The suspected sudden collapse of a nearby volcano's flank may have triggered an enormous wave that carried large boulders high onto Santiago Island in Cape Verde, a new study finds.
Impending renovations presented at a conference on transportation systems and climate extremes would keep hurricane-driven waters out of subsurface transit tunnels.
Some scientists think it's time to retire the Saffir-Simpson scale and start fresh.
Researchers use computer simulations to find the date and earthquake source of an ancient tsunami that deposited sediment in a Hawaii sinkhole.
Rediscovered historical records of sea level in New York Harbor show the increasing threat of storm surges.
Legacies of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami include recent interviews with lucid eyewitnesses to an obscure disaster in 1945. The accounts attest to coastal hazards in Oman, Iran, Pakistan, and India.