September 28, 2017
A typical research expedition has one or two chief scientists. Ours has 19…
September 27, 2017
It’s not often that you get to see mallards swimming amongst the trees in the bosque, or find fish swimming in the litterfall tubs…
Update 11:00 AM EDT Indonesia’s Mt. Agung may be on the cusp of its first eruption since 1963, an eruption that killed more than 1000 people. Since late August, seismic signals have increased in frequency, and last Friday, officials raised the alert status to the highest level. Local officials have evacuated around 75,000 people from the area and warned residents to keep an 8-12 kilometer distance from the volcano. However, it’s still unclear whether—or when—the volcano may erupt, …
September 26, 2017
This year we’ve got 24 schools working up and down the Rio Grande from Santo Domingo to Socorro.
September 21, 2017
Hurricanes don’t happen in Alaska because those storms are tropical by nature, but typhoons (another word for hurricanes) sometimes track north into the Bering Sea…
September 18, 2017
Life on board RV Lance is very ‘koselig’ (cosy in Norwegian). Meals are served at fixed hours in the mess three times a day and coffee is always brewing.
In this model Phil Prince takes us to the Ouachita Mountains of Arkansas and Oklahoma.
September 15, 2017
People travel north from all over for a chance to see the aurora. Soon, Chris Fallen will make his own.
September 14, 2017
Atlin was chosen for our field site because it’s home to an ophiolite, a rare place on earth where the crust and mantle are exposed at the surface.
September 13, 2017
I spent several days last week on the summit of Monarch Mountain in the company of two Texas A&M University geophysicists and one undergraduate.