The flooding that carved eastern Washington State 20,000 to 12,000 years ago could have been 80% smaller than the canyons’ volume today.
Oregon and Washington residents will receive an alert on their cell phones if they are in danger from an incoming quake.
Four decades of research into biophysical responses to the 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens have vastly improved our understanding of how landscapes react to cataclysmic disturbances.
Summer camp at Mount Saint Helens empowers girls with science, confidence, and fun.
Tribes like the Quinault are ill-equipped to adapt their reservations to wide-ranging, increasing threats from climate change.
Graduate students at the University of Washington are becoming skilled in interdisciplinary climate science and finding opportunities to collaborate outside the academy.
Fault geometry and slip rate analyses show deformation in the Yakima Fold Province accelerated in the Pleistocene and has remained elevated, offering new insights into earthquake recurrence intervals.
Researchers brave perils and tumbling trash to probe glacial caves on Mount Rainier, improving their understanding of its extraordinary environment and helping to advance space exploration.
New evidence about where a major earthquake struck central Washington State 145 years ago raises the possibility that today’s unusually frequent quakes in the area still echo that 1872 event.
Researchers tracked what happened to the White Salmon River after engineers removed the 100-year-old Condit Dam.