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Geology

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  • Seismic shift: How the 1964 Alaska earthquake changed science

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska The Earth's crust consists of massive slabs of rock called plates. The two largest, the Pacific Plate and North American Plate, make up more than a third of the world's surface. They meet in a border that stretches from Baja California...
  • Hollywood developer fights quake fault designation

    Hollywood developer fights quake fault designation
    An earthquake fault line should not be drawn underneath Blvd6200, one of Hollywood's largest residential and commercial projects, a lawyer for the developer said Thursday. The lawyer, John M. Bowman, told the state Mining and Geology Board that the...
  • Developer wants changes to Hollywood fault quake map

    Developer wants changes to Hollywood fault quake map
    An earthquake fault line should not be drawn underneath Blvd6200, one of Hollywood’s largest residential and commercial projects, a lawyer for the developer said Thursday. The lawyer, John M. Bowman, told the state Mining and Geology Board that...
  • Public hearing set on proposed Hollywood quake-zone restrictions

    Public hearing set on proposed Hollywood quake-zone restrictions
    California geology officials will hold a public hearing Thursday on a proposed earthquake zone in Hollywood that would lead to restricted development in the rapidly growing area.  The public hearing for the Alquist-Priolo Earthquake Fault Zoning...
  • Ohio earthquakes rattle up concerns about fracking

    A fracking operation at the eastern border of Ohio remained closed Wednesday, two days after a string of earthquakes stirred some people from their sleep and prompted state regulators to investigate whether the shale-drilling may have been a cause....
  • Bloomsburg University announces winter graduates

    Bloomsburg University announces winter graduates
    Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania recently released its list of Fall/Winter 2013 graduates. Area graduates include: Lehigh County: Derek J. Beisel, Laurys Station, BSBA Business Adminisstration Marketing; Christopher Brogan, Allentown, BSBA...
  • Scientists identify oldest crystal on Earth -- 4.4 billion years old

    Scientists identify oldest crystal on Earth -- 4.4 billion years old
    The oldest known material on Earth is a tiny bit of zircon crystal that has remained intact for an incredible 4.4 billion years, a study confirms. The ancient remnant of the early Earth may change the way we think about how our planet first formed. ...
  • Martian 'Jelly Doughnut' A Geologist's Delight

    I was delighted by the recent discovery of a mysterious rock on Mars that looks like a jelly doughnut and caused a brief scientific sensation. To see that much excitement brought to bear on any rock made the geo-educator in me feel pleased. Alas,...
  • For sale (soon): 8 Corvettes; must be able to remove from sinkhole

    For sale (soon): 8 Corvettes; must be able to remove from sinkhole
    It gives a whole new meaning to the question, “Dude, where’s my car?”: Eight rare Corvettes were swallowed by a sinkhole at the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Ky., on Wednesday. It was news that hit the Corvette community...
  • Former Scout leaders charged in destruction of Utah rock formation

    Former Scout leaders charged in destruction of Utah rock formation
    It took 20 million years of wind and water erosion to form an eye-catching, mushroom-shaped boulder in a Utah state park. Heaving the stone off its perch took a man just 10 seconds, and the action sparked international disgust. A pair of former Boy...
  • L.A., Santa Monica buildings may sit atop quake faults

    L.A., Santa Monica buildings may sit atop quake faults
    The cities of Los Angeles and Santa Monica in the last decade have approved more than a dozen construction projects on or near two well-known faults without requiring seismic studies to determine if the buildings could be destroyed in an earthquake,...
  • Message in a bottle found 54 years later in Arctic

    Message in a bottle found 54 years later in Arctic
    A message in a bottle, buried 54 years ago under a rock cairn in a remote Arctic valley on Canada’s northernmost island, could well be the last written words from a promising young glaciologist and explorer from Pasadena. The words from Paul T....