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Mega-waves swept Caribbean corals far inland

New research will help islands prepare for future coastal hazards

Staff Report

Sometime before Columbus sailed into the Caribbean, a massive ocean upheaval tossed giant coral boulders far inland on tiny island — a sign that there may have a tsunami, or perhaps an extra-powerful hurricane in the region. 577 more words

Environment

Magnitude 4.0 Quake, 2 Smaller Temblors Rattle Oklahoma

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STROUD, Okla. (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey reports a magnitude 4.0 earthquake and two smaller temblors have struck Oklahoma. 117 more words

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5.5 magnitude earthquake hits Bali, Indonesia

An earthquake has hit Indonesia‘s resort island of Bali, causing some panic among residents, but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties. 135 more words

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5.5-magnitude quake hits Bali: USGS

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

SINGAPORE: A 5.5-magnitude earthquake struck the coast of Bali, Indonesia, on Wednesday (Mar 22), according to the US Geological Survey. 

USGS said the quake hit at 7.10am (Bali time) about 2km northeast of Banjar Pasekan, 23km from the city’s capital of Denpasar. 19 more words

Current Affairs

Warwick R User Group

I gave a talk last Thursday at the Warwick R Users’ Group (WRUG), a regular meeting that is held during term time in the stats department. 166 more words

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Webcast: Stormwater Contaminants of Emerging Concern -- @theCWPInc

Click here to register for the webcast from The Center for Watershed Protection. Here’s their pitch:

Newly recognized contaminants of emerging concern (CECs) include a broad list of synthetic or naturally occurring chemicals (e.g., pharmaceuticals, synthetic fragrances, detergents, disinfectants, plasticizers, preservatives) or any microorganisms that have the potential to cause adverse ecological and(or) human health effects.

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Colorado Water

Citizen Scientists Needed!

TU is partnering with USGS to do some temperature surveys on our local waters (Beaver Creek, Dry River, Mossy Creek, Passage Creek, Redbud Run and Spout Run). 62 more words

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