TO THE EDITOR:
Recent catastrophic events around the world tragically illustrate how quickly the ground beneath our feet can change forever.
Catastrophic earthquakes in Mexico, massive flooding in Texas, Category 5 hurricanes in the Caribbean and southeastern United States, killer landslides, volcanic eruptions, the list goes on.
Geoscience research and the focused investigation of our planet have never been more critical for society. We provide the research and analysis that describes the past and present interactions of the solid Earth, Ocean and Atmosphere.
The fundamental parameters used for urban development, building codes and sustainability rest on a foundation of geological knowledge of the Earth.