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Stories with subject: Geology
  • Michigan Tech researchers determine cause of crack in earth 
    Updated: Feb-11-16 5:14 pm

    MENOMINEE, Michigan - Faculty and student researchers from Michigan Technological University believe they have figured out how a large crack opened in the ground more five years ago near the Michigan-Wisconsin border.

  • Alaska quake Q&A: Geologists explain state's vulnerability story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Jan-25-16 6:56 pm

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska - A massive weekend earthquake in Alaska cracked a road, broke natural gas lines and destroyed four homes. But the magnitude-7.1 quake wasn't the first or even the biggest temblor to rock the state.

  • 'Citizen scientists' use drones to map El Nino flooding 
    Updated: Jan-24-16 12:19 pm

    LONG BEACH, California - Forget about selfies. In California, residents are using smartphones and drones to document the coastline's changing face.

  • Geologists find tsunami hazard in eastern Aleutian Islands 
    Updated: Jan-13-16 8:30 pm

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Geologists in Alaska have found evidence that a 125-mile section of the eastern Aleutian Islands that was once considered unlikely to generate earthquakes may be a future source of temblors - as well as potentially devastating tsunamis that could hit Hawaii.