Scientists have identified patterns in the Earth’s magnetic field that evolve on the order of 1,000 years, providing new insight into how the field works.
A perfect combination of tides and wind is responsible for a hotspot of Antarctic krill along the western Antarctic Peninsula.
Although volcanic eruptions are often quite hazardous, scientists have been unable to pinpoint the processes leading up to major eruptions. A new study examines the temperature history of magma.
The warming of sediments caused the 2004 Sumatra earthquake to be larger and more severe - and a similar process appears to be in place for the Cascadia Subduction Zone.
In the aftermath of a supereruption, smaller eruptions may occur for thousands of years afterward, according to a new study.
Central American forests are disappearing rapidly and much of the loss is being traced to the laundering of cocaine money.
A new book by OSU geophysicist Sean Fleming takes a new look at rivers using...mathematics.
A new study published in Nature Communications documents how some foraminifera grow, incorporating magnesium in their shells that can be used to determine seawater temperatures in the past.
Oregon State University is part of s new Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) project in the Arctic that will explore how relationships between the land and water affect coastal ecosystems.
One of the nation’s most important repositories of oceanic sediment cores, located at OSU, will more than double in size when the university assumes stewardship of a collection of sediment cores taken from the Southern Ocean around Antarctica.
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