Geology

Is Tehran’s ground sinking critically?

Geology
Iran has a water problem. The reserves in many groundwater basins there have been severely depleted. For the last forty ...

Study finds deep subterranean connection between two Japan volcanoes

Geology
MIAMI–Scientists have confirmed for the first time that radical changes of one volcano in southern Japan was the direct result ...

Site of the next major earthquake on the San Andreas ...

Geology
Boulder, Colo., USA: Many researchers hypothesize that the southern tip of the 1300-km-long San Andreas fault zone (SAFZ) could be ...

Shakedown in Oklahoma: To cut the number of bigger earthquakes, ...

Geology
Boulder, Colo., USA: In Oklahoma, reducing the amount of saltwater (highly brackish water produced during oil and gas recovery) pumped ...

UGR researchers put a geophysical database of Antarctica at the ...

Geology
An international group of scientists, led by Professor of Earth Physics Jesús M. Ibáñez Godoy from the University of Granada ...

Lost continent of Zealandia: Scientists return from expedition to sunken ...

Geology
After a nine-week voyage to study the lost, submerged continent of Zealandia in the South Pacific, a team of 32 ...

From where will the next big earthquake hit the city ...

Geology
The city of Istanbul is focus of great concern for earthquake researchers. This 15-million metropole is situated very close to ...

Earthquakes can make thrust faults open violently and snap shut

Geology
It is a common trope in disaster movies: an earthquake strikes, causing the ground to rip open and swallow people ...

What happens to the boats?

Geology
Boulder, Colo., USA: In their paper published this week in Geosphere, authors Clara Vasconcelos, Joanna Torres, and Joana Costa point ...

Volcano breath: Measuring sulfur dioxide from space

Geology
Volcanoes erupt, they spew ash, their scarred flanks sometimes run with both lava and landslides. But only occasionally. A less ...