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Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for October 8, 2015 | Hawaii 24/7

Kīlauea continues to erupt at its summit and East Rift Zone with no significant changes this past week. Share this:FacebookTwitterPinterestRedditGoogleTumblrMorePrintLinkedInPocketEmail

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USGS Using Twitter Data To Track Earthquakes Around The World

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — The next time you feel what might be an earthquake, and post to Twitter, you could be helping the USGS track seismic events. 89 more words


Pixar uses scientific data to create landscapes in upcoming film

I’m a big fan of Pixar because I think the studio consistently creates some of the most compelling and original stories in film today. However, now I have even more reasons to like them: In their most recent film about dinosaurs, the designers used used data from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) to help create stunning 3D landscapes. 359 more words


USGS: Lessons Learned from a Legend: Luna Leopold’s View of the River

From the United States Geological Survey (Curt Meine):

No time seems more fitting than now – with the epic drought in California and major flooding from a nor’easter and Hurricane Joaquin – to pay tribute to Luna B.

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Tracking polar bears – 3 out of 4 S. Beaufort bears on the ice during September 2015

The shore of Alaska is not very important to Southern Beaufort polar bears – most of them stay on the sea ice during the summer and early fall, where they may or may not continue eating. 369 more words

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Study: Many atolls may be uninhabitable within decades due to climate change

A new study shows that the combined effect of storm-induced, wave-driven flooding and sea level rise on island atolls may be more severe and happen sooner than previous estimates of inundation predicted by passive “bathtub” modeling for low-lying atoll islands, and especially at higher sea levels forecasted for the future, due to climate change.  256 more words


FUNDING OPPORTUNITY: IWC's 104(b) competition

At long last, the Iowa Water Center has released the request for proposals for the 2016 104(b) seed grant competition. Proposals are due November 16, 2015… 426 more words