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  1. USGS report shows how global warming will shift Pacific wind and wave patternsRead the original story w/Photo

    46 min ago | Summit County Voice

    Scientists with the U.S. Geological Survey have developed climate models that help show how global warming will change wind and wave patterns, potentially affecting island communities, especially as sea level rises. The new USGS report looked at U.S. and U.S.-affiliated Pacific Islands, including Hawaii, where climate change is expected to alter the highest waves and strongest winds.


  2. Fracking possible cause of 4.4-magnitude Fox Creek earthquakeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Edmonton Journal

    The Alberta Energy Regulator is investigating an earthquake near Fox Creek this month that may be linked to hydraulic fracturing. On Jan. 22, the AER confirmed a "seismic event" with a magnitude of 4.4 on the Richter scale about 33 kilometres west of Fox Creek, which is 260 km northwest of Edmonton.


  3. Earthquake reported in Karnes County Friday nightRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Countywide

    According to information from the U.S. Geological Survey an earthquake measuring 3.0 on the Richter scale was detected in Karnes County Friday night, Jan. 30, at 8:17 p.m. The quake happened in a rural area at a depth of 3.1 miles below the surface at a location near the Atascosa County Line, 13.6 miles west of Karnes City. Residents in Falls City reported feeling the ground shake in the early morning hours of Friday, but nothing was detected by USGS sensors at that time or location.


  4. Report Published: "Timberlake Energy Solutions, Inc. - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review"Read the original story

    3 hrs ago |

    It focuses on purchase of abandoned or under valued oil and gas leases and bringing them back into production using latest technologies and drilling new oil and gas wells where the geology permits. The company's oil and gas leases include Dickerson Lease, Burns Lease, Blanchard Lease, Demosh Lease, Ferell Lease, Mc Causlin Lease, Rhoton Lease.


  5. How Global Warming creates Volcanic Eruptions with a New Photo Dairy of an unrelated EruptionRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    Now, you can add yet another problem to the climate change hit list: volcanoes. That's the word from a new study conducted in Iceland and accepted for publication in Geophysical Research Letters.


  6. Creeping Lava Has Hawaiians on EdgeRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Big News

    Hawaii's Kilauea, one of the most active volcanos on Earth, has been erupting for more than 30 years. But lava from a vent near Pahoa that started bubbling up last June has been edging toward the town, outside the city of Hilo.


  7. After 7 Years, ISO Publish Technical PRC Document For 3D PDF StandardsRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | PRWeb

    ... rom 3D CAD to GIS, DWG and LIDAR, PDF3D works closely with users and programmers within the engineering, geospatial, geology, aerospace, architecture, medical and product packaging communities worldwide.


  8. Quandary answers age-old question: Was Buffalo Mountain a volcano?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 1 | The Summit Daily News

    ... its domed look. Basically, the fact that lava only flowed below the surface (or intrusively, if you'd prefer another geology term) means that Buffalo is not a volcano. Still pretty cool, though, to think how such opposite forces worked to create a ...


  9. ConstanceMURDER, REVISITEDRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | American Reporter

    Are we so desperate for one last big fix of oil, that we're willing to destroy one of the world's last pristine and unspoiled regions? The U.S. Geological Survey released a report last week stating that the region inside the Arctic Circle contains about one-fifth of the world's undiscovered, recoverable oil. The USGS report, the most comprehensive survey ever of energy resources in the Arctic, found that there is an estimated 90 billion barrels of oil - or about enough to meet current global demand for about three years.


  10. Climate change is lifting Iceland - and it could mean more volcanic eruptionsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Raw Story

    Iceland is rising because of climate change, with land freed by the melting of the ice caps rebounding from the Earth at a rate of up to 1.4in per year. The downside? Researchers believe the extra uplift could be behind an increase in volcanic activity, with three Icelandic eruptions in the last five years shutting down flights and spewing ash in the air.


  11. Earthquake: 3.0 quake strikes near Rio Dell, Calif.Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    A shallow magnitude 3.0 earthquake was reported Friday afternoon 20 miles from Rio Dell, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 5:19 p.m. PST at a depth of 11.8 miles.


  12. Threat of Creeping Lava Has Hawaiians on EdgeRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Voice of America

    Residents of the small town of Pahoa on the Big Island of Hawaii face an advancing threat from the Kilauea volcano. Local residents are keeping a watchful eye on creeping lava.


  13. New USGS publications unveil historical hydraulic fracturing trends and dataRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | WaterWorld

    Jan. 30, 2015 -- The U.S. Geological Survey has announced that two new publications highlighting historical hydraulic fracturing trends and data from 1947 to 2010 are now available. This national analysis of data on nearly 1 million fracked wells and 1.8 million fracturing treatment records from 1947 through 2010 is used to identify fracking trends in drilling methods and use of proppants , treatment fluids, additives, and water in the United States.


  14. On the Big Island, volcanic activity could worsen respiratory problemsRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    A geologist takes a GPS waypoint of the leading edge of the lava flow near the town of Pahoa on the Big Island of Hawaii. The volcano has worsened the air quality, which may exacerbate respiratory problems.


  15. Millcreek Police Scam Going AroundRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | WICU12 Erie

    We've learned that people are making calls soliciting money for what they claim is a fundraiser for the Millcreek Police Department. WhatsApp for PC is one of the most requested app transitions in history, and Apps Free For PC has just published rumors that the app developers may finally be working on developing a PC version.


  16. Red Pine Announces Results of Annual MeetingRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Market Wire

    Red Pine Exploration Inc. announces the results of the Annual and Special Meeting of its Shareholders held in Toronto, Ontario, Canada on January 27, 2015. All resolutions were passed with the required majorities.


  17. Earth would be totally chaotic if humans suddenly disappearedRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

    Animal extinctions, holes in the ozone and ocean acidification are a few examples of the enormous impact humans have had on Earth. It's a fun thought experiment, and Mitchell Moffit and Gregory Brown gave us their take in the latest ASAP Science video released Friday January 30. It's easy to imagine an empty, desolate planet with crumbling cities overrun with weeds and vines in a human-free world.


  18. San Jose: 2.1 earthquake reported in remote east foothillsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    A magnitude 2.1 earthquake occurred in a remote area of the east foothills Friday afternoon, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor registered at 12:42 p.m. in an area about two miles northeast of Alum Rock Park, directly east of Milpitas.


  19. Earthquake: 3.0 quake strikes near Bridgeport, Calif.Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    A shallow magnitude 3.0 earthquake was reported Friday afternoon 12 miles from Bridgeport, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 2:02 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 6.2 miles.


  20. 6th IGSC to be held in PragueRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Geophysics

    The conference, focused on crossing the boundaries between all of the geoscience branches, Oil & Gas, Geophysics, Near-Surface, and general Geology, will be held in July at the Faculty of Science in Prague . The IGSC will consist of many extraordinary research topics within a very interesting student environment.