New research provides a 200-year reconstruction of interannual rainfall in the Amazon basin using oxygen isotopes preserved in tree rings in Ecuador and Bolivia.
The Galápagos Islands: The Ultimate Outdoor Soil Science Laboratory
A new study has spurred further research into the impacts of soil formation on modern-day problems like heavy metal contamination in agricultural soils.
Ecuador’s El Reventador Volcano Continually Remakes Itself
A research team from Ecuador’s Geophysical Institute keeps a close eye on an unusually active and unstable volcano in the nation’s remote jungles.
Using Radar to Understand How Volcanic Eruptions Evolve
Radar satellite imagery can be used to measure constructional changes in the topography of long-lived volcanoes, according to a new study of Ecuador’s El Reventador volcano.
A New View of the Plate Dynamics Behind Earthquakes in Ecuador
Scientists get one step closer to an updated seismic hazard map that could help Ecuador prepare for future tremors.
Ecuador Earthquake Kills Hundreds, Injures Thousands
Ecuador's president declared a state of emergency after a large earthquake shook the country.