Southern California's iconic beaches are in danger of complete erosion in the coming 100 years.
NASA and USGS are using a real-time ice sheet viewing process in order to study the factors that influence the movement of glaciers and ice sheets towards the sea.
Google Earth has released an update of its Timelapse feature, showing animated satellite imagery that goes back to 1984, and giving viewers a glimpse of how climate change has transformed the planet.
The earthquake that shook Oklahoma on Sept. 3 is the strongest earthquake ever recorded in the state, and the public is concerned that the disaster is somewhat linked to oil and gas drilling.
Scientists have found the virus that causes the mysterious deformities in wild birds in the U.S.
With the use of the NASA/USGS satellites, scientists can predict where ponds usually existed and if it turns out dry during the migrating season, conservationist will deploy farmers to flood the wetlands or unused rice fields to provide resting area and food from migratory birds.
USGS and partners released first ever highly detailed topographic map of Mercury developed by matching more than 100,000 images and photos from spacecrafts orbiting the planet.
The United States Geological Survey (USGS) recently released a study stating the most Earthquake-vulnerable states, which include Oklahoma, Kansas, Texas, Colorado, New Mexico and Arkansas.
The water level in the north arm of Utah's Great Salt Lake has reached a new low, and the south arm is within a foot of a new record, too.
Piping plovers are facing habitat loss and breeding space as a result of wetland drainage in the Great Plains.
A recent study by the U.S. Geological Survey found that native bees, which have not previously been tested for pesticides, had exposure to neonicotinoids and other agriculture-associated pesticides.
While it has long been known that eastern California's Mono Lake and Mono Craters were set above a volcanic system, new 3D images of the massive magma chambers beneath will help scientists make predictions for the next eruption, a study says.
Tiny shorebirds that fly yearly from one end of the earth to the other, twice, are profiled in a recent book. Their fates are closely entwined with that of the ancient and funny-looking horseshoe crab, which is in turn linked with human health.
It's been ten years since Hurricane Katrina made landfall in the western US. Now NASA and the US Geological Survey (USGS) have released detailed maps showing how radically the hurricane changed not only neighbor- and livelihoods, but also the geography of New Orleans itself.