India

The History of the World's Climate Captured in a Snail’s Shell

When the world’s climate changes in significant or unexpected ways, these anomalies impact different regions in a dissimilar manner. During the last Little Ice Age between 1500 and 1850 AD, for example, the Western Himalayas experienced surprisingly warmer spring temperatures while the northern latitudes were covered in more snow than usual.

We propose using geomicrobiology to overcome the primary issue in documenting prehistorical coastal hazards which is the faint distinction between storm and tsunami deposited sediments.

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

  • Earth In The News
05 Jan 2016

In the early morning hours of 4th January 2016, a moderate Mw 6.7 earthquake struck the mountainous state of Manipur in northeastern India, close to the Indo-Myanmar border.

Animation showing the tectonic evolution of India and Asia over the past 50 million years.

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