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Jul 17, 2014 04:50 PM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
Report's maps show geologists' predictions of where and how often future earthquakes may occur and how strongly they may shake the ground.
Jul 6, 2014 05:47 PM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
A new way to predict when rivers are about to flood comes from outer space.
Jul 1, 2014 09:00 AM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
There were twice as many of the biggest earthquakes in the first quarter of 2014.
Jun 25, 2014 02:06 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Some earthquake-prone countries have alert systems to give people time to seek cover. Seismologists are urging Congress to fund a similar system. Continue reading →
May 16, 2014 09:10 AM ET // Megan Gannon, Live Science News Editor
The fires have prompted road closures and evacuation orders for thousands of residents in the region.
May 14, 2014 06:30 PM ET // Paul Heltzel
A new map displays the effect of a 10-foot sea-level rise on U.S. coastal areas. Spoiler alert: Miami and Boston do not look good.
Mar 27, 2014 06:00 PM ET // Laura Poppick, LiveScience
Why is the geology of the West Coast particularly susceptible to mudslides compared to the East Coast?
Mar 24, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Larry O'Hanlon
The fatal collapse of a hillside in Washington State was a landslide, a slump and a mudflow. It was also not particularly unexpected.
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