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
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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
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
(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