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Steep rise of the Bernese Alps
PHYS.ORG The striking north face of the Bernese Alps is the result of a steep rise of rocks from the depths following a collision of two tectonic plates. This steep rise gives new insight into the final... 3 days
Kaikoura quake may prompt rethink of earthquake hazard models internationally
PHYS.ORG Last November's magnitude 7.8 Kaikoura earthquake was so complex and unusual that it is likely to lead to changes in the way scientists think about earthquake hazards in... 3 days
satellites shed new light on earthquakes Satellites shed new light on earthquakes
ESA Satellite radar scans of last year’s earthquake in New Zealand are changing the way we are thinking about earthquake hazards in regions where our... 3 days
Deadly New Zealand quake hopscotched across faults
SCIENCE-NEWS The Nov. 14, 2016, earthquake in New Zealand was much larger than thought possible at the time, prompting a rethink of hazard assessments. 3 days
Strange behavior of New Zealand quake suggests higher chances of 'Big Ones' elsewhere
Science Magazine Fault jumping in magnitude-7.8, 2016 earthquake points to threat of compound earthquakes 3 days
[Review] Vertically extensive and unstable magmatic systems: A unified view of igneous processes
Science Magazine Volcanoes are an expression of their underlying magmatic systems. Over the past three decades, the classical focus on upper crustal magma chambers... 3 days
[In Depth] New Zealand temblor points to threat of compound quakes
Science Magazine A reassuring rule of thumb about earthquakes is breaking down. For decades, seismologists had assumed that individual faults—as well as isolated segments of longer faults—rupture independently... 3 days
Study reveals wetlands are susceptible to rapid lowering in elevation during large earthquakes
PHYS.ORG A California State University, Fullerton faculty-student study shows evidence of abrupt sinking of the wetlands near Seal Beach, Calif., caused by ancient... 4 days
Sinking of seal beach wetlands tied to ancient quakes
SCIENCE DAILY When geologists went in search for evidence of ancient tsunamis along Southern California’s coastal wetlands, they found something else. Their discoveries have implications for seismic hazard and risk assessment in... 4 days
Earthquake hits Indonesia's Bali island, but no casualties
PHYS.ORG An earthquake has hit Indonesia's resort island of Bali, causing some panic among residents, but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties. 5 days
Ancient quakes may point to sinking risk for part of California coast
REUTERS SEATTLE (Reuters) - The Big One may be overdue to hit California but scientists near Los Angeles have found a new risk for the... 5 days
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Sea ice extent sinks to record lows at both poles
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