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From LBL: "A New Level of Earthquake Understanding"

Berkeley Lab

March 3, 2015
Lynn Yarris

The notorious San Andreas Fault runs virtually the entire length of California

As everyone who lives in the San Francisco Bay Area knows, the Earth moves under our feet. 892 more words

Applied Research & Technology

From ABC News: "The Big Melt: Antarctica's Retreating Ice May Re-Shape Earth"

ABC News

Feb 27, 2015,
Luis Andres Henao
Seth Borenstein

In this Jan. 22, 2015 photo, a zodiac carrying a team of international scientists heads to Chile’s station Bernardo O’Higgins, Antarctica. 1,170 more words

Earth Observation

From NASA Earth: "Bang Kachao: Bangkok’s Green Lung"

NASA Earth Observatory

acquired February 2, 2014

acquired February 2, 2014

In the heart of Thailand’s most populous city, an oasis stands out from the urban landscape like a great “green lung.” That’s the nickname given to Bang Kachao—a lush protected area that has escaped the dense development seen elsewhere in Bangkok. 291 more words

Applied Research & Technology

From The Siberian Times: "Concerns over future of joint Russian-American weather station"

The Siberian Times

27 February 2015
Olga Gertcyk

Built just five years ago, western sanctions over Ukraine stop international cooperation at climate change research facility in Arctic. 646 more words

Applied Research & Technology

From NASA Goddard: "NASA Satellite Reveals How Much Saharan Dust Feeds Amazon’s Plants"

NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

February 24, 2015
Ellen Gray
NASA’s Earth Science News Team
NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center


What connects Earth’s largest, hottest desert to its largest tropical rain forest? 1,386 more words

Applied Research & Technology

Monitoring earthquakes with radar satellites

From earthquakes and volcanoes to landslides and agriculture, radar satellites have revolutionised our ability to monitor the active processes changing the surface of the earth. 128 more words