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Subducting seamounts blocked a big quake in Chile | Geology IN

Map of Chile’s coastline showing the locations of the April 2014 earthquake and the seamounts that may have prevented the rupture from.

Geology IN: Fossils and their Environments

Fossils are the remains or traces of once living organisms. Our introduction to paleontology (the study of fossils), will be limited to .

Network analysis shows systemic risk in mineral markets | Geology IN

Network analysis shows systemic risk in mineral markets

The build-up and subsequent release of warm, stagnant water from the deep Arctic Ocean and Nordic Seas played a role in ending the last Ice Age within the Arctic region, according to new research.

The build-up and subsequent release of warm, stagnant water from the deep Arctic Ocean and Nordic Seas played a role in ending the last Ice Age within the Arctic region, according to new research.

Drilling the world's hottest geothermal well | Geology IN

There is an infinite amount of energy lying right beneath our feet. It is a renewable and stable energy source – free of emission.

An article about the new and improving earthquake early warning system for California.  The idea is that when an earthquake occurs, a warning can be fired out faster than earthquake waves can travel, giving cities seconds to minutes of advanced warning, depending on proximity to the epicenter.

Earthquake early alert system ready to expand in California

Geology IN: Earthquake early alert system ready to expand in California

Strong earthquake hits off Chile again | Geology IN

A strong earthquake struck off the coast of central Chile late Tuesday but there was no immediate tsunami alert, US seis.

Washington and Oregon are now testing its early earthquake warning system, which when active, could give up to a minute of advanced notice before earthquake waves reach the area.

Washington and Oregon are now testing its early earthquake warning system, which when active, could give up to a minute of advanced notice before earthquake waves reach the area.

What lies beneath modern New England? Mountain-building and the end of an ancient ocean | Geology IN

This is a simplified model for the tectonic evolution of the Taconic orogeny and closure of the Iapetus Ocean. Horizontal distances are n.

Geology IN: Did you know? 10 Facts about San Andreas Fault

Aerial photo of the San Andreas Fault in the Carrizo Plain The San Andreas Fault is a continental transform fault that extends rough.

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