Two studies, conducted 40 years apart, show how combining field observations and thermal modeling can reconstruct the history of massive lava flows and how they altered the surrounding landscape.
Air from thousands of kilometers away spiraled down to drape the Pacific Northwest in blistering heat.
The flooding that carved eastern Washington State 20,000 to 12,000 years ago could have been 80% smaller than the canyons’ volume today.
The Cormorant Oceanography Project is using sensors deployed on diving marine birds to collect broadly distributed oceanographic data in coastal regions around the world.
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.
The governor of Washington says that dealing with climate change has to be the country’s number one priority.
Graduate students at the University of Washington are becoming skilled in interdisciplinary climate science and finding opportunities to collaborate outside the academy.