Author: Geological Society of America

  • Rising Sea Levels Creating First Native American Climate Refugees

    Rising sea levels and human activities are fast creating a "worst case scenario" for Native Americans of the Mississippi Delta who stand to lose not just their homes, but their irreplaceable heritage, to climate change.

  • Post-Glacial History of Lake of the Woods

    The extent and depth of lakes in glaciated regions of North America are controlled by climate and the influence of differential isostatic rebound of the land's surface that began when Pleistocene ice melted from the continent. This relationship and the post-glacial history of Lake of the Woods — one of the largest lake complexes in…