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First visit to Malaysia

Earlier this month I went on my first visit to Malaysia as part of the British Council funded Institutional links project between the University of Aberdeen and Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS). 472 more words


A Seismological Journey Inside the Earth

A Seismological Journey Inside the Earth – From Plate Tectonics to Deep Earth Dynamics

2016 IRIS/SSA Distinguished Lecturer
Caroline Beghein, U.C. Los Angeles

From COSMOS: "Intense storms shake the Earth – and unveil the planet's layers"


26 August 2016
Belinda Smith

Some storms, if their pressure drops quickly enough, can produce seismic waves which tell scientists about the ground below. InterNetwork Media / Getty Images… 535 more words

Applied Research & Technology

'Weather Bomb'

A rare deep-Earth tremor has been detected for the first time on the ocean floor in Japan.

Using seismic equipment, researchers have managed to trace its location to a distant and powerful storm between Greenland and Iceland. 86 more words


IIT KGP Geology Department correctly predicted the earthquake just by observing the tilted sign board

Latest finding touted as “the most incredible discovery of the century.”; probable Nobel Prize in the following year.

A powerful earthquake of magnitude 6.8 on Richter Scale hit the Central Myanmar earlier today, as reported by the US Geological Survey. 264 more words


Students in the Field: Part 2

After a short hiatus to enjoy the end of summer, we’re back with another installment of our Students in the Field series. This series follows… 874 more words