Geology

The area has been relatively quiet since the 1980s.
by University of Aberdeen
10:28am
9.18.2017
Slow slip events, a type of slow motion earthquake that occurs over days to weeks, are thought to be capable of triggering larger, potentially damaging...
by University of Texas at Austin
10:03am
9.12.2017
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The Andean Plateau—which has an average height of more than 12,000 feet—covers much of Bolivia and parts of Peru, Chile, and Argentina.
3:20pm
8.23.2017
Their results paint a very different picture of subduction than what occurs today.
by MIT
9:58am
8.22.2017
Supervolcanoes can produce massive eruptions of hundreds to thousands of cubic kilometers of magma
by Stanford's School of Earth, Energy, & Environmental Sciences
9:21am
8.16.2017
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A novel technique can determine the surface area and volume of small particles, the size of a grain of sand or smaller.
by University of New Hampshire
9:00am
8.11.2017
Hydrogen at elevated temperature creates high electrical conductivity in the Earth's mantle.
by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
9:14am
7.27.2017
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The study also suggests that the accelerated melting of mountain glaciers in recent decades may explain a phenomenon that has long puzzled scientists.
by University of Alaska Fairbanks
8:54am
7.21.2017
The team used isotopic labeling and two methods for measuring isotope ratios in solutions and solids to study calcite.
by California Institute of Technology
9:24am
7.18.2017
By using the technique, the researchers were able to condense the timeframe it takes to measure the signal from the data.
by Argonne National Laboratory
8:55am
7.17.2017
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In the future, the researchers plan to use this approach during an ongoing eruption as a near-real time predictive tool.
by University of Hawaii at Manoa
9:00am
7.14.2017
Slow earthquakes are quiet, can be as large as magnitude 7, and last days to years.
by University of California, Riverside
12:58pm
7.13.2017
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Crystals can form in the rising molten rock in as little as 18 minutes.
by University of Alaska Fairbanks
10:23am
7.11.2017
The plate boundary earthquake zone off Japan's coast forms part of the "ring of fire" that surrounds the Pacific Ocean.
by National Science Foundation
9:34am
6.19.2017
Continental India's tectonic collision with Asia began about 45 million years ago.
by Rice University
1:02pm
6.7.2017
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Scientists have debated for decades the origin of the densest collection of Jurassic dinosaur bones. Fossil and chemical analyses by paleontologists begin to...
by PeerJ
10:11am
6.6.2017
The halos were analyzed by the rover's science payload.
by American Geophysical Union
1:14pm
5.30.2017
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This microplate is "born" just 300 miles off the coast.
by UCSB
8:53am
5.25.2017
It’s true—some rocks can float on water for years at a time. And now scientists know how they do it, and what causes them to eventually sink.
by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
9:49am
5.24.2017
This fossil is the first discovery of a horned dinosaur in eastern North America, suggesting these dinosaurs could roam freely across North America.
by PEERJ
8:59am
5.23.2017
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A recent study provides a new perspective on the severe impacts of escalating climate change on the heritage resources of Canadian Arctic.
by De Gruyter Open
1:08pm
5.19.2017
Researchers in the USA and Japan say they may have found the cause of the first mass extinction of life.
by Tohoku University
10:03am
5.18.2017
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Researchers reports the discovery of the first fossilized flowers from South America.
by Cornell University
10:41am
5.12.2017
Researchers have presented a new theory as to how the Earth’s crust was formed.
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3:36pm
5.5.2017
Thrust faults have been the site of some of the world's largest quakes.
by California Institute of Technology
3:15pm
5.1.2017
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The study explored seven effects associated with asteroid impacts.
by American Geophysical Union
1:30pm
4.19.2017
Geochemical clues suggest that some rocks from Hawaii and Samoa may contain material formed during the planet's birth.
by University of Maryland
10:33am
4.10.2017
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The world-renowned tin deposits in Cornwall and Devon are known to be associated with the granites.
by University of Exeter
2:36pm
4.4.2017
Crinoids were abundant long ago, when they carpeted the sea floor.
by Ohio State University
7:30am
4.4.2017
This pilot prototype is expected to reveal unique information about geophysics.
by American Institute of Physics
9:47am
3.15.2017
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