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Dear participants of the Central European Conference in Giessen,
after three days of intense scientific discussions and two days dedicated to pre- and post-conference fieldtrips and social events we again would like to thank [...]
Recent research published in the Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology provides insight into the destruction caused by ground movements at Pissouri Cyrpus Continue reading →
Let’s assume you like cruise ships, tanker, ferries or you’re so fortunate and own a fleet of vessels cruising over the oceans. But where the heck are the ones you’re interested in. First you can visit MarineTraffic and search for the Vessels [...]
"There was no time to save ourselves," survivor Dwi Haris said. The story behind the quake and tsunami no one could outrun
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It is somewhat ironic that Palu got hit so bad, since it is one of the most sheltered places from the large m9 tsunamis.
You can see it right in the middle of all those huge subduction trenches, all of which can pop off an m9+ any old time.
These are the latest papers on paleoseismology, active tectonics and tsunami, including a special issue on the Alpine Fault in New Zealand. Enjoy! Biermanns, P., Schmitz, B., Ustaszewski, K., & Reicherter, K. (2018). Tectonic geomorphology and [...]
, - Coniac, unteres Coniac (Strehlen-Formation) - Ort: Brücke über den Bonnewitzer Grund (S177), Pirna-Bonnewitz (Sächsische
For this week’s picture, here’s an image of a tantalite mineral specimen. I snapped this picture when I visiting a university last week — the mineral stood out for me amidst a collection of numerous rocks and minerals that were on display for [...]
Indonesien wurde schon wieder von einem starken Erdbeben der Magnitude 6,0 erschüttert. Diesmal ist die Region von Pulau Sumba im Osten des Archipels betroffen. Das Beben lag vor der Südküste der Insel in 10 km Tiefe. Es folgten mehrere Nachbeben [...]
It’s October and in honor of our 31 Days of Death I’m exploring the deadly reputation of everyone’s favorite yellow berry. For at least a century now, it has been a common superstition among seafarers that to bring a banana on board a ship is [...]