This Week from AGU 11/30/2016

November 30, 2016

This Week from AGU: New study shows induced earthquakes affect stream discharge

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Covering the Smoky Mountain wildfires?

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AGU journals

New study shows induced earthquakes affect stream dischargeA new study in Geophysical Research Letters finds that immediately after the September 3 Pawnee, Oklahoma earthquake, local stream discharge increased by a factor of 10.


Permafrost loss dramatically changes Yukon River chemistry

Permafrost loss due to a warming Alaska is leading to changes in the chemistry of the Yukon River Basin with potential global climate implications, finds a new study in Geophysical Research Letters.

Research Spotlights

Earth's carbon-climate feedbacks varied in past warming episodes

Earth's orbital eccentricity played an important role in controlling climate as the planet warmed, finds a new study in Paleoceanography.

When might the Campi Flegrei caldera erupt again?

The clock may be ticking for Italy's Campi Flegrei caldera, a region with a pattern of numerous and sometimes large explosive eruptions, according to a new study in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth.
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