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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
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.