The geomagnetic field intensity – poorly described – varies spatially and temporally on centennial time scales. A recent study fills an important gap in Central Asia and discusses global implications.
Findings on the river’s age also have implications for past landscape change in Asia.
A new 3D model offers a state-of-the-art look at the full spectrum of slip behaviors in the Nankai subduction zone off Japan.
Radiocarbon dating, luminescent sand grains, and climate records point to drought as the reason for the civilizations’ demise.
Researchers analyzed a survivor’s account of the disaster to better understand future temblors.
Chemical signature and chemical transport analyses help understand the dynamics of the Asian Summer Monsoon.
In 2018 in Japan, more than 1,000 people died during an unprecedented heat wave. In 2019, scientists proved it would have been impossible without global warming.
The Lagrangian method applied to tracking water transport between the Atlantic and Pacific basins reveals a larger contribution by mid-latitude westerly winds across Eurasia than previously thought.
A community-based citizen science study on spontaneously combusting coal-mine waste heaps in Myanmar underpins the development of risk management plans to protect individuals and communities.
Warming oceans that feed cyclones have also bred record-breaking swarms of desert locusts. Such plagues could grow bigger and more widespread with climate change.