News tagged with geological processes

Hi-tech opens up Earth's secrets

A JCU scientist has developed a hi-tech animation of millions of years of tectonic plate movements that could lead to new mineral discoveries and help predict volcanic eruptions.

dateApr 11, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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Questions of continental crust

Geological processes shape the planet Earth and are in many ways essential to our planet's habitability for life. One important geological process is plate tectonics – the drifting, colliding and general movement of continental ...

dateNov 27, 2014 in Earth Sciences
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European eyes on a Californian earthquake

The European Space Agency (ESA) recently captured stunning images of the earthquake that occurred in California's Napa Valley region on August 24, 2014. The earthquake was the largest to rattle northern California in 25 years.

dateSep 04, 2014 in Earth Sciences
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