At the Mars Desert Research Station near Hanksville, Utah, researchers consider the possibility of exploring the red planet.
Apr 10, 2013
The intrepid scientific grunts behind the Plate Boundary Observatory roam the West keeping tabs on weird-looking far-flung GPS stations.
by Marian Lyman Kirst,
Apr 17, 2012
A writer on a river trip through canyon country muses on
things like sand, rapids, ruins and time, as well as the joy that
comes from being outside in the company of family and
by Paul Miller,
Aug 21, 2006
In Grand Canyon: Solving Earth’s Grandest
Puzzle, geologist James Lawrence Powell takes a look at
the science behind the Grand Canyon, and the scientists who figured
by Ewen Callaway,
May 15, 2006
Brian Sherrod, a government paleoseismologist, believes cities and infrastructure in eastern Washington may be far more earthquake-prone than previously realized.
by Bill Lascher,
Oct 26, 2011
The author leaves no trace -- but sometimes leaves with a trace of local geology in his pocket.
by Brendan Leonard,
Oct 06, 2011
California geology professor Jeff Mount uses river trips
as an educational tool
by Matt Jenkins,
Oct 16, 2006
In his book A Crack in the Edge of the
World, Simon Winchester takes a comprehensive look at the
1906 San Francisco earthquake and warns of the geological perils
still facing the region
by Kirk Zebolsky,
Nov 13, 2006
A BLM report issued in late 2006 appears to show that less
land is available for energy exploration now than in 2003, but a
closer look shows that appearances are deceiving.
by Michelle Blank,
Feb 05, 2007
In Home Ground: Language for an American Landscape, edited
by Barry Lopez and Debra Gwartney, 45 diverse writers define
unusual geographical terms used across the country.
by Eliza Murphy,
Mar 05, 2007