The physical processes that sculpt our Earth are dramatic — earthquakes, weather, volcanic eruptions, tectonic motions, climate change. Now, decades of research into the intricately intertwined system that links all oceans and freshwater, the atmosphere and our land is moving us forward toward a better understanding of our world. Here we watch it unfold.
Geological data holds hidden patterns that can reveal new minerals and undiscovered Earth events.
Hundreds of U.S. streams may have significant levels of endocrine-disrupting chemicals from treated wastewater.
Wastewater from oil drilling is triggering earthquakes, and no one can predict where they will strike or how hard they will shake.
Wetlands can form in overlooked spaces, and that might be a good thing.
Paleontologists have found incredible dinosaur diversity at Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. What could nearby Bears Ears hold?