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1 hr ago | Statesboro Herald

Ogeechee research aims at warning matrix

Backed by a graphic charting the Ogeechee River research, Dr. Jeffrey Underwood, chairman of the Geology and Geography Department at Georgia Southern University, talks about studies faculty and students will be doing on forested floodplain.

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Related Topix: Science, Southern University, Georgia Southern University, Chemistry, Millen, GA, Jenkins County, GA

4 hrs ago | The Telegraph

Meghalaya seeks 'protection' from laws

People gather during a rally to protest against the ban on 'rat hole mining' by NGT in the state.

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Related Topix: World News, India, Science

8 hrs ago | The Daily Beast

Cleaning Up From Napa's WinepocalypseBy Jordan Salcito

The repercussions of the Napa earthquake may go beyond toppled barrel rooms and a disrupted tourist season.

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Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Napa, CA, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Agriculture, Science

12 hrs ago | West Hawaii Today

Lava flow remains active as county begins preparation efforts should an evacuation be necessary

HVO geologist Janet Babb holds a microphone for a resident for questioning about updated information on the approach of a lava flow in lower Puna during a meeting Thursday evening at the Pahoa Community Center.

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Related Topix: Science, Pahoa, HI, Hawaii, Hawaii County, HI, Volcanic Eruption, Natural Disasters, Volcano, HI

16 hrs ago | Utility Products

Siemens to help U.S. Geological Survey increase energy efficiency

Siemens Government Technologies Inc. won a $11 million task order by the United States Geological Survey to implement energy efficiency measures at three of its facilities: National Center ; Columbia Environmental Research Center ; and the Western Fisheries Research Center .

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Related Topix: US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Science

19 hrs ago | The Press On-Line

Finding a lost continent

To most people, New Zealand comprises two large islands and a scattering of small and tiny ones.

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Related Topix: Oceania, New Zealand, World News, Science, New Caledonia

Fri Aug 29, 2014

CBS Local

3.0 Magnitude Quake Strikes East Of Gilroy

A earthquake registering a preliminary magnitude of 3.0 struck east of Gilroy, near Hollister at 2:44 p.m. Friday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey's automated seismograph alert network.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Earthquake, Science

Marin Independent Journal

Earthquake sensors on Golden Gate, Richmond-San Rafael bridges measured shaking during Napa quake

As the Earth shook Marin awake early Sunday morning, hundreds of fist-sized sensors mounted on the Golden Gate and Richmond-San Rafael bridges, as well other county buildings, recorded the movement.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Napa, CA, San Rafael, CA, Science

Independent.ie

Pair sent for volcano analysis

Two Irish scientists have been dispatched to Iceland to analyse the Bardarbunga volcano after an eruption sparked a red alert aviation warning.

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Related Topix: Volcanic Eruption, Natural Disasters, Science

Forbes.com

8 Reasons You May Not Be Prepared for the Next Earthquake

Financial Finesse was founded in 1999 with a single objective: Provide people everywhere with the information and guidance they need to become financially secure and independent.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Personal Finance, Retirement, Science, Financial Services

KTXL-TV Sacramento

Geologists Locate Epicenter of Napa Earthquake

It has been four days since a 6.0 earthquake rattled Napa County, but dozens of aftershocks are still being felt by people there.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Napa, CA, Science, Napa County, CA

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Lebanon Daily News

Quake rattles southern Greece, capital city

An earthquake has rattled southern Greece and was widely felt in the capital, Athens.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Tsunami, Science, Austin, TX

NewsOK.com

Oil industry donating to Rauner's campaign

Oil producers, drilling companies and geologists frustrated with the slow process of implementing rules for high-volume oil and gas drilling are putting their money behind Republican candidate for governor Bruce Rauner.

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Related Topix: Science, Pat Quinn, US Governors, Illinois

The York Daily Record

Feds to resume leasing for fracking in California

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management will resume issuing oil and gas leases next year for federal lands in California after a new study found limited environmental impacts from fracking and other enhanced drilling techniques, the agency said Thursday.

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Inhabitat

South Napa Earthquake Cracks Open New Fears of 'The Big One'

The South Napa earthquake that struck northern California on Sunday has cracked open new fears among state residents that "the big one" is imminent.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Napa, CA, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Science

NewsOK.com

5 things to know about earthquake faults

The 6.0-earthquake that damaged buildings and left scores of people injured in California's wine country was the largest temblor to hit the San Francisco Bay Area since the 6.9-magnitude Loma Prieta earthquake in 1989.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Earthquake, Science

Scientific American

"Wandering Stones" of Death Valley Explained

Ending a half-century of geological speculation, scientists have finally seen the process that causes rocks to move atop Racetrack Playa, a desert lake bed in the mountains above Death Valley, California.

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Related Topix: Death Valley, CA, Oceanography, Science, La-Jolla, CA, Santa Barbara, CA

Science Daily

Yellowstone supereruption would send ash across North America

In the unlikely event of a volcanic supereruption at Yellowstone National Park, the northern Rocky Mountains would be blanketed in meters of ash, and millimeters would be deposited as far away as New York City, Los Angeles and Miami, according to a new study.

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Related Topix: Volcanic Eruption, Natural Disasters, US National Parks, Yellowstone National Park, Science, us Travel, Travel

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Science Daily

Southwest U. S. may face 'megadrought' this century

Due to global warming, scientists say, the chances of the southwestern United States experiencing a decade long drought is at least 50 percent, and the chances of a "megadrought" - one that lasts over 30 years - ranges from 20 to 50 percent over the next century.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Global Warming, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Science, University of Arizona, Texas

The Age

Quakes jolt Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano, spread to second volcano

Stockholm: Two earthquakes measuring more than magnitude 5 hit Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano overnight and another quake shook a nearby volcano, with overall seismic activity staying high, the country's Meteorological Office said on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Volcanic Eruption, Natural Disasters, Science

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