Modeling experiments demonstrate that strong El Niños greatly increase odds for wet winters over California's principal watersheds compared to impacts of weak and moderate El Niños.
Scientists probe the Pacific to determine how far the damage from one of the largest nuclear meltdowns in history extends.
A new algorithm improves the accuracy of Pacific and Indian Ocean surface temperature measurements by the Japanese geostationary satellite Himawari-8.
Hypervelocity impact experiments shed new light on the composition and evolution of the largest dwarf planet's little-known surface.
Scientists examine the role of variables like tides and suspended sediment concentration to improve methods of evaluating coastal wetlands and how they may respond to future sea level rise.
Scientists combine models and video footage of iceberg calving to analyze the potential of seismology to unravel physical processes behind the breakup of ice sheets.
Unusually low salinity intensified a warm-water current off the coast of Western Australia in 2010–2011.
New, more accurate satellite data provide researchers with ice shelf thickness measurements that will allow for better ice loss monitoring.
Satellite measurements of atmospheric carbon dioxide provide insights into how droughts and floods influence the carbon cycle on the semiarid continent of Australia.
New simulations show that an array of sensors mounted to the ocean floor can capture tsunami size and wavelength.