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Pompeii Graffiti May Rewrite Time Line of Vesuvius Eruption
LIVE SCIENCE Archaeologists have long debated when the volcano blew its top and covered surrounding Roman settlements in ash. 1 day
Shear properties of Earths inner core constrained by a detection of J waves in global correlation wavefield
Science Magazine Seismic J waves, shear waves that traverse Earth’s inner core, provide direct constraints on... 1 day
Method predicts reliable patterns in violent events occurring within wars and terrorism
PHYS.ORG A new paper written by academics at Royal Holloway and George Washington University, predicts reliable patterns in violent events occurring within wars and terrorism,... 1 day
West Coast quake warning system now operational, with limits
PHYS.ORG Automated alerts from the fledgling West Coast earthquake early warning system are ready to be used broadly by businesses, utilities, schools and other entities but not for mass public notification,... 2 days
Japan company admits falsifying data for quake shock absorbers
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Mount St. Helens Eruption: Facts & Information
LIVE SCIENCE Picturesque Mount St. Helens erupted on May 18, 1980 and remains the most destructive example of volcanic activity in the United States. 3 days
Research assesses geographic distribution of new antibiotics following market introduction
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Huge earthquake simulator to get an upgrade
PHYS.ORG The University of California, San Diego's outdoor shake table in Scripps Ranch will soon give engineers a truer sense of the fury released when big earthquakes erupt in places around the world, 3 days
New maps to support decision-making after an earthquake
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What sleeps under the forest
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Fast, accurate estimation of the Earth's magnetic field for natural disaster detection
PHYS.ORG Researchers from Tokyo Metropolitan University have applied machine-learning techniques to achieve fast, accurate estimates of local geomagnetic fields using data taken at multiple observation... 4 days
Fast, accurate estimation of the Earth's magnetic field for natural disaster detection
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have applied machine-learning techniques to achieve fast, accurate estimates of local geomagnetic fields using data taken at multiple observation points, potentially allowing detection... 5 days
Guatemala volcano spews ash months after deadly eruption
PHYS.ORG Guatemala's Volcano of Fire spewed ash and lava Saturday just months after an eruption killed at least 110 people. 5 days
Guatemala's Fuego volcano erupts again
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'Fake news' about volcanic eruptions could put lives at risk
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Professor studies impact of political incivility on partisanship
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6.0-magnitude quake rocks Indonesia's Java, Bali
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Volcano researcher learns how Earth builds supereruption-feeding magma systems
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Gravitational collapse of Mount Etnas southeastern flank
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Italy’s Mount Etna could be collapsing into the sea
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Volcano researchers learn how Earth builds supereruption-feeding magma systems
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Haiti quake toll rises to 17
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Indonesia expert warned of quake, gov't mapped risk areas
PHYS.ORG When the violent shaking from a massive magnitude 7.5 earthquake finally stopped, Selvi Susanti stood up and realized something strange was happening. 2 weeks
Sentinel-2 maps Indonesia earthquake
PHYS.ORG A 7.5-magnitude earthquake and tsunami hit Indonesia on 28 September, destroying homes and hundreds of lives. As the death toll continues to rise, the effects of this natural disaster are far-reaching, with hundreds of thousands of people seeking access food,... 2 weeks
NASA's ARIA maps Indonesia quake, tsunami damage
PHYS.ORG A 7.5-magnitude earthquake on Sept. 28 in northern Indonesia and the devastating tsunami that followed it killed more than 1,400 people and left a large trail of destruction. 2 weeks
Study looks at San Francisco quake vulnerability
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