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
Montana paleoecologist Cathy Whitlock studies the recent
geological past and looks for clues to the future of the
by Melynda Coble,
May 30, 2005
An emotionally wounded writer is cheered by a visit to
Mount St. Helens, even though heavy clouds obscured the
by Rebecca Clarren,
Nov 22, 2004
In Of Rock and Rivers, Ellen Wohl, a geomorphologist, reads the story behind the Western landscape.
by Valerie Rapp,
Nov 22, 2009
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
The Ice Age Floods reshaped the landscape of eastern Washington -- and our knowledge of geology.
by Eric Wagner,
Nov 22, 2009
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
An obscure cave near Steamboat Springs, Colo., contains rare hydrogen sulfide-consuming worms that might hold a key to extraterrestrial life forms.
by Jennie Lay,
Feb 23, 2010
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
Exploring High Mountain Lakes in the
Rockies by biologist Fred W. Rabe takes a detailed look
at mountain lakes, describing their formation, geology and aquatic
plants and animals
Mar 06, 2006