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Crater makes an impact on three sessions at GSA
... will present new evidence obtained from cores and seismic
surveys, on the devastating effects this event had on the Earth 35 million years ago, during three separate sessions at the Annual Meeting of the Geological Society of America, scheduled for Nov. 4-8 in Boston, Massachusetts. Its bigger and deeper ...
Large river once flowed in south Florida
... Mississippi River. Kevin Cunningham will present seismic
and corehole data, collected along the Caloosahatchee River, at the Annual Meeting of the Geological Society of America, scheduled for Nov. 4-8 in Boston, Massachusetts. This delta consists of a sand-rich deposit that is more than 325 feet thick and ...
December Media Mighlights: GEOLOGY and GSA TODAY
...ing in January 1999, an ~7 month period of intense seismic
activity was observed on the ultraslow-spreading G...s 5.4 and a total of 252 events recorded on global seismic
networks. Analysis of these data, and sonar images from the U.S.S. Hawkbill suggest that the seismic...
Whales get the bends
...olled explosions under water. Commercial shipping, seismic
exploration for oil, and scientific experiments that use sound to measure ocean temperature add to the cacophony (New Scientist, 1 March 1997, p 30). Biologists have long suspected that noise pollution is disrupting the hearing and behaviour of the...
January media highlights: GEOLOGY and GSA TODAY
...single, narrow (a few kilometers wide) strike-slip seismic
zone offsetting two mid-ocean ridge segments. Howe...principal transform boundary. However, strike-slip seismic
events also occur in the second valley and elsewhere within the deformed zone. Numerical modeling pr...
January media highlights-GSA Bulletin
...ing: Evidence from coherence and three-dimensional seismic
amplitude imaging. Christopher G. DiLeonardo,et al. Earth Sciences Board, University of California, Santa Cruz, California 95064, USA. Pages 51-63. New 3-D imaging technology, used primarily in the oil industry, was employed by scientists to study...
February media highlights - GSA Bulletin
... fan. Paleoseismic evidence for time dependency of seismic
response on a fault system in the southern Arava V...M5.9 - M6.7). Historical records document the last seismic
event in the Elat fault zone as of about 1000 years ago. The decrease in tectonic activity with time...
New high-tech center aids medicine, energy, environmental research
...environment, medical imaging and interpretation of seismic
data. TLC2 will connect the University of Houston with the most advanced academic researchers around the world, DeLay said. The centers cutting edge facilities, computers and scientists will allow UH research to address some of the most sophisticate...
April GEOLOGY and GSA TODAY media highlights
...ng 82071, USA. Pages 327-330. New high-resolution seismic
imaging of the Blake Ridge (off the southeast coas...p in an ice-like structure called hydrate. The new seismic
images suggest that methane gas travels upward along faults or vertical chimney pathways for several...
May media highlights: GEOLOGY and GSA TODAY
...record of the reconnection. Using ~7500 line-km of seismic
profiles, 65 soft-sediment cores, and 43 radiocarb...rather than any catastrophic event. In particular, seismic
data reveal a climbing delta on the middle shelf south of the Bosphorus exit that was active only fr...
Research highights from Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
...nghouse Power Corp. to test the system. Sizing up seismic
shakes - Millions of earthquakes occur around the...urally occurring phenomena. However, some of this seismic
shaking doesnt originate with Mother Earth. Distinguishing between naturally occurring earthquakes ...
Humanity's din could be blocking whales' courtship songs
...ise in the oceans, along with commercial ships and seismic
surveys, according to the marine scientists. Additional, more-extensive studies in noisier parts of the oceans will be needed before scientists can say for sure that human-made sound is hampering whale reproduction and population recovery, Clark sa...
'OptIPuter' design for data-intensive computer wins $13.5 million NSF award
... earth sciences research, including environmental, seismic
and remote sensing. It is one of the largest Information Technology Research (ITR) grants awarded since the NSF established the program in 2000. Dubbed the "OptIPuter" -- for optical networking, Internet Protocol, and computer storage and processing ...
Science picks leads, feeds and story seeds (October 2002 edition)
...Virginia today. Demonstrations of a drilling rig, seismic
surveys, and evidence of shocked quartz, tektites,...n earthquake and help scientists to understand how seismic
"waves" move through the deep sand and clay layers of sediment that are characteristic of the Missis...
November GEOLOGY and GSA TODAY media highlights
...from southern Nicaragua to southern Mexico. Using seismic
tomography methods to image the mantle beneath Central America, they show that the mountains, entrenched meanders, and dissected plateau of northern Central America directly overlie a detached slab. Detachment and sinking of the slab allows an influ...
Science picksLeads, feeds and story seeds (December 2002)
...leagues have just revised and updated the national seismic
hazard maps that provide information essential to seismic
design provisions of building codes in the United States. This means that engineers and planners no...
January GEOLOGY and GSA TODAY media highlights
...aults offshore Portugal (36N38N): Implications for seismic
hazard assessment along the southwest Iberian Marg...n the European and African plates. High-resolution seismic
data show folding and reverse faulting of the Quaternary units associated with submarine-landslide d...
Science picks-leads, feeds and story seeds (January 2003)
...ience - Although modern scientific tools, such as seismic
monitoring devices, GPS, remotely sensing satellites and sophisticated streamflow measuring tools, used by the USGS today are far more sophisticated than those employed by Lewis and Clark in their first federally funded scientific expedition, the spi...
Sex, flounder and donuts
...orld's ocean floors has been using high-resolution seismic
data to examine the structure of the sediments below Lake Superior's rings, thinking that these rings could be immature PFS. "We think the rings are the surface expression of this developing fault system," says Wattrus. Wattrus and Cartwright believ...
Science picks -- leads, feeds and story seeds (February 2003)
...s about landslides caused by earthquakes and other seismic
events. The tree-ring records of 32 tilted and da...ns as California and Alaska may help to extend the seismic
history back into prehistoric times. Paul Carrara ( email@example.com ) 303-236-1287 Where is Kryp...
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