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You may have heard of earthquake warning systems. Here is how one of them works. In that example, people in Palm Springs and along the
Have you ever wondered how volcanologists can tel what’s going on inside an apparently quiet volcano?
Seismologists are studying fault zones in and around New Zealand to better understand how megathrust earthquakes happen.
Ludger Mintrop designed equipment to test geophysical theories of his teacher, the German geoscientists Emil Weichert, and incidentally founded the geophysical field of seismic reflection profiling.
Also he punched the Earth. Real hard.
YVO stands for Yellowstone Volcano Observatory. Check their website whenever you see scary headlines about Yellowstone Volcano. Earthquake swarms do happen there, and the top