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Slow earthquakes may foretell larger events.

9/17/2013

Slow earthquakes may foretell larger events. Monitoring slow earthquakes may provide a basis for reliable prediction in areas where slow quakes trigger normal earthquakes, according to Penn State... read more

Graduate student Halldor Geirsson has been awarded a COCONet Graduate Fellowship from UNAVCO

8/30/2013

Graduate student Halldor Geirsson has been awarded a COCONet Graduate Fellowship from UNAVCO to continue his research investigating magmatic and tectonic processes in Central America. The... read more

Professor Emeritus Barry Voight has been selected as the 2013 recipient of the Thorarinsson Medal

8/29/2013

Professor Emeritus Barry Voight has been selected as the 2013 recipient of the Thorarinsson Medal of the International Association of Volcanology and Chemistry of the Earth's Interior. The medal is... read more

Hunting for Clues to Why the last Mammoths Disappeared

6/10/2013

By Jessica Marshall on June 5, 2013 As the wind whips across the Bering Sea, for an instant it courses over a tiny speck of land called St. Paul Island, far off the coast of Alaska... read more

Geosciences alum becomes chair of environmental sciences at Brookhaven National Laboratory

6/5/2013

The following joint news release was issued by Brookhaven National Laboratory and Stony Brook University. May 29, 2013 UPTON AND STONY BROOK, NY – Martin Schoonen, a Stony Brook University (SBU)... read more

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