Katharine Mach of Stanford Earth explains how government efforts to improve coastal resilience have failed, and what can be done to help communities withstand more intense storms and accelerating sea level rise.
Matthew Siegfried, a postdoctoral researcher working with Dustin Schroeder in the Stanford Radio Glaciology Group, co-authored an article in The Conversation about the importance of understanding variations in the height of Antarctic ice shelves.
Radioactive mineral samples collected by Stanford Earth professor Rodney Ewing could aid a Department of Homeland Security project aiming to hunt down the source of illegal nuclear material that could end up in bombs.
New data on the 1999 disaster in Izmit, Turkey shows little quakes preceding the big one were unrelated and detecting foreshocks won't help predict major quakes. Bill Ellsworth of Stanford Earth led the research.
Geophysics professor Rosemary Knight comments on a study she co-authored showing that sinking land caused by intensive groundwater pumping in California is releasing trapped arsenic, a known carcinogen.