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Permafrost in continuous motion

ETH researchers have identified a rock glacier in canton Valais that is degrading and moving very quickly. Fortunately, it does not present an immediate threat to people and infrastructure.

dateJan 25, 2018 in Earth Sciences
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NASA covers wildfires from many sources

NASA's satellite instruments are often the first to detect wildfires burning in remote regions, and the locations of new fires are sent directly to land managers worldwide within hours of the satellite overpass. Together, ...

dateJan 24, 2018 in Earth Sciences
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