Changing wildfire activity in California may impact seasonal hydrology by causing intense snowmelt during winter in areas where fires extend into higher elevation zones.
Small islands and low-income nations face the largest relative monetary losses to their ports and maritime trade.
Scientists are using acoustic sensors to collect data and improve hurricane preparedness and coastal resilience in the archipelago of San Andrés.
A new way of tracking ocean waves with satellite measurements was developed and applied to extratropical cyclones, revealing the effects of storm characteristics on extreme sea states.
Most of the Alps are considered tectonically dead, but according to new research, the southeastern region—home to prosecco wine—is very much alive.
A new study shows that it is possible to produce regional assessments of how hurricane flood hazards change due to both evolving storm tides and precipitation rates in a warming climate.
Air from thousands of kilometers away spiraled down to drape the Pacific Northwest in blistering heat.
Refugia repopulate forests after fires, but climate change is making these woodlands increasingly unpredictable.
Deposits from the 1257 Samalas eruption may contain artifacts of an ancient kingdom, according to scientists who link volcanology studies with histories written onto palm leaves.
Quantifying human responses to natural disasters could improve preparation for future threats, scientists say.