The mess caused by the Pineapple Express reminds us that California is exceptionally prone to landslides. Continue reading →
Los Angeles considers a solar-powered wireless communication system capable of withstanding the big one. Continue reading →
With several faults slicing through the San Francisco Bay Area, forecasting the next deadly earthquake becomes a question of when and where, not if.
A prehistoric catastrophe may explain how the curious Tava sandstone in the Rocky Mountains may its way into much older granite rock.
Switzerland's lakes produced devastating tsunamis in the past, raising worries that 13 million people may be at risk. Continue reading →
Researchers expect a big quake event to occur in the region sometime in the next couple of decades. Continue reading →
Both can cause widespread human and ecological devastation. But picking a winner in a destruction derby is a tough call.
High-tech instruments and old-fashioned groundwork remain important in the aftermath of an earthquake.
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