Understanding and Preparing for Alaska's Geohazards
Alaska is the most geologically active part of North America. Much of the awe-inspiring landscapes of Alaska's parks are created by geologic processes. But sometimes, these processes can be hazardous. Read about earthquakes, tsunamis, landslides, glacier collapses, glacier outburst floods, volcanoes and volcanic eruptions, river ice, coastal erosion, and more. This issue explores the state of the science to understand geohazards in Alaska national parks.
Last updated: August 8, 2019