Seeing how rain falls from top to bottom and how heavy the rain falls throughout parts of a tropical cyclone is very important to hurricane forecasters.
Geoscience events - Archive
A new study finds 125 large lakes in the Arctic have vanished as temperatures rose over the past two decades. Many other lakes have shrunk.
Two separate earthquakes measuring 3.6 and 3.9 respectively on the open-ended Richter scale hit the cities of Qom and Tabas, southwest and southeast Tehran, ...
Predicting when large earthquakes might occur may be a step closer to reality, thanks to a new study of undersea earthquakes in the eastern Pacific Ocean.
When comet Tempel 1 collides with a NASA space probe in the early morning hours of July 4, 2005, scientists at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory expect some holiday sizzle – a brilliant flash and a ...
The Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) spacecraft is expected to discover its 1,000TH comet this summer.
Ten years ago this month, Montserrat's Soufriere Hills volcano erupted, driving off most of the island's residents --
A moderate earthquake shook northeastern Japan early Monday, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.
GSI News Section- A mild earthquake measuring 3.9 on the open-ended Richter...
Mountain-building Process Much Faster -- And Cooler -- Than Previously Thought, Say Queen's Geologists
Geologists at Queen's University have discovered that the time it takes for mountain ranges to form is millions of years shorter than previously thought.
A new research radar based in Antarctica is giving scientists the chance to study the highest layer of the earth’s atmosphere at the very edge of space.
A volcano has erupted underwater near the Pacific island of Iwo Jima off the coast of Japan, sending a column of steam rising a kilometre into the air.
Some 1,000 hectares of land in the fossil-rich Maragheh, West Azarbaijan province, were declared as natural heritage by the High Council for Protecting ...