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April 23, 2017

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April 23, 2017

Forecasting Large Earthquakes Along the Wasatch Front, Utah

Apr. 13, 2017 — There is a 43 percent probability that the Wasatch Front region in Utah will experience at least one magnitude 6.75 or greater earthquake, and a 57 percent probability of at least one magnitude 6.0 ... read more

Seismologists Offer Detailed Look at New Zealand's Kaikoura Earthquake

Apr. 12, 2017 — The magnitude 7.8 Kaikoura earthquake that struck the South Island of New Zealand last November was the largest on-land recorded earthquake in the country's ... read more

Apr. 4, 2017 — Over the next 100 to 200 years, carbon dioxide concentrations in the Earth's atmosphere will head towards values not seen since the Triassic period, 200 million years ago. Furthermore, by the ... read more

Mar. 30, 2017 — A study that used a new digital library and machine reading system to suck the factual marrow from millions of geologic publications dating back decades has unraveled a longstanding mystery of ... read more

Mar. 28, 2017 — Using advanced modeling and simulation, seismic data generated by earthquakes, and one of the world's fastest supercomputers, a team of scientists is creating a detailed 3-D picture of ... read more

Using a Method from Wall Street to Track Slow Slipping of Earth's Crust

Mar. 28, 2017 — An indicator for stock prices can be used with GPS data to automatically detect slow-slip earthquakes from a single station's observations, offering a new way to monitor seismic ... read more

Mar. 27, 2017 — Researchers have published a study in which they analyze beachrocks, cemented sand formations that have industrial waste, produced as a result of metallurgical activities, trapped inside them. These ... read more

Mar. 24, 2017 — The striking North Face of the Bernese Alps is the result of a steep rise of rocks from the depths following a collision of two tectonic plates. This steep rise gives new insight into the final stage ... read more

The Anthropocene: Scientists Respond to Criticisms of a New Geological Epoch

Mar. 23, 2017 — 'Irreversible' changes to the Earth provide striking evidence of new epoch, experts ... read more

Mar. 22, 2017 — In a study conducted in one of the world's oldest and most biologically diverse deserts, scientists explore the origins of water other than rainfall and are identifying multiple origins. The ... read more

Mar. 22, 2017 — Satellites have been mapping the upper part of the Earth magnetic field by collecting data for three years and found some amazing features about the Earth’s crust. The result is the release of ... read more

Mar. 22, 2017 — When geologists went in search for evidence of ancient tsunamis along Southern California’s coastal wetlands, they found something else. Their discoveries have implications for seismic hazard and ... read more

Mar. 21, 2017 — Arsia Mons produced one new lava flow at its summit every 1 to 3 million years during the final peak of activity, about 50 million years ago. The last volcanic activity there ceased about 50 million ... read more

Mar. 20, 2017 — The last piece of the ice sheet that once blanketed much of North America is doomed to disappear in the next several centuries, says a new ... read more

Mar. 16, 2017 — Rock samples from northeastern Canada retain chemical signals that help explain what Earth's crust was like more than 4 billion years ... read more

Mar. 15, 2017 — Researchers have been studying the deep earthquake which occurred on May 30, 2015, to the west of Japan's Bonin ... read more

Mar. 14, 2017 — During the ice ages, an unidentified regulatory mechanism prevented atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations from falling below a level that could have led to runaway cooling, reports a team of ... read more

Mar. 14, 2017 — Without major efforts to rebuild Louisiana's wetlands, particularly in the westernmost part of the state, there is little chance that the coast will be able to withstand the accelerating rate of ... read more

Mar. 13, 2017 — A new web application that makes it quick and easy for people to use 3-D printers to make terrain models of any place on Earth has now been developed by researchers. Their idea -- they call it ... read more

Mar. 13, 2017 — What caused the largest glaciation event in Earth's history, known as 'snowball Earth'? Geologists and climate scientists have been searching for the answer for years but the root ... read more

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