Ground shaking during devastating flood offers new insights

A devastating wall of water gushed down the Bhotekoshi/Sunkoshi River in Nepal on July 5, 2016. It came from a lake that had been dammed by a glacial moraine, but the dam broke and discharged more than 100,000 tons of water ...

What does global climate have to do with erosion rates?

For the last several decades, geoscientists have been intrigued by a potential link between erosion rates at the Earth's surface and changes in global climate. Distinguishing the cause and effect remained unclear. However, ...

Study identifies California cliffs at risk of collapse

The yellow warning signs that pepper coastal cliffs from northern California to the US-Mexico border may seem overly dramatic to the casual observer. But actively eroding cliffs make up the majority of the California coastline, ...

Modeling Genomic Erosion

(PhysOrg.com) -- Even though scientists have successfully sequenced the human genome, they still lack a clear picture of exactly how coding and non-coding DNA sequences function together, or how genomes evolve over time. ...

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