News tagged with early warning

Testing early warning signals for crises, in lakes

Wouldn't it be great if we could tell the state of an ecosystem or the like - whether it's healthy or heading for a crisis - by keeping track of just a few key signals? Thanks to the theory of 'tipping points', that's not ...

dateNov 28, 2016 in Environment
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Understanding tsunamis with EM fields

Could electromagnetic fields be used in tsunami early warning? New research shows that important focal parameters of tsunamigenic earthquakes—particularly fault dip direction—can be extracted from tsunami-borne EM fields.

dateJul 07, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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