Researchers track movement of charred detritus dispersed from Goleta Beach after 2018 debris flow in California

Mud and silt containing charred material and terrestrial plant matter was deposited on Goleta Beach shortly after the 2018 Montecito debris flow disaster. Credit: HE Lowman et al The catastrophic debris flow that affected Montecito, Calif., in early January, 2018 was the result of a rare confluence of severe events. The Thomas Fire had been … Read more