Artificial volcanic plumes, fired from cannons loaded with ash plucked from the slopes of Iceland, may help researchers better monitor disruptive eruptions.
Soil moisture estimates, inferred from thousands of tree rings spanning the past 12 centuries, highlight the severity of the recent record-breaking drought.
A close look at everyday decisions—whether or not to wear a bike helmet or cheat on bus fare—helps students learn about assessing natural hazards, mitigating risks, and setting political priorities.
Analysis of a volcano may help explain why some eruptions produce volcanic balloons–hollow chunks of lava that encase a gas-filled cavity.
Twenty years of ground motion observations show that seismic strain is accumulating south of Istanbul.
Armed with Internet connections, smartphones, and Twitter handles, citizens around the world are helping seismologists track earthquakes.
Technology used in your car's navigation system can help save the lives of those living in the shadows of volcanoes.
Monitoring solar activity that disrupts communications can be helped by crowdsourced and automated reports from amateur radio operators.
Researchers use computer simulations to find the date and earthquake source of an ancient tsunami that deposited sediment in a Hawaii sinkhole.
Europe's Sentinel-1A spacecraft and its extraordinary images of slip from the South Napa earthquake herald a new era of space-based surveillance of faults.