Daños a los edificios incas en Cusco revelan una historia de terremotos olvidada que podría ayudar a científicos a entender riesgos sísmicos modernos.
Device Made for the Moon May Aid in Carbon Sequestration on Earth
A pocket-sized device intended for use on the Moon could soon play a key role in Japan’s ambitious plans to sequester carbon dioxide.
Internet Cable Reveals the Source of Underwater Vibrations
A novel use of an existing fiber-optic cable off the coast of Spain has clued scientists in to how seismic noise is generated in the ocean.
Seismic Sources in the Aleutian Cradle of Tsunamis
Research over the past decade in Alaska’s Aleutian Islands has offered surprising insights into the pulses of great earthquakes that generate dangerous, often long-distance tsunamis.
Written in Stone: Inca Buildings Remember Ancient Earthquakes
Damage to the Inca buildings of Cusco reveals a forgotten earthquake history that could help scientists understand modern seismic hazards.
Global Seismic Networks: Recording the Heartbeat of the Earth
Global broadband seismographic networks have provided the science community with 30 years of data which is being used to understand the Earth.
Probing the Sedimentology of a Continental Megathrust
Detailed analysis of sediments covering the Main Frontal Thrust in Nepal show how climate-driven baselevel changes affect sedimentation and should be considered when inferring thrust activity.
Deep Earthquakes Suggest Well-Hydrated Mariana Subduction Zone
Earthquakes as deep as 50 kilometers below the seafloor were detected by 12 ocean bottom seismometers placed around the Challenger Deep.
Western US Adjoint Tomography Reproduces Waveform Complexity
Adjoint tomography employing 3D wavefield simulations for 72 well recorded regional earthquakes in the western U.S. yields spectacular improvements to waveform fits.
Volcanic Lava Lake Belts Out Its Secrets in Seismic “Songs”
A cacophony of magma displacements and volcanic gases recorded underneath Kīlauea’s roiling lake of lava could one day provide information to help predict future eruptions.