Hike Colorado's Only Active Volcano Less Than 3 Hours From DenverDotsero's crater has a diameter over 2,000 feet and is about 250 feet deep
USGS: Increased Yellowstone Geyser Eruptions Do Not Suggest Imminent Volcanic ActivityDespite the increased frequency of steam eruptions at the famous Steamboat Geyser in Yellowstone National Park, and a 'swarm' of small earthquakes in the region this year, researchers are downplaying the likelihood Yellowstone's supervolcano will explode.
New Fissure From Kilauea Volcano Spawns Near Geothermal PlantHawaii's Kilauea volcano spawned a new lava fissure Saturday, emitting minor lava spatter less than a mile from a geothermal energy plant.
Another Earthquake Shakes Western Colorado TownsA recent 3.3 magnitude earthquake is the largest to hit a western Colorado county in a decade
The USGS's Other Earthquake MeasurementIt’s a complicated formula for calculating the severity of earthquakes. But we get it… kind of. Still, it has generally served us well: 5.4, 6.2, 8.0, 9.1. You get the point.
Investigators: Federal Lab Worker Intentionally Tainted Test ResultsA worker at a federal laboratory in Colorado intentionally manipulated test results for years, possibly tainting research that includes toxic metals in the Everglades, uranium near the Grand Canyon and coal in Afghanistan, investigators say.
U.S. Says Colorado Has 40 Times More Natural Gas Than ThoughtWestern Colorado has 40 times more natural gas than previously thought, but an immediate boom is unlikely because of low gas prices, government and industry experts said Wednesday.
USGS: Colorado At Risk Of Damaging Shaking From Induced EarthquakesA new USGS map identifies potential ground-shaking hazards from both human-induced and natural earthquakes for the first time. In the past, these maps only identified natural earthquake hazards.
3.9 Magnitude Earthquake Rocks Southern Colorado OvernightAn earthquake shook southern Colorado late Wednesday night.
Deadly Flooding Prompted Improvements Along South PlatteIt was 50 years ago that 21 people were killed when water tore through the South Platte River basin on the Front Range and poured into the Eastern Plains. The devastating flood also led to the creation of a reservoir system.
USGS In Golden Monitors Latest Deadly Seismic Event In NepalA new and powerful earthquake has rattled Nepal. This one hit near Kodari, a town considered a gateway for travel to Mount Everest and was a magnitude 7.3.