Articles tagged "reserach"

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Greenland's icy 'Grand Canyon' shaped by catastrophic floods

Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and the University of Copenhagen's Center for Ice and Climate ​are proposing a new hypothesis for how Greenland's "Grand Canyon" formed: a series of catastrophic floods abruptly drained huge...

May 06, 2020

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'Eerie' sound Earth makes when hit by solar storm recorded for the first time

Data from the European Space Agency's (ESA) Cluster mission has provided a recording of the 'eerily disturbing' sound the Earth makes when it is hit by a solar storm. The song comes from waves produced in the Earth's magnetic field by the collision...

November 21, 2019

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Forecasting earthquakes 5 days ahead, research

An international team of scientists reporting in Doklady Earth Sciences discovered that with an impending earthquake, the parameters of internal gravity waves (IGWs) can change several days before the seismic event. IGW is the fluctuation of air masses, which, in...

October 23, 2019

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Scientists find 'domino-like' sequence of ruptures in Ridgecrest Earthquake Sequence, California

A new study of the Ridgecrest Earthquake Sequence, the largest earthquake sequence in Southern California, that began on July 4, 2019, provided new evidence that massive earthquakes can happen in a more complex fashion than commonly expected. The observation by...

October 20, 2019

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Western Europe experiencing rise of winter wave heights and extreme storms

A new study accepted for publication in AGU's Geophysical Research Letters claims average winter wave heights and extreme storms along the Atlantic coast of Western Europe have been rising for almost seven decades. Scientists used 69‐year (1948 – 2017)...

April 25, 2018