Topography and exhumation vary strongly along the Apennines, reflecting the geometry of the Moho and different geodynamic mechanisms.
Coseismic Displacement of 1987 Earthquake from Aerial Images
Differencing digital surface topography models constructed from historical aerial photographs reveal the coseismic surface displacement field of the 1987 earthquake in northern New Zealand.
What Drives Hillslope Connectivity?
Hillslopes play a critical role in linking ecosystems. Understanding the forces that drive their connections can help us to better understand adaptation in the face of climate change.
The Lost Topography Around Continental Rifts
Numerical models provide quantitative constraints on topography lost to erosion, showing how the sediment influx in a sedimentary basin reflects its tectonic and topographic evolution.
High Mountain Rain Has Scientists Rethinking River Basics
Rainfall varies with elevation, and such precipitation gradients can have profound and often counterintuitive effects on topography.
Decoding the Age of the Ice at Mars’s North Pole
Exposure to sunlight creates telltale patterns in the polar ice cap that change over time, potentially providing insight into the climatic history of the Red Planet.
A More Accurate Global River Map
A new map of global river systems is based on crowdsourcing and the latest topography data sets.
3D Radiation-Topography Interaction Warms Up Tibetan Plateau
3-D radiation-topography interaction, which can increase the sunlight absorption by the surface, is missing in all climate models, causing strong cold biases over the Tibetan Plateau.
The Meteorological Culprits Behind Strange and Deadly Floods
A new study examines how unusual meteorology interacted with topography and other local conditions to generate some of the most devastating floods in American history.
A Better Way to Predict the Indian Monsoon
A new study finds that including Himalayan topography and land-atmosphere interactions improves climate models.