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The Myanmar-India-Bangladesh-Bhutan GPS network began operation in 2012 and now comprises 33 continuous stations across four countries, plus 113 survey stations we have added in the past several ye

The Mentawai Gap–Tsunami Earthquake Risk Assessment is a joint project between Schmidt Ocean Institute, the Earth Observatory of Singapore, the Indonesian Institute of Sciences, and the Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris.

Volcanoes as Agents of Change in Human History – Part 1

Humans are fabulous agents of geologic change. What do I mean by this? We reduce the height of mountains via mountaintop mining to obtain energy resources. We blast through a mountain to make a road cut, or tunnel. We make new lakes by building dams for hydroelectric power. Indeed, we humans are capable of changing the landscape or environment (or climate for that matter) at rates much faster than normal geologic processes.

  • EOS News
21 Oct 2016

In the afternoon of 21 October 2016, a moderate earthquake (Mw 6.2) struck the city of Kurayoshi, located on the northern coast of weste

  • Earth In The News
24 Aug 2016

Over the past few years, we assembled evidence that the impact crater of the Australasian tektites lies beneath the Bolaven Plateau volcanic field in Southern Laos.

By studying land-level changes over the past 1,000 years, Sieh and his team have gained a better understanding of earthquake behaviour along the Sumatran portion of the Sunda subduction zone; this

The Aceh Geohazards Project combines geology, geomorphology, history and archaeology to better understand the past occurrence of tsunami in Aceh, and the extent to which such events might have impa

  • EOS News
16 Apr 2016

On 14 April 2016, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) reported that a magnitude-6.2 earthquake occurred north of Kumamoto, Japan.

  • Earth In The News
14 Apr 2016

On 13 April 2016, a magnitude-6.9 earthquake struck northwest Myanmar.

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