Archive: 2/06/2008

Fatal mine collapse covered 50 acres

New calculations show that the deadly Crandall Canyon mine collapse – which registered as a magnitude-3.9 earthquake – began near where miners were excavating coal and quickly grew to a 50-acre cave-in, University of ...

dateJun 02, 2008 in Earth Sciences
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Complex dynamics underlie bark beetle eruptions

Forest management that favors single tree species and climate change are just two of the critical factors making forests throughout western North America more susceptible to infestation by bark beetles, according to an article ...

dateJun 02, 2008 in
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