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Mexico's mercurial Popocatépetl volcano records 70 emissions in 24 ...

Mexico's mercurial Popocatépetl volcano records 70 emissions in 24 ... | Geology | Scoop.it
October 27, 2012 – MEXICO – The Popocatepetl volcano unleashed about 70 emissions of low to moderate intensity, several of which were accompanied by ash expulsions reaching a height of 1.5 to 2 kilometers.
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7.7 earthquake hits Haida Gwaii Region, Tsunami advisory issued - Vancouver Sun

7.7 earthquake hits Haida Gwaii Region, Tsunami advisory issued - Vancouver Sun | Geology | Scoop.it
7.7 earthquake hits Haida Gwaii Region, Tsunami advisory issuedVancouver SunAlthough Saturday's quake is the strongest to hit Canada since an 8.1 quake rattled the Queen Charlotte Islands in 1949, it isn't likely that a large tsunami will affect...
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Mysterious Pumice Raft in Pacific Explained - LiveScience.com

Mysterious Pumice Raft in Pacific Explained - LiveScience.com | Geology | Scoop.it
Mysterious Pumice Raft in Pacific ExplainedLiveScience.comNew Zealand scientists aboard the research vessel Tangaroa recently mapped the underwater volcano, Havre Seamount, which erupted on July 19 and was thought to have sent pumice rocks floating...
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69: Kuril's Alaid volcano wakes up from 16 year slumber with eruption

69: Kuril's Alaid volcano wakes up from 16 year slumber with eruption | Geology | Scoop.it
October 26, 2012 – KURIL ISLANDS - The Kuril Island volcano named Alaid, in Russia's Far East has begun spewing ash with the giant ash cloud rising to an altitude of up to 700 meters. The Alaid Volcano is … Continue ...
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Seismic signs of escaping methane under the sea - Nature.com

Seismic signs of escaping methane under the sea - Nature.com | Geology | Scoop.it
Nature.comSeismic signs of escaping methane under the seaNature.comSomewhere off the eastern coast of North Carolina, a frozen mixture of water and methane gas tucked in seabed sediments is starting to break down.
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Evolution of Oxygen -- Long-Standing Theory Challenged

Evolution of Oxygen -- Long-Standing Theory Challenged | Geology | Scoop.it
A team led by geochemists at the University of California, Riverside challenges the so-called Great Oxidation Event 2.4 billion years ago, and the simple notion of an up-only trend for early oxygen and provides the first compelling direct evidence...
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Geology students help preserve rare dinosaur tracks - TCU 360

Geology students help preserve rare dinosaur tracks - TCU 360 | Geology | Scoop.it
TCU 360Geology students help preserve rare dinosaur tracksTCU 360The scanning machine is prepared to make a digital scan the series of duck bill dinosaur tracks uncovered for the field trip.
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Eclogites: back to the surface | Metageologist

Eclogites: back to the surface | Metageologist | Geology | Scoop.it
They now sit on the surface sandwiched between other less exotic metamorphic rocks, firmly part of the continental crust. Very recently these rocks have been studied by Samuel Angiboust who (with others) has produced a ...
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Gulf Stream might be releasing seafloor methane - Science News

Gulf Stream might be releasing seafloor methane - Science News | Geology | Scoop.it
Gulf Stream might be releasing seafloor methaneScience NewsWhile it's no ice-nine, a frozen form of methane trapped in ocean sediments could be cause for concern.
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Bones of 'living fossil' found in Texas - UPI.com

Bones of 'living fossil' found in Texas - UPI.com | Geology | Scoop.it
UPI.comBones of 'living fossil' found in TexasUPI.comUNIVERSITY PARK, Texas, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- A 100-million-year-old coelacanth fossil discovered in Texas is that of a new species of the fish often called a "living fossil," paleontologists say.
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Extinct fossils reveal their genetic pattern - Phys.Org

Extinct fossils reveal their genetic patternPhys.OrgResearchers have provided a glimpse at genetic expression in long-extinct fossil dinosaurs.
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Geologists 'feet on the ground' for oil and gas industry - Houston Chronicle

Geologists 'feet on the ground' for oil and gas industry - Houston Chronicle | Geology | Scoop.it
Geologists 'feet on the ground' for oil and gas industryHouston ChronicleGeologists in the energy industry are responsible for finding oil and gas around the world using some of the most high-tech tools in the market today.
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Study explains connection between Hawaii's dueling volcanoes - Phys.Org

