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Some US geophysicists are going where few of their compatriots have gone before: to Cuba, Venezuela and other countries that are notoriously anti-American. But these countries are also notoriously plagued by natural disasters such as earthquakes, and so engineers are blanketing the Caribbean with a network of sensors to detect the crustal strains ... (more)
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Volcanologists who monitor eruptions of Alaskan volcanoes are scrambling to cope with US federal budget cuts - even as the Pavlof volcano, 1,000 kilometres southwest of Alaska's biggest city, Anchorage, spouts a towering ash plume that is threatening plane flights.
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Global image showing the swath of land captured by NASA's Land Data Continuity Mission as it orbited the Earth NASA has captured the world's largest panoramic photo showing a swath of land 6,000 miles long and 120 miles wide using a satellite orbiting 438 miles above the Earth.
Geochemist Mark Schmitz is one of four editors on The Geologic Time Scale 2012, or GTS2012, a 1,144-page compilation of the latest understanding of Earth's history, and the means by which geoscientists around the world investigate the rock record.
When Randy Keller moved from Texas to the Oklahoma City area seven years ago, he couldn't find the house he was looking for.
Political parties are rushing to begin their respective campaigns on deepwater oil and gas exploration around New Zealand as the latest round of offshore oil and gas block tenders opens on May 24.
U.S. farmers are withdrawing unsustainable volumes of groundwater to irrigate their crops, resulting in an accelerating decline in aquifers across the central and western United States, according to a new report by the U.S. Geological Survey .
Columbus' stream gauges on Haw and Clifty creeks, Flatrock and East Fork White rivers will be spared from cuts due to the federal budget sequestration, but a neighboring community will not be as fortunate.
Exactly what it was is unclear, but this event jump-started what Kenneth Tankersley, an assistant professor of anthropology and geology at the University of Cincinnati, calls the last gasp of the last ice age.
A 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck Russia's Kamchatka Peninsula early Tuesday, followed by a series of strong after-shocks, the US Geological Survey reported.
Anchorage - Alaska's Pavlof Volcano sent ash and steam skyward on Sunday but not enough to raise the aviation threat for international air carriers.
Boulder, Colo., USA A- New Geology articles posted online ahead of print 9 and 16 May 2013 cover a wide swath of geoscience subdisciplines, including minerals exploration, archaeology, planetary geology, tectonics, oceanography, geophysics, and paleobotany.
Muscat: Recent research has revealed that the Makran Subduction Zone is more prone to earthquakes and tsunami hazards than previously thought.
The 2.8 magnitude quake shook about eight miles south southwest of the town of Stroud, Okla., about 45 miles east of the Oklahoma City metro, at a depth of about five miles.
The U.S. Geological Survey says an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.8 has struck off the coast of Chile.
A magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck off the coast of Chile on Monday, the US Geological Survey said, but Chilean emergency authorities said they saw no prospect that the tremor would generate a tsunami.
A lot of what's known about carbon dioxide in the atmosphere can be traced back to a chemist named Charles David Keeling, who, in 1958, persuaded the U.S. Weather Bureau to install a set of monitoring devices at its Mauna Loa observatory, on the island of Hawaii.