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October 22, 2020

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Wildfires Can Cause Dangerous Debris Flows

Wildfires don't stop being dangerous after the flames go out. Even one modest rainfall after a fire can cause a deadly landslide, according to new ...

Deep Magma Facilitates the Movement of Tectonic Plates

A small amount of molten rock located under tectonic plates encourages them to move. This is what scientists have recently discovered. Their new model takes into account not only the velocity of ...

Lost and Found: Geologists 'Resurrect' Missing Tectonic Plate

A team of geologists believes they have found the lost plate known as Resurrection in northern Canada by using existing mantle tomography ...
A pioneering technique which captures precisely how mountains bend to the will of raindrops has helped solve a long-standing ...
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Research May Curb Economic Losses to Power Plants After Earthquakes

Sitting atop power transformers are bushing systems that play a critical role in supplying communities with electricity. However, these objects are also susceptible to breaking during earthquakes. ...

Earthquake Forecasting Clues Unearthed in Strange Precariously Balanced Rocks

Naturally formed balancing boulders could be used to help scientists to forecast large earthquakes more ...

New Fire Containment Research Addresses Risk and Safety

Researchers address new ways to assess risks and evaluate fire fighting ...

The Arctic Is Burning in a Whole New Way

'Zombie fires' and burning of fire-resistant vegetation are new features driving Arctic fires -- with strong consequences for the global climate -- warn international fire ...

The Testimony of Trees: How Volcanic Eruptions Shaped 2000 Years of World History

Researchers have shown that over the past two thousand years, volcanoes have played a larger role in natural temperature variability than previously thought, and their climatic effects may have ...

How Earthquake Swarms Arise

A new fault simulator maps out how interactions between pressure, friction and fluids rising through a fault zone can lead to slow-motion quakes and seismic ...

Driven by Climate, More Frequent, Severe Wildfires in Cascade Range Reshape Forests

New research found that while the increased wildfire activity is causing widespread changes in the structure and composition of these mid-to-high elevation forests, the new landscapes are also likely ...

Flood Risks: More Accurate Data Due to COVID-19

Emerging use of Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) makes it possible to continuously measure shallow changes in elevation of Earth surface. A study now shows that the quality of these ...

Seismic Data Explains Continental Collision Beneath Tibet

New imagery reveals the causes of seismic activity deep beneath the Himalaya region, contributing to an ongoing debate over the continental collision process when two tectonic plates crash into each ...

Undersea Earthquakes Shake Up Climate Science

Sound generated by seismic events on the seabed can be used to determine the temperature of Earth's warming ...

Indian Monsoon Can Be Predicted Better After Volcanic Eruptions

Large volcanic eruptions can help to forecast the monsoon over India - the seasonal rainfall that is key for the country's agriculture and thus for feeding one billion people. As erratic as they ...

Wildfire on the Rise Since 1984 in Northern California's Coastal Ranges

High-severity wildfires in northern coastal California have been increasing by about 10 percent per decade since 1984, according to a new ...

Formation of the Alps: Detaching and Uplifting, Not Bulldozing

Researchers have used a computer model to test a new hypothesis about the formation of the Alps while simulating seismic activity in Switzerland. This will help improve current earthquake risk ...

A new study of an ancient period that is considered the closest natural analog to the era of modern human carbon emissions has found that massive volcanism sent great waves of carbon into the oceans ...

Ancient Earthquake May Have Caused Destruction of Canaanite Palace at Tel Kabri

Researchers have uncovered new evidence that an earthquake may have caused the destruction and abandonment of a flourishing Canaanite palatial site about 3,700 years ...

Volcanic Ash May Have a Bigger Impact on the Climate Than We Thought

Volcanic ash shuts down air traffic and can sicken people. But a new study suggests that it may also be more important for Earth's climate than scientists once ...

People Are Behind Costly, Increasing Risk of Wildfire to Millions of Homes

People are starting almost all the wildfires that threaten US homes, according to an innovative new analysis combining housing and wildfire data. Through activities like debris burning, equipment use ...

Understanding Earth's 'Deep-Carbon Cycle'

New geologic findings about the makeup of the Earth's mantle are helping scientists better understand long-term climate stability and even how seismic waves move through the planet's ...

Rebirth of a Volcano

Continued volcanic activity after the collapse of a volcano has not been documented in detail so far. Now and for the first time, researchers are presenting the results of a photogrammetric data ...

By researching tremors under the infamous San Andreas Fault, scientists are seeking out what's brewing beneath a quake's ...

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