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2011-04-11 09:34:52

Conductivity image hints volcano plume is bigger than thought.

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2011-04-01 15:20:01

First such station installed northwest of Columbia, Mississippi.

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2011-03-17 07:58:50

The mineral quartz may play a key role in the formation of earthquake faults, mountains, and valleys.

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2010-10-06 08:34:41

COCONet will transform understanding of earthquakes, hurricanes in vulnerable region.

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2010-08-26 07:57:40

New seismic technique detects boundary between old and new lithosphere.

2010-06-25 14:44:31

California's San Andreas fault is notorious for repeatedly generating major earthquakes and for being on the brink of producing the next "big one" in a heavily populated area.

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2009-12-12 12:51:59

Water in Earth's critical zone; declining water resources in the US west; "zebra stripes" in rock; dark energy under the sea-floor; undersea volcanic eruptions; Sumatra earthquake zone among topics.

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2009-11-21 09:30:00

A research team led by the University of Colorado at Boulder has found a clever way to use traditional GPS satellite signals to measure snow depth as well as soil and vegetation moisture, a technique expected to benefit meteorologists, water resource managers, climate modelers and farmers.

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2009-05-26 15:30:00

Geologists find "blob" of material beneath the US West Great Basin.

2008-08-27 15:00:54

By Lisa Krieger MediaNews staff How do you measure a restless landscape? It takes an earthquake for humans to feel the shift of geological plates beneath our feet.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.