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How easily does our understanding of 'CRUSTAL PERMEABILITY' flow ? A new Geofluids special edition...

Permeability is a crazy parameter: heterogeneous on many spatial scales, highly variable over up to 20 orders of magnitude, and transient on many temporal scales. Yet, for better or for worse it is essential to our understanding of numerous earth processes, as well as how human impact and interact with the earth. 64 more words


Tracking polar bears – two S. Beaufort bears spent August 2015 on ice that doesn't exist

Two out of seven polar bears with collars in the Southern Beaufort Sea either spent the month of August on ice that satellites couldn’t see – or they spent the entire month swimming around the Beaufort. 435 more words

Sea Ice Habitat

Magnitude-2.9 Earthquake Hits Compton

COMPTON (CBSLA.com) — A magnitude 2.9 earthquake hit Compton on Monday morning.

The quake struck at 9:05 a.m. with an epicenter located near three kilometers southwest of Compton, according to the U.S. 33 more words


Small earthquake detected east of Mission

A small earthquake just east of Mission and north of Abbotsford was detected by the Pacific Northwest Seismic Network this evening.

It happened at approximately 7:07 p.m., five kilometres east of Mission and seven kilometres north of Abbotsford. 65 more words



I love maps. One of my favorite parts of graduate school was the amount of time that I got to spend interacting with maps of all kinds. 269 more words

Cultural Heritage

6 Ingenious Earthquake Safety Tools To Emerge 1 Year After Napa Quake

(CBS SF) — It’s been one year since the 6.0-magnitude Napa earthquake damaged homes, disrupted businesses and rattled nerves.

In that time, the earthquake in Napa, Nepal and other parts of the world have also shaken up the way we prepare and respond to earthquakes. 688 more words