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Modeling floods that formed canyons on Earth and Mars

Geomorphologists who study Earth's surface features and the processes that formed them have long been interested in how floods, in particular catastrophic outbursts that...

Exploring Oceanographer Canyon by mini-sub

Along the walls of Oceanographer Canyon, fish dart in and out of colorful anemone gardens and sea creatures send up plumes of sand and...

Scientists shed light on powerful currents that create massive underwater canyons

Through the use of mathematical models, Stanford researchers have better defined the powerful processes that carved some of the largest canyons on Earth, deep...

World’s largest canyon? Under the Antarctic ice sheet

The world's largest canyon may lie under the Antarctic ice sheet, according to analysis of satellite data by a team of scientists, led by...

New Grand Canyon age research focuses on western Grand Canyon

The age of the Grand Canyon (USA) has been studied for years, with recent technological advances facilitating new attempts to determine when erosion of...

Did dinosaurs enjoy Grand Canyon views? Definitely not, say researchers

Did dinosaurs roam the Grand Canyon? Well, the answer depends on whom you talk to. And how old they believe the majestic canyon to...

Building decades of sandbar knowledge one grain of data at a...

Beneath long-term work to rebuild sandbars in the Grand Canyon lies a legacy of river-running data collection that tells the story of Northern Arizona...

Researchers find wreck of sunken barge in Monterey Canyon

During a recent expedition to map earthquake faults in Monterey Bay, MBARI researchers discovered the wreck of a barge on the muddy seafloor in...

Geologists discover ancient buried canyon in South Tibet

A team of researchers from Caltech and the China Earthquake Administration has discovered an ancient, deep canyon buried along the Yarlung Tsangpo River in...

Star Trekish, rafting scientists make bold discovery on Fraser River

A Simon Fraser University-led team behind a new discovery has “…had the vision to go, like Star Trek, where no one has gone before:...

Star Trekish, rafting scientists make bold discovery on Fraser River

A Simon Fraser University-led research team studying river flow in bedrock canyons for the first time has discovered that previous conceptions of flow and...

Image: Grand Canyon geology lessons on view

The Grand Canyon in northern Arizona is a favorite for astronauts shooting photos from the International Space Station, as well as one of the...

Scientists explore world’s largest undersea canyon

A joint British-German team has returned from a five-week research expedition, mapping and sampling a giant submarine canyon off northwest Morocco. The expedition was...

Grand Canyon at least 70 Million Years Old

A new study from the University of Colorado Boulder and the California Institute of Technology has analyzed mineral grains from the bottom of the...

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