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“San Francisco is going to get hit again and it's going to be an even bigger monster this time…” ‘San Andreas’ movie, 2015

Rellie Goddard

It’s an odd thing to admit, but I’m obsessed with faults. Irrespective of their shape or size, I find the deformation that manifests the movement of our continental plates fascinating (though I’d prefer them if they didn’t result in a humanitarian crisis). 877 kata lagi

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So hot right now: A tale of two lovers

Amber L. Madden-Nadeau

Popocatepetl – more colloquially known as “Popo” – means “smoking mountain” and is an active volcano just 60 km from Mexico City (Figure 1) with 20 million people living within this catchment area. 769 kata lagi

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So Hot Right Now: Volcanology 101

Amber L. Madden-Nadeau

A volcano is defined as “a naturally occurring vent or fissure at the Earth’s surface through which erupt molten, solid, and gaseous materials”.  680 kata lagi

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Nepal – the inability to ‘shake it off’

Rellie Goddard

On the 25th of April 2015, a Mw1 7.8 earthquake, known as Gorkha, ripped through the Main Himalayan Thrust (MHT) just 77 km north-west of the country’s capital, Kathmandu1. 1.031 kata lagi

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Traces in the sand

Brooke Jonson

What can you learn about an ancient world just by looking at the rocks?  Quite a lot as it happens. In 2011, I was patrolling a childhood fossiling location when I found the slab in figure 1. 649 kata lagi

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Wandering 'round Edinburgh: 15 May 2017

Sunday was a lovely day, perfect for a wander around Edinburgh.

Scotland, as you may have heard, has a certain reputation for unpredictable weather, so when it’s fair you’d best take advantage. 862 kata lagi

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Outer Worlds: The Incredible Geodiversity of Pluto and Charon

Lucy Kissick

When NASA made the decision in 2000 to visit the Solar System’s only unexplored planet (as it was designated at the time), they knew they were in for a long journey. 575 kata lagi

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