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Guralp is recruiting

Guralp Systems Limited, who design and build seismometers for a range of academic, engineering and research applications, are looking to hire three candidates with a strong Earth Sciences background to work in their world headquarters close to Reading, UK. 46 more words

Opportunities - Alerts

Hilarity ensues - Part I

Or: Why you should do fieldwork

By Tanja

Just under a week ago I came back from a two-week long fieldwork in the bush area of Western Australia. 880 more words

A Day In The Life...

the art of sand...

via A Jug Of Wine, A Loaf Of Bread, And Virtual Thou • littleorphanammo: When a magnitude 6.8 earthquake….littleorphanammo:

When a magnitude 6.8 earthquake shook Olympia, Wash., in 2001, shop owner Jason Ward discovered that a sand-tracing pendulum had recorded the vibrations in the image above.

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Science & Technology

ARC Review & Giveaway: Quakes-R.L. Ugolini

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Publication Date: February 3, 2015
Genre: New Adult, Contemporary Romance

Only the desert would know…

Dr. Malcolm Reid goes out on his seismology expeditions alone, and he likes it that way. 1,321 more words

Book Review

Suction

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Sir. We are receiving reports of seismic activity at coordinates 44°13’30.5″ N 97°32’40.1″ E. Aftershocks from a magnitude 9.5 earthquake. Our seismologists have located the hypocentre at three hundred and fifty kilometres below ground at 40°25’57.0″ N 116°34′ 56.3″E. 488 more words

Earth

Seismologist finds link between fracking operations and earthquakes, but says that's no reason for a ban in Ohio

Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking – a method of extracting oil or natural gas from shale deposits – has injected much-needed cash into struggling communities in Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and other states. 1,179 more words

Research Stories

Precarious Logic

A piece in High Country News (update: now this is online) reminded GG about this, which he thought had faded away. Back in the late 1980s and into the 1990s, the Department of Energy was investigating the suitability of Yucca Mountain for a nuclear waster repository.   876 more words

Policy And Science