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Aid pours in amid aftershocks after Nepal quake kills 1,865

...year under the Eurasian plate, and this results in earthquakes once every 500 year on an average, said Marin Clark, a geophysicist at University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.So the quake was "definitely not a surprise," she said. Over millions of years...
Airplanes warned to avoid Alaska volcano airspace

...reached 16,000 feet.The eruption intensified at 6 a.m. Saturday, sending the ash cloud higher, said Dave Schneider, a geophysicist at Alaska Volcano Observatory.It's not clear how long this eruption will last, Schneider said. Pavlof's eruptions...
Visualization technology helps oil companies drill better wells

...Alaska headquarters, petroleum engineers, geologists and geophysicists are using sophisticated 3-D visualization technology to...650,000 in computer and projection technology. Inside, geophysicist Stephen Lewis manipulates a computer-generated seismic...
Apache drilling advances, seismic still stalled

...drill in 2013 will be dependant upon how long it takes for the seismic data to get compiled and get it to the geologists and geophysicists to analyze it and to determine the best locations to drill," she said.In September the company and its seismic operation...
Ash radar proves useful

...We've been using it; it's working really well," said geophysicist David Schneider with the U.S. Geological Survey's Alaska...emitted and the velocity of the erupting plume, giving geophysicists and other volcanologists a sound idea of where the ash cloud...
Tsunami watchers live to warn of big waves

...were quite distant,'' said geophysicist Tom Sokolowski. Sokolowski started...strikes anywhere in the world, geophysicists at the center are ready. Computer...pagers worn by Medbery and geophysicist Guy Urban started beeping. The...
Southcentral Alaska creeping southward, baffling scientists

...northward. ''This event was completely unexpected,'' said geophysicist Jeff Freymueller of the Geophysical Institute at the University...inches per year to about four inches per year.'' But geophysicists can't yet explain why this section of the Pacific Plate...
Quakes can be followed by deadly waves the quake and tsunamis. According to Paul Whitmore, a geophysicist at the Alaska Tsunami Warning Center, the key to avoiding...Sometimes people tend to return to shore too early," said the geophysicist. "Usually it's the most dangerous in the first couple...

...Volcano Observatory raised the advisory level for Pavlof Volcano to orange from yellow following the 11 a.m. emission.Geophysicist Dave Schneider says seismicity accompanied the emission, which was continuing and first noticed by a pilot.Satellite images...
USGS reports 5.8 magnitude earthquake in the Cook Inlet

...Tsunami Warning Center has not issued any tsunami advisories at this time. According to the Associated Press, Guy Urban, a geophysicist at the tsunami warning center, said the center had reports of residents feeling the quake across the region. It was also...


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