Posts Tagged ‘seismic’

Monitoring California Hazards

Wednesday, December 18th, 2013
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Scientists are upgrading GPS stations to better monitor extreme weather and seismic activity.

The Wild West

Monday, April 8th, 2013
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How did the mountainous west form?

Plate Break-Up

Thursday, September 27th, 2012
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Two large earthquakes that occurred in the Indian Ocean last April seem to be triggering much more than shaking.

More Chilean Earthquakes?

Thursday, February 3rd, 2011
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The 2010 earthquake in Chile may not have decreased, but actually increased, the likeliness of a new, large earthquake.

Extreme Communication

Tuesday, May 4th, 2010
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Elephants not only communicate through sound waves, but also through seismic waves.

Toads’ Seismic Sensitivity

Wednesday, March 31st, 2010
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A new study finds that common toads can detect impending seismic activity.

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