risk assessment is proposed.
Researchers examined the water flowing into and out of several Antarctic ice streams to determine the cause of a recent observed slowdown of some of these ice streams.
Researchers propose a new satellite that would help scientists study how cloud physics is affected by aerosols.