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Nearly 70% of the affected people still live in temporary shelters, and it is common to see damaged houses, temples without roofs, and earthquake debris lying around, even in the capital Kathmandu. The recovery is painfully slow, and many families who lost their loved ones continue to live in traumatic conditions. Over the past two years, working with CARE Nepal and the Southasia Institute of Advanced Studies, we have talked to local communities in the Gorkha, Kathmandu and Kavre districts, and helped to organise a national workshop involving senior government officials, researchers and civil society actors. Devastation. Course: Before the Flood.
Tectonic activity and hazards: earthquakes. Facebook. Economist. Earthquakes in the Himalaya are bigger than in the Alps because tectonic plates collide faster. Earthquakes that happen in densely populated mountainous regions, such as the Himalaya, spell bigger earthquakes because of a fast tectonic-plate collision, according to a new study in Earth and Planetary Science Letters.
Researchers from Geophysical Fluid Dynamics — ETH Zürich in Switzerland, say their findings give people a more complete view of the risk of earthquakes in mountainous regions. The new study shows that the frequency and magnitude of large earthquakes in the densely populated regions close to mountain chains — such as the Alps, Apennines, Himalaya and Zagros — depend on the collision rate of the smaller tectonic plates. In 2015, a magnitude 7.8 earthquake struck Gorkha-Nepal, and a year later, Norcia, Italy suffered a magnitude 6.2 earthquake. Previous research has attempted to explain the physical causes of earthquakes like these, but with ambiguous results. Lava (From "Lava" (Official Lyric Video)) Great little video from California... - Geographical Association. Earthquake early warning in Mexico reminds California what it still lacks. The massive earthquake that ripped through Mexico is offering stark testimony on the power of modern early warning systems that, to the dismay of seismologists who have spent years pushing the technology, do not exist in California or anyplace in the United States.
Experts believe the growing death toll from Thursday’s 8.1-magnitude quake off Mexico’s southern coast could have been worse if alarms had not gone off throughout faraway population centers well before the shaking started. The temblor, which struck just before midnight, knocked down buildings and caused skyscrapers to sway hundreds of miles away in Mexico City, but television newscasters, businesses and utility companies there got as much as 92 seconds to warn people and take other steps to protect them. Dope Traveling - □ Bungee Jumping into a Volcano! □ Chile □□ The UN Has Called This The Second Biggest Environmental Problem Facing Our World.
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For more than half a century scientists have known that continents drift over the surface of our planet, and that the ocean floor tears apart in their wake, with magma from the mantle filling the gap. At the other end of the process, where tectonic plates converge, oceanic plates plunge into the deeper mantle in a process called subduction. On Tuesday, Jonny Wu of the University of Houston presented preliminary evidence of possible plate tectonics within the mantle to a joint conference of the Japan Geoscience Union and the American Geophysical Union in Tokyo. Twitter Card. Sentinel satellites to monitor every volcano. Image copyright Getty Images A UK-led team of scientists is rolling out a project to monitor every land volcano on Earth from space.
Two satellites will routinely map the planet's surface, looking for signs that might hint at a future eruption. They will watch for changes in the shape of the ground below them, enabling scientists to issue an early alert if a volcano appears restless. Some 1,500 volcanoes worldwide are thought to be potentially active, but only a few dozen are heavily monitored. One of these is Mount Etna where, last month, a BBC crew was caught up in a volcanic blast while filming a report on the new satellite project. The world's five deadliest volcanoes ... and why they're so dangerous. An eruption of Mount Etna recently caught out some BBC journalists who were filming there.
The footage was extraordinary and highlighted the hazards volcanoes pose to humans and society. Since 1600, 278,880 people have been killed by volcanic activity, with many of these deaths attributed to secondary hazards associated with the main eruption. Starvation killed 92,000 following the 1815 Tambora eruption in Indonesia, for example, and a volcanic tsunami killed 36,000 following the 1883 Krakatoa eruption. Bang Goes the Theory s04ep01 Japanese earthquake special WnA. Dataset. Description This animation shows every recorded earthquake in sequence as they occurred from January 1, 2001, through December 31, 2015, at a rate of 30 days per second.
The earthquake hypocenters first appear as flashes then remain as colored circles before shrinking with time so as not to obscure subsequent earthquakes. The size of the circle represents the earthquake magnitude while the color represents its depth within the earth. At the end of the animation it will first show all quakes in this 15-year period. Next, it will show only those earthquakes greater than magnitude 6.5, the smallest earthquake size known to make a tsunami. This time period includes some remarkable events. Earth's Volcanoes - Documentary. The Really Big One. When the 2011 earthquake and tsunami struck Tohoku, Japan, Chris Goldfinger was two hundred miles away, in the city of Kashiwa, at an international meeting on seismology. As the shaking started, everyone in the room began to laugh. Earthquakes are common in Japan—that one was the third of the week—and the participants were, after all, at a seismology conference.
San Andreas fault ‘ready to go,’ expert warns of major earthquake. A massive earthquake looms for Southern California, according to one expert. Thomas Jordan, director of the Southern California Earthquake Center, shared his ominous warning during this week's National Earthquake Conference in Long Beach.
Kevin Schafer/Getty Images/Minden Pictures RM The San Andreas fault is due for a massive earthquake, one expert said. Harry and Friends explain fumaroles. Earth - The Cracks Ripping Earth Apart. Standing here at Thingvellir, I may be looking at something quite new: the achingly slow birth of a new continent. Sigmundsson tells me that a new "micro plate" is forming beneath our feet. This "special Icelandic plate" is continually expanding as new crust forms on either side of it.
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Updated Monday at 11 a.m. Shutting the flood gates. Untitled. India: 200,000 refugees in Assam's devastating floods. Nepal earthquake: Before and after - BBC News. Nepal was made vulnerable by more than its violent geology. Nepal earthquake. Teachit Geography sur Twitter : "Useful KS3 #map for aid for #NepalEarthquake #geographyteacher #place #development @AFP. Are Earthquakes and Volcano Activity on the Rise? Here's How Long It Would Take To Fall Through The Center Of Earth. If the Yellowstone Supervolcano ever blew its top, this new study shows us what to expect. Are we ready for the next volcanic catastrophe? Geologists May Have Just Discovered A New Layer Of Earth's Mantle. Convection in Earth’s Mantle. How to teach … volcanoes. Where did the Indian Ocean tsunami aid money go? BBC Science - Four ways to be killed by a volcano. Huffingtonpost. Tropical Storm Erika kills at least 20 in Dominica - BBC News.
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