Study explains connection between Hawaii's dueling volcanoes - Phys.Org | Geology | Scoop.it
Study explains connection between Hawaii's dueling volcanoesPhys.Org"We know both volcanoes are fed by the same hot spot, and over the past decade we've observed simultaneous inflation, which we interpret to be the consequence of increased pressure...
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Increase in seismicity around Salton Sea region linked to rifting of California

Increase in seismicity around Salton Sea region linked to rifting of California | Geology | Scoop.it
October 27, 2012 – CALIFORNIA – Earthquake swarms and a region-wide rotten egg smell recently reminded Southern California residents they live next to an active volcano field, tiny though it ...
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Gulf Stream Shift Linked to Methane Gas Escaping from Seabeds - Scientific American

Scientific AmericanGulf Stream Shift Linked to Methane Gas Escaping from SeabedsScientific AmericanSomewhere off the eastern coast of North Carolina, a frozen mixture of water and methane gas tucked in seabed sediments is starting to break down.
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Edwards Aquifer: Doc Edwards Amazing Aquifer Adventure

Doc Edwards™ and his Aquifer Explorers take you on an animated and live action adventure through the Edwards Aquifer system. Highlights include the aquifer g...
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Refining Carbon Dating | The Scientist Magazine®

Refining Carbon Dating | The Scientist Magazine® | Geology | Scoop.it
Japanese lake sediments will help archaeologists better estimate the dates of artifacts and past events. (http://t.co/8tYu6Goz Exciting discoveries thanks to Lake sediments!
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Salton Sea Volcano Mystery Solved - Our Amazing Planet

Salton Sea Volcano Mystery Solved - Our Amazing Planet | Geology | Scoop.it
Salton Sea Volcano Mystery SolvedOur Amazing Planet"The USGS is starting to monitor all potentially active volcanoes in California, which includes the Salton Buttes," said study author Axel Schmitt, a geochronologist at the University of...
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New evidence from the Baltic Sea: Seafloor biodiversity affects sediment nutrient cycling

New evidence from the Baltic Sea: Seafloor biodiversity affects sediment nutrient cycling | Geology | Scoop.it
#Science #Baltic sediments http://t.co/WW9c2ODi http://t.co/7OIOXOqq...
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New volcano trails in Tenerife - TravelBite.co.uk

New volcano trails in Tenerife - TravelBite.co.uk | Geology | Scoop.it
New volcano trails in TenerifeTravelBite.co.ukA series of new volcano trails have been launched on the island of Tenerife, allowing visitors to enjoy the volcanic landscape.
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Earliest four-legged animal fossil discovered in China - Xinhua

Earliest four-legged animal fossil discovered in China - Xinhua | Geology | Scoop.it
Earliest four-legged animal fossil discovered in ChinaXinhuaBEIJING, Oct.
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Bacteria living in sediment on the ocean floor survive by becoming 'living ... - Daily Mail

Bacteria living in sediment on the ocean floor survive by becoming 'living ... - Daily Mail | Geology | Scoop.it
Daily MailBacteria living in sediment on the ocean floor survive by becoming 'living ...Daily MailA cubic centimetre of sediment can contain up to a kilometre of compacted cable with the bacterial colony monopolising sulphide oxidation in the soil,...
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Australian volcano starts to blow - Register

Australian volcano starts to blow - Register | Geology | Scoop.it
Australian volcano starts to blowRegisterWe say seems because the volcano in question, on Heard Island, is located in the southern reaches of the Indian Ocean, 2000km north of Antarctica and closer to Africa than to Australia.
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Oil and Gas of the Nile Delta Basin, Eastern Mediterranean - Notlurking.com

Oil and Gas of the Nile Delta Basin, Eastern Mediterranean - Notlurking.com | Geology | Scoop.it
USGS estimates means of 1.8 billion barrels of recoverable oil, 223 trillion cubic feet of recoverable gas, and 6 billion barrels of natural gas liquids in the Nile Delta Basin.
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Century Iron Mines reports initial 7.26 bln tonne indicated resource for Full ... - Proactive Investors Australia

Proactive Investors AustraliaCentury Iron Mines reports initial 7.26 bln tonne indicated resource for Full ...Proactive Investors AustraliaTaconite is a variety of iron formation, which is an iron-bearing sedimentary rock, and has been mined in North...
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