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Quantifying the impact of volcanic eruptions on climate
Quantifying the impact of volcanic eruptions on climate

Large volcanic eruptions inject considerable amounts of sulphur in the stratosphere which, once converted into aerosols, block sun rays...

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Properties of magma influence volcano forecasts
Properties of magma influence volcano forecasts

Many volcanoes are located in densely settled areas. Every time one of these becomes active, large populations are put at risk. Hence, ...

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The Supervolcano Under Yellowstone is Alive and Kicking
The Supervolcano Under Yellowstone is Alive and Kicking

Gazette chief photographer Larry Mayer's image of a small plane flying over Grand Prismatic Spring in Yellowstone National Park The...

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How to Change the Color of Amethyst Crystals?
How to Change the Color of Amethyst Crystals?

Changes in color of amethyst by heat treatment and UV radiation. Credit: Amir Akhavan The color in amethyst from most localities is...

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Impact origin of archean cratons: Learning from Venus
Impact origin of archean cratons: Learning from Venus

 Figure 5 from Hansen is a cross-sectional illustrations of Venus and Earth showing endogenic and exogenic geodynamic processes through t...

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Staying safe in sandy beaches
Staying safe in sandy beaches

Monitoring beach sand to safeguard human health Beach sand contains all kinds of microorganisms, including those that can harm human ...

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Historic 2013 Colorado Front Range storm accomplished up to 1,000 years of erosion
Historic 2013 Colorado Front Range storm accomplished up to 1,000 years of erosion

Colorado Front Range The historic September 2013 storm that triggered widespread flooding across Colorado's Front Range eroded the ...

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What would a tsunami in the Mediterranean look like?
What would a tsunami in the Mediterranean look like?

Animation showing water elevation for an earthquake-induced tsunami at the Southwest of Crete. Credit: Samaras et al., Ocean Science, 20...

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Mechanism behind 'strange' earthquakes discovered
Mechanism behind 'strange' earthquakes discovered

Seismicity on the North American plate occurs as far afield as southern Missouri, where earthquakes between 1811 and 1812 estimated at ar...

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Rolling in the deep: Mantle flow stress best indicator of US intermountain seismicity
Rolling in the deep: Mantle flow stress best indicator of US intermountain seismicity

A June 2015 map of the USArray component of the National Science Foundation-funded Earthscope project. Earthscope is a continental-scale...

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Geologic record of ancient earthquakes and tsunamis will help understand future impacts
Geologic record of ancient earthquakes and tsunamis will help understand future impacts

The devastating 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami that killed 230,000 people has raised questions among coastal residents about wh...

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Earth's mineralogy unique in the cosmos
Earth's mineralogy unique in the cosmos

A rhodochrosite specimen from Butte, Mont. Credit: Robert Downs New research predicts that Earth has more than 1,500 undiscovered min...

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415-million-year-old fossil reveal that heavy metal pollution might have contributed to the world's largest extinction
415-million-year-old fossil reveal that heavy metal pollution might have contributed to the world's largest extinction

Malformed (a) versus normal (b) plankton. Toxic metal contamination may be a previously unrecognized contributing agent to many, if not a...

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Self-healing landscape: Landslides after earthquake
Self-healing landscape: Landslides after earthquake

Ongoing debris fall mobilizing rock and dust from a landslide deposit due to the 2015 Gorkha In mountainous regions earthquakes often...

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Monitoring Northwest Pacific Seismic Risks
Monitoring Northwest Pacific Seismic Risks

Early data coming in from a massive, four-year deployment of seismometers onshore and offshore in the Pacific Northwest are giving scient...

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Sublime Opalized Belemnite
Sublime Opalized Belemnite

Opalized Belemnite  | ‪#‎Geology‬ Belemnitida is an extinct order of cephalopods which existed during the Mesozoic era, from the Hett...

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Beneath dangerous Ecuador volcano, only a few linger
Beneath dangerous Ecuador volcano, only a few linger

Bursts of ash spew from the snow-encircled crater of the Cotopaxi Volcano and fall in gusts on this village where the locals struggle t...

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