This week’s digest looks at Hurricane Harvey, increased intensity of winter storms and historic submarine landslides.
Archives for April 2018
Many think that “New is better.” In technology, such thinking often proves true. But is it always the case? No. Consider pharmacology. New drugs promise improved health, a better quality of life. Yet negative side effects, some not having had sufficient time to surface, may discourage a medication’s use, perhaps even warranting its removal from […]
Record rain and snow. Is it climate change?
Large-scale processes such as continental drift and erosion of mountains have significant effects upon our planet.
This week the geoscience roundup looks at landslides, coastal forests and the recent history of the Antarctic ice sheet.
The Earth’s past helps us to understand its future – as examples from salt deposits, lake deposits and atmospheric measurement demonstrate.
Garbage in space, orbit, and earthbound. And other news.