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New Idaho Landslide Inventory Database to Assist with Hazard Mitigation

Posted 6/29/2021 5:18:00 PM

The Idaho Geological Survey released a statewide landslide inventory that will assist with hazard mitigation and identification of problematic hot spots. Read more

Revealing Ancient Secrets: 1,000 Years of Tree Rings in Yellowstone Show Recent Climate Warming Trend

Posted 6/2/2021 9:06:00 PM

This story by Jerry Painter appeared in the Idaho State Journal on May 31, 2021. This article is reposted with permission. Read more

‘Lava Bombs’ Manufactured during U of I-Led Study on Stability of Volcanic Formations

Posted 6/4/2020 8:16:00 PM

Volcanologist Erika Rader and colleagues investigated the growth of volcanic formations by manufacturing lava bombs, blobs of lava ejected from a volcano. Read more


Department of Earth and Spatial Sciences

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Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3021
Moscow ID, 83843-3021

Geography: 208-885-6216
Geology: 208-885-6192