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Stanford breakthrough provides picture of underground water
Superman isn't the only one who can see through solid surfaces. In a development that could revolutionize the management of precious groundwater around the world, Stanford researchers have pioneered the use of satellites to accurately measure levels of water stored hundreds of feet below ground. View News Article (2014-06-18)


Geologists Confirm Oxygen Levels of Ancient Oceans
Zunli Lu and Xiaoli Zhou, an assistant professor and Ph.D. student, respectively, in the Department of Earth Sciences, are part of an international team of researchers whose findings have been published by the journal Geology (Geological Society of America, 2014). View News Article (2014-06-11)


Water in moon rocks provides clues and questions about lunar history
A recent review of hundreds of chemical analyses of Moon rocks indicates that the amount of water in the Moon's interior varies regionally - revealing clues about how water originated and was redistributed in the Moon. View News Article (2014-05-28)


Deep origins to the behavior of Hawaiian volcanoes
Kīlauea volcano, on the Big Island of Hawai'i, typically has effusive eruptions, wherein magma flows to create ropy pāhoehoe lava, for example. View News Article (2014-04-30)


UM researchers find existence of large, deep magma chamber below Kilauea volcano
A new study led by scientists at the University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science uncovered a previously unknown magma chamber deep below the most active volcano in the world - Kilauea. View News Article (2014-01-30)


Cologne Scientist discovers Water Plumes on Jupiter's Moon Europa
A Cologne scientist has, together with American colleagues, discovered huge active plumes containing water vapour being released from the surface of Jupiter's moon Europa. View News Article (2013-12-13)


Runaway process drives intermediate-depth earthquakes, Stanford scientists find
Stanford scientists may have solved the mystery of what drives a type of earthquake that occurs deep within the Earth and accounts for one in four quakes worldwide. View News Article (2013-12-11)


Post-Sandy, Long Island barrier systems appear surprisingly sound
As coastal communities continue to rebuild in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, scientists at this week's annual meeting of the American Geophysical Union offer some encouraging news: the storm did not seriously damage the offshore barrier system that controls erosion on Long Island.  View News Article (2013-12-11)


Model Suggests Ocean Currents Shape Europa's Icy Shell in Ways Critical for Potential Habitats
In a finding of relevance to the search for life in our solar system, researchers at The University of Texas at Austin's Institute for Geophysics, the Georgia Institute of Technology, and the Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research have shown that the subsurface ocean on Jupiter's moon Europa may have deep currents and circulation patterns with heat and energy transfers capable of... View News Article (2013-12-04)


Variation of halogens in martian soil calls for an atmosphere-surface cycle
In the November issue of Icarus, researchers from LSU's Department of Geology & Geophysics and Stony Brook's Department of Geosciences assess the details of halogen variability and an unusual process that may influence it. View News Article (2013-11-18)

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