In her new book Timefulness, geologist Marcia Bjornerud tries to change the culture of right now.
The San Francisco Bay Area's crazy quilt-pattern of rock formations -- shaped by earthquakes -- are the key to understanding the region's landscapes. From ice-age dune sand in San Francisco to recently subsided land in the Santa Clara Valley or the veritable maze of earthquake faults in the East Bay, the geology is a fascinating blueprint of the region's natural history.
What role might heat play in causing rocks to fall? Scientists look for an answer.
A dam retrofit project reveals a treasure trove from the time when California had a vast inland sea.
Magnified 200 times, these grains from Point Reyes tell an ancient tale.
David Loeb’s October 2015 Bayview column
A visit to Kehoe Beach takes you on a journey to one of the Bay Area’s most dramatic geologic sites, where you can see rocks that have traveled far through time and space to pause temporarily in the Bay Area.
Two biologists discuss Earth’s alarming extinction rate.
In a newly published paper, scientists link groundwater depletion in the Central Valley to geologic uplift and maybe even earthquakes.
Publisher David Loeb had his Bay Nature epiphany while hiking in China Camp State Park. That’s when he conceived of the idea to start a magazine about the natural wonders of the San Francisco Bay Area. Recently David gave a … Read more
Some people swear there’s earthquake weather. Some people swear there’s not.