Geology

Unrest and eruptions

Seismic, deformation, and gas activity (unrest) typically precedes volcanic eruptions. Tracking the changes of this activity with monitoring data makes it increasingly possible to successfully forecast eruptions from stratovolcanoes. ...

dateFeb 09, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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Antarctic microbes hold clue to Earth's oxygen

At the bottom of an icy Antarctic lake, a thin, slimy layer of bright green microbes is generating a tiny oasis of oxygen that might give a picture of what early Earth looked like before oxygen became common in the atmosphere. ...

dateJan 20, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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