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.
As erosion claims land, local scientists explore using oysters to preserve parts of the Mississippi delta.
Interplay between forests and the atmosphere leads to surprising relationships between distant regions.
Researchers found that efforts to curtail tourism-related emissions have been outpaced by the industry's growth.
The 5.4 magnitude earthquake suggests that even small volumes of water can trigger large events.
Ambitious plan aims to keep waste out of rivers without massive new pipes.