News tagged with sedimentary rock

Greater tsunami threat identified

The shape of the seabed where the 2004 Sumatra earthquake struck may indicate that the strength of the underlying rocks added to the size of the resulting tsunami, according to new research.

dateJun 21, 2011 in Earth Sciences
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Clues included in diamonds

A study of Brazilian diamonds by Earth scientists from the University of Bristol has found that tiny inclusions in the diamonds contain traces of oceanic crust and sedimentary rocks, formed originally on the surface of the ...

dateOct 07, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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