The U.S. Forest Service says a directive on groundwater resource management is an innocuous internal directive. However, critics charge the agency with overstepping its bounds.Read More »Natural Hazards
A new U.S. National Plan for Civil Earth Observations focuses on user needs and defines a framework for constructing a balanced portfolio of Earth observing systems, White House officials said.Read More »Natural Hazards
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. Read More »Climate Change
Rockfalls from steep cliffs pose great hazards to the millions who visit Yosemite Valley each year. Armed with new studies, the National Park Service recently took steps to enhance visitors’ safety.Read More »
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