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High-pressure experiments complete picture of the Earth’s mantle

The knowledge of the Earth’s mantle has, until now, been limited due to the difficulties of studying Ca-Pv.

14 Aug 2019 Nature

How Hot Was the Ocean?

Finding an answer can provide clues to everything from the conditions under which primitive life forms evolved to the geologic history of seawater chemistry.

1 Aug 2019 Science

‘Crystal clocks’ used to time magma storage before volcanic eruptions

The molten rock that feeds volcanoes can be stored in the Earth's crust for as long as a thousand years, a result which may help with volcanic hazard management and better forecasting of when eruptions might occur.

18 Jul 2019 Science

Stronger earthquakes can be induced by wastewater injected deep underground

Scientists have found that in regions where oilfield wastewater disposal is widespread earthquakes are getting deeper at the same rate as the wastewater sinks.

16 Jul 2019 Nature Communications

Study reveals key factor in Himalayan earthquake rupture

The rupture highlights important scientific questions about Himalayan formation and seismic hazards.

26 Jun 2019 Science Advances

Mapping groundwater’s influence on the world’s oceans

New study shows high-res views of where groundwater flows to the oceans.

3 Jun 2019 Geophysical Research Letters