Monthly Archives: July 2016

  • New AGU 2016 Session on Geohazards in urban basins

    Posted 07/20/16

    Dear Colleagues, We would like to call your attention to AGU session NH014, “New Geophysical Methods for Understanding Geohazards in Urban Basins”. The session aims to bring together researchers using seismology to study basin seismic response, geodetic measurements to study basin subsidence, and other shallow geophysical imaging aimed at studying geomorphological and hyrdogeological hazards. See […]

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A Broad View of Flooding in the CarolinasRivers swelled from the torrential rains of Hurricane Florence. [...]

Fires ablaze in northeastern UtahTwo lightning-caused fires have burned over 100,000 acres and are still yet to be fully contained. [...]

Florence Inundates the CarolinasAs the Carolinas flood from Hurricane Florence, NASA is providing valuable information for rescue an [...]

Mangkhut Swamps LuzonNorthern Luzon took a direct hit from the super typhoon, bringing disastrous winds and rainfall. [...]

From crystals to climate: 'Gold standard' timeline links flood basalts to climate changePrinceton geologists used tiny zircon crystals found in volcanic ash to rewrite the timeline for the [...]

Geoscientists find unexpected 'deep creep'  near San Andreas, San Jacinto faultsA new analysis of thousands of very small earthquakes in the San Bernardino basin suggests that the [...]

Most fire in Florida goes undetectedA new study indicates that common satellite imaging technologies have vastly underestimated the numb [...]

Fire weather prediction improvingScientists have created a new fire-weather prediction tool that works with the same weather models t [...]

A new study finds that industry-certified particle masks are most effective at protecting people fro [...]

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