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Scientists Project New Jersey Shore Sea Level To Rise 11 To 15 Inches Higher Than Global Average For Next Century
2013-12-05 19:12:21

Geoscientists at Rutgers and Tufts universities estimate that the New Jersey shore will likely experience a sea-level rise of about 1.5 feet by 2050 and of about 3.5 feet by 2100 – 11 to 15 inches higher than the average for sea-level rise globally over the century.

Fossils Help Researchers Learn More About Cascadia Quake Of 1700
2013-05-15 18:17:53

Scientists have long been baffled by a massive earthquake that struck the western coast of North America in 1700.

Lessons From Ancient Egypt On Climate and Drought
2012-08-16 16:13:14

Using Fossil Pollen to Augment Historical Records


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.