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  1. Legislators ask California for $23M for Earthquake Early Warning SystemRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | LA Daily News

    This Dec. 9, 2014 staff file photo shows seismologist Dr. Kate Hutton, of Caltech Seismological Laboratory and Caltech-USGS Media Center, explaining earthquakes and early warning systems being developed to sixth graders from Adat Ari El Day School. On Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, three state lawmakers introduced bills that would direct $23 million in state funds toward an Earthquake Early Warning system being developed for the West Coast.

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  2. OSU scientist: Window to cut carbon emissions is smallRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Local TV Station KTVZ

    ... . "Entire populations of cities will eventually have to move." Daniel Schrag , the Sturgis Hooper Professor of Geology at Harvard University, said there are moral questions about "what kind of environment we are passing along to future generations." ...

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  3. Mining law to enhance community developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | GhanaWeb

    Mining communities are set to benefit from proceeds of a Mining Community Development Scheme with the passage of the Mining Development Fund Bill. The underdevelopment of most mining communities has been at the forefront of discussions concerning the mining industry.

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  4. Magnitude 6.3 earthquake hits off Papua New Guinea: USGSRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Express India

    A magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck off the coast of Papua New Guinea's Bougainville Island early today, US seismologists said, with no immediate tsunami warning issued. The quake hit some 96 kilometres southwest of Panguna at 2:19 am , according to the US Geological Survey.

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  5. Legislators ask California for $23M for Earthquake Early Warning SystemRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Pasadena Star-News

    This Dec. 9, 2014 staff file photo shows seismologist Dr. Kate Hutton, of Caltech Seismological Laboratory and Caltech-USGS Media Center, explaining earthquakes and early warning systems being developed to sixth graders from Adat Ari El Day School. On Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, three state lawmakers introduced bills that would direct $23 million in state funds toward an Earthquake Early Warning system being developed for the West Coast.

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  6. EquitrekkingRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | KISU-TV Pocatello

    ... os and to high elevations for views of colorful canyons, glaciers and mountaintops. Darley explores the wildlife and geology of Yellowstone National Park on foot, before heading to the Cody rodeo.

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  7. Freeport-McMoRan's Problems Could Put This Stock In PlayRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

    Even in a depressed industry, there can be opportunities. Copper is certainly depressed, yet a low-priced company that makes a once-in-a-decade discovery can still offer opportunities for profit, especially when it has two global giants as partners.

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  8. CSUF grad student identifies ancient fossilRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | RSM News

    Because of the fossil identification and research of Cal State Fullerton graduate geology student Gabriel-Philip Santos, more information is becoming available about the extinct animal, called a desmostylian, part of the Desmostylus genus. Demostylians are believed to have lived in the area 8 to 13 million years ago.

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  9. Railroad Commission Hopefuls Split on DonationsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Texas Tribune

    Three of seven Republicans vying for a seat on the Texas Railroad Commission favor tightening at least one regulation - on the commissioners themselves. Ron Hale , Weston Martinez and Lance Christian - candidates in a crowded race for the three-member panel known for overseeing oil and gas producers - say they would support a proposal barring commissioners from accepting political donations from parties that have business before the commission.

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  10. USGS February Evening Public Lecture in Menlo ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Patch.com

    The Gold Rush and the 1906 Earthquake: How they combined to create the breakthrough discovery of modern seismic science by Ross S. Stein, USGS Scientist Emeritus & Consulting Professor of Geophysics, Stanford University a Accidents of Gold Rush merchant marine navigation transformed a seismic disaster into a seminal discovery and led to San Francisco's extreme liquefaction vulnerability today. a Just about everything that we love about the Bay area is brought to us by the faults.

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  11. Quake fells Taiwan apartment buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Iol.co.za

    A powerful earthquake toppled a 17-story apartment building in southern Taiwan on Saturday, killing at least five people, including a 10-day-old girl, and triggering frantic efforts to rescue about 35 people feared trapped inside. The baby and three of the other dead were from an apartment complex where the floors of a tower block pancaked down onto to each other when the 6.4 magnitude tremor hit at around 4am, at the start of a Lunar New Year holiday.

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  12. That 7.1 quake shook different parts of Anchorage in very different waysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... only 10 to 15 seconds. We felt Sunday's shaking much longer than that -- longer than a minute -- because of the soft geology of Cook Inlet and the weak soils under the city, factors that amplified and extended the impact. Figuring out those details ...

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  13. The world has never seen a mining scheme like thisRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... royalty in the process. A proposition that could be attractive for the right players, given India's high-potential geology and vastly under-explored nature. Watch to see if this auction goes ahead as early reports are suggesting. And to see who ...

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  14. Effects of carbon emissions could last 10,000 years, study findsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

    ... is essential to see these as the start of a path toward total decarbonization," said Daniel Schrag, a professor of geology at Harvard University who also worked on the study, in a statement. "This means continuing to invest in innovation that can ...

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  15. Landslides could force dozens of Colorado Springs homeowners to take buyoutRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Gazette

    William Farkas spent hundreds of thousands of dollars remodeling his home, at 1010 Zodiac Drive, before it had to be condemned due to a landslide. Farkas' home is one of two that has been condemned, but one of 46 homes in the area with landslide damage.

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  16. Yet Another Study Finds Fracking Isn't Poisoning WaterRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

    ... study did not document that fracking was directly linked to water contamination," Amy Townsend-Small, a professor of geology at the University of Cincinnati, told the Ohio Times Reporter Saturday. "Some of our highest observed methane concentrations ...

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  17. From race equality to particle physics, Royal Society of Edinburgh prizewinners announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    A Scots-born geologist well known for his TV documentaries has been honoured by one of Scotland's most prestigious institutions. Professor Iain Stewart, chair in geoscience communication at Plymouth University, appears regularly on programmes about geological change, including the BBC's Journeys From The Centre of the Earth.

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  18. Massive 6.3 earthquake hits Papua New GuineaRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | India.com

    Sydney, Feb 9 : A strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.3 has struck off the Papua New Guinea island of Bougainville early on Tuesday. The earthquake, at 2.19 a.m, was centred about 94 km southwest of the town of Panguna on Bougainville Island, which sits to the northwest of the Solomon Islands.

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  19. USGS Reveals Polar Bear Neck Camera Surveillance FindingsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | KIMO

    Seven adult female polar bears were tracked in the springs of 2014 and 2015. The study revealed that the Arctic animals spent about 70% of their day relaxing, according to the U.S. Geological Survey-administered analysis.

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  20. 6.4-magnitude earthquake hits off Papua New GuineaRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    A 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Papua New Guinea's Bougainville Island early Tuesday, US seismologists said, with no immediate tsunami warning issued. Indonesian meteorological officials check a seismograph screen as they test a tsunami early warning system in Jakarta.

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