Detailed observations of the giant Sevier gravity slide in Utah show that the exceedingly low basal friction required for its rapid emplacement was developed by trapped thermally pressurized fluids.
With heat waves expected to worsen in the 21st century it is essential to take stock of our current understanding, knowledge gaps, and to set research priorities.
In the shadow of a deadly eruption in 2021, students in Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo, are learning about future hazards.
Researchers present a new analysis of surface winds and enthalpy fluxes from satellite retrievals for African easterly waves that intensify into Atlantic hurricanes.
From sediment cores to speleothems, environmental archives are helping us to understand the history of wildfires.
Lab experiments on pieces of granite reflect natural aftershock dynamics and highlight the role of rock roughness along a fault.
Controlled arrest and re-nucleation of laboratory earthquakes reveals nucleation processes unapproachable by traditional linear elastic fracture mechanics.
Researchers are more quickly acknowledging the many ways in which the global climate crisis is affecting our mental health.
Scientists are working together to establish a standardized international scale for measuring and reporting the intensities and impacts of earthquake shaking.
A new Bayesian inversion framework is used to solve non-planar geometry of a ruptured fault from spatially variable slip and rake measured with geodesy.