Ever since 1960 when the rooftop garden on the Kaiser Center’s garage, largest in the world at the time, was built, it’s been heralded by American landscaping pros, Kaiser Center employees and appreciative residents. After the garden’s recent rehabbing, now (specifically, any weekday) is a good time to visit. Putting a garden on a roof, […]
Is there any truth to the claim that fracking causes earthquakes? Answers are within! -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Tule Lake is situated at the end of the world. It's not that it's so big that the world seems to end beyond its margins, but something more like how it is the place that worlds ended. The lake is located in Northern California near the Oregon Border south of Klamath Falls. Show More Summary
Mud Mountain Dam is a fascinating, record-breaking earthen dam—and right on the way to one of our favorite volcanoes! -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
The 2016 central Italy earthquake has claimed hundreds of lives and destroyed cities -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
If geology was an Olympic sport, Rio de Janeiro would probably take the gold -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Welcome to the second leg of our Burke Museum visit! In this one we get to meet a very awesome sabre kitty, enjoy some of the prettiest rocks and fossils ever, and lie in the center of a volcano -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.co...
Visiting Seattle with kids? Want geology? In this installment of our occasional series on the subject, we're visiting Burke Museum, which has got plenty of hands-on geology and paleontology for the... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Join me for some icy-sweet geology in the outer solar system, and learn why New Horizons is a great way to spend just under a stadium's worth of money -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
A bit ago, I had my En Tequila Es Verdad readers ask some simple geology questions, and they delivered! This is the first in a long series of reader-inspired posts exploring the lighter side of... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican....
June was a great month on the geoblogs. Come check out the best—and see how your favorite geoblog post can be featured here! -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Ready for a trio of gorgeous Mount Saint Helens photos? Of course you are! -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
The Arizona Geological Survey's budget has been slashed by the state's short-sighted government. There are as many reasons to save the agency as there are geologic wonders, riches and hazards in... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican...
A quick and simple guide to dealing with the potentially dangerous mountains in your vicinity -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
I'm blogging Richard Waitt's excellent book about the May 18, 1980, eruption as I read it. Join me for more In the Path of Destruction goodness! And pick up your own copy at the link below -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Come see which geoblogosphere discoveries readers chose to share! Much delicious geology within -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Welcome to the third edition of our trek through the USGS photographic database! I'm serving up yet more delectable photos of Mount Saint Helens's spectacular 1980 awakening. Enjoy! -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
It's the 36th anniversary of the eruption of Mount Saint Helens. Please take a moment to remember those who died that beautiful May morning, and to appreciate the power of a volcano to change... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.co...
Recent seismic swarms under Mount Saint Helens show she's recharging her magma chamber. So why am I disappointed? -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
There's something wonderfully thrilling about geologic maps of places we've never mapped that way before! Scientists recently mapped a brand-new island and produced a beautifully detailed map of... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican...