Geology

From where will the next big earthquake hit the city ...

Geology
The city of Istanbul is focus of great concern for earthquake researchers. This 15-million metropole is situated very close to ...

Earthquakes can make thrust faults open violently and snap shut

Geology
It is a common trope in disaster movies: an earthquake strikes, causing the ground to rip open and swallow people ...

What happens to the boats?

Geology
Boulder, Colo., USA: In their paper published this week in Geosphere, authors Clara Vasconcelos, Joanna Torres, and Joana Costa point ...

Volcano breath: Measuring sulfur dioxide from space

Geology
Volcanoes erupt, they spew ash, their scarred flanks sometimes run with both lava and landslides. But only occasionally. A less ...