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Science Graphic of the Week: When a Volcano Erupts Under a Glacier You Get a Jökulhlaup

Science Graphic of the Week: When a Volcano Erupts Under a Glacier You Get a Jökulhlaup | Geology | Scoop.it
Science Graphic of the Week: When a Volcano Erupts Under a Glacier You Get a ...
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The jökulhlaup's cause was the explosion of the Katla volcano, whose caldera is buried underneath the Mýrdalsjökull ice cap in southern Iceland.
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Cracking the Secrets of Deadly Volcanic Eruptions

Cracking the Secrets of Deadly Volcanic Eruptions | Geology | Scoop.it
LiveScience.com Cracking the Secrets of Deadly Volcanic Eruptions LiveScience.com Mapping out the journey could help scientists better understand how volcanoes work and improve early warnings of oncoming blasts, but tracking down blobs of magma...
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This Ancient Bird Had the Largest Wingspan Ever

This Ancient Bird Had the Largest Wingspan Ever | Geology | Scoop.it
An extinct species of bird just discovered may have had the largest wingspan ever. The animal lived 25 million years ago and was found buried at an airport
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Living fossil found in China

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Living fossil found in China
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A living fossil has been discovered in north China after heavy rains created pools of water big enough to allow the creatures to hatch.
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Earth's magnetic field is weakening 10 times faster than thought

Earth's magnetic field is weakening 10 times faster than thought | Geology | Scoop.it
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Earth's magnetic field is weakening 10 times faster than thought in the ...
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This is a snapshot of the main magnetic field at Earth's surface as of June 2014, based on Swarm data.
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Researchers find evidence of super-fast deep earthquake

Researchers find evidence of super-fast deep earthquake | Geology | Scoop.it
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Researchers find evidence of super-fast deep earthquake
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Seismologists have documented a handful of these events, in which an earthquake's rupture travels faster than the shear waves of seismic energy that it radiates.
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Dinosaur-Era Fossil Shows Birds' Feathers Evolved Before Flight

Dinosaur-Era Fossil Shows Birds' Feathers Evolved Before Flight | Geology | Scoop.it
National Geographic Dinosaur-Era Fossil Shows Birds' Feathers Evolved Before Flight National Geographic The new Archaeopteryx fossil, says the study's senior author, Oliver Rauhut of Germany's Bavarian State Collections of Palaeontology and Geology...
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These New Gravity Maps Give Us An Entirely New Understanding Of The Moon

These New Gravity Maps Give Us An Entirely New Understanding Of The Moon | Geology | Scoop.it
Business Insider Australia These New Gravity Maps Give Us An Entirely New Understanding Of The Moon Business Insider Australia Assuming the crust's density is uniform, any variations in gravity visible on the Bouguer map can be explained by...
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Ancient Arctic Sharks Survived in Brackish Water 50 Million Years Ago

Ancient Arctic Sharks Survived in Brackish Water 50 Million Years Ago | Geology | Scoop.it
Science World Report Ancient Arctic Sharks Survived in Brackish Water 50 Million Years Ago Science World Report In order to learn a bit more about the conditions in the Eocene, the researchers compared ratios of oxygen isotopes locked in ancient...
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How A Massive Oil Spill In 1969 Changed Everything

How A Massive Oil Spill In 1969 Changed Everything | Geology | Scoop.it
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How A Massive Oil Spill In 1969 Changed Everything
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The geology of the state is a full of overlapping layers from millennia of earthquakes. Public opinion on fracking is almost as geographically ...
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Extinct undersea volcanoes squashed under Earth's crust cause tsunami earthquakes

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Geologist says Curiosity's images show Earth-like soils on Mars

Geologist says Curiosity's images show Earth-like soils on Mars | Geology | Scoop.it
Phys.Org Geologist says Curiosity's images show Earth-like soils on Mars Phys.Org Geologist Gregory Retallack, based on images and data gathered by the Mars rover Curiosity, believes 3.7 billion-year-old rocks at the bottom of the Gale impact...
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Chelyabinsk Meteorite Sheds New Light on Dinosaur Extinction

Chelyabinsk Meteorite Sheds New Light on Dinosaur Extinction | Geology | Scoop.it
New measurements on the Chelyabinsk meteorite rule out the possibility for the Baptistina Asteroid Family being the source of the K/T impactor.
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New fossil discovery reveals giant shrimp's tiny brain

New fossil discovery reveals giant shrimp's tiny brain | Geology | Scoop.it
The Guardian New fossil discovery reveals giant shrimp's tiny brain The Guardian An extraordinary new fossil suggests its brain was simpler than some of its prey, and no more complex than tiny velvet worms that live in the leaf litter of jungles in...
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Japan earthquake has raised pressure below Mount Fuji, says new study

Japan earthquake has raised pressure below Mount Fuji, says new study | Geology | Scoop.it
The Guardian Japan earthquake has raised pressure below Mount Fuji, says new study The Guardian The Franco-Japanese study shows that the area where the Earth's crust suffered the greatest damage was not around Tohoku, in the north-east of Honshu...
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A Beautifully Detailed New Geologic Map of Mars

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A Beautifully Detailed New Geologic Map of Mars
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It took 16 years and data from four orbiting spacecraft to assemble, but the U.S. Geological Survey's new map of Mars is awesome.
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Can scientists save the world's sea life from "ocean acidification"?

Can scientists save the world's sea life from "ocean acidification"? | Geology | Scoop.it
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Can scientists save the world's sea life from "ocean acidification"?
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Scientists can use those samples to work out how the geochemistry of sea creatures has changed over the millennia.
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Prehistoric two-metre scorpion wasn't so ferocious after all

Prehistoric two-metre scorpion wasn't so ferocious after all | Geology | Scoop.it
An enormous long-extinct sea scorpion that roamed Paleozoic
shorelines has had its top predator status revoked following a
closer look at its eyes and claws.
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UK's complex geology will pose fracking challenge

UK's complex geology will pose fracking challenge | Geology | Scoop.it
The UK's complex geology will pose challenges for fracking companies wanting to avoid water contamination in some parts of the country, according to the British Geological Survey (BGS). New maps of underground Britain ...
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Ancient water cache may be pristine primordial soup

Ancient water cache may be pristine primordial soup | Geology | Scoop.it
Ancient water cache may be pristine primordial soup New Scientist The other, which has gained popularity in recent years, is that deep-sea vents at the bottom of the ocean acted as a cradle for life, offering both heat and nutrition via fluids...
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Fossil finds in Spain point to a far more complicated Neanderthal family tree

Fossil finds in Spain point to a far more complicated Neanderthal family tree | Geology | Scoop.it
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Fossil finds in Spain point to a far more complicated Neanderthal family tree
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The fossil site, in a cave called Sima de los Huesos ("Pit of Bones"), is in a chamber at the bottom of a vertical shaft.
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Ancient flying pterosaurs mapped on Google Earth

Ancient flying pterosaurs mapped on Google Earth | Geology | Scoop.it
"Please wait while the specimens load," flashes the database,
before the Google Maps plugin is splattered with winged lizards.
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Oldest biodiversity found in Gabonese marine ecosystem

Oldest biodiversity found in Gabonese marine ecosystem | Geology | Scoop.it
Oldest biodiversity found in Gabonese marine ecosystem Phys.Org Researchers from the CNRS and the Université de Poitiers, working in collaboration with teams from the Université de Lille 1, Université de Rennes 1, the French National History Museum...
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