Science news articles about 'geological structures'

  • Diamonds reveal deep source of platinum deposits

    ... source of platinum and related metals is an enigmatic geological structure in South Africa known as the Bushveld Complex. This complex of ancient magmas is known to have formed ...
  • Diamonds Reveal Deep Source Of Platinum Deposits

    ... source of platinum and related metals is an enigmatic geological structure in South Africa known as the Bushveld Complex. The source of its metallic riches has long been a matter ...
  • Ocean's journey towards the center of the Earth

    ... New Zealand in terms of geology, structure, volcanism and timing of geological events. "We then searched deep within the Earth for proof of a connection ...
  • Successful completion of first riser-drilling operations in earthquake zone

    ... from July 24螅 to obtain accurate details of the geological structure of the plate boundary system. The activity ... of JAMSTEC: "It acts like a telescope exploring the structure of faults in detail, which are responsible for causing large ...
  • Plant fossils give first real picture of earliest Neotropical rainforests

    ... major changes in South America's climate and geological structure. The study, which appears this week in the online ... , which did not provide information about climate, forest structure, leaf morphology or insect herbivory. The new ...
  • Fracture zones endanger tombs in Valley of Kings

    ... to a trace and one is completely off of this type of geological structure. The importance of these geological features is not just that they allow ... and exposed entrances. Parizek also notes that archaeologists are using this geological information along with archaeological clues to explore ...
  • International expedition investigates climate change, alternative fuels in Arctic

    ... methane flux as it relates to variations in lithostratigraphy, geologic structures, water column temperatures, heat flow, seismic and acoustic profiles, and water depth ...
  • How does ice flow?

    ... of vibroseismic measurements, we would like to find out more about the structure of the ice and thus about the flow characteristics of the Antarctic ... about how the ice sheet moves across the bedrock and about the geological structure of the rock under the ice." Furthermore ...
  • Noninvasive probing of geological core samples

    ... . A rock sample can reveal myriad details about a geological structure's formation, content, and history. Conductivity ... are valuable because they provide firsthand information about the structure and nature of rock layers and need to be preserved ...
  • Mud Volcanoes May Help Search for Life on Mars

    Spewing out material from deep underground, geological structures on Mars thought to be mud volcanoes could give scientists the clues they need to determine if life ...
  • Earth's highest coastal mountain on the move

    ... Sciences. The study involved state-of-the-art geological, structural, paleomagnetic, geochemical and geochronological techniques applied by collaborators from universities and research institutions in several ...
  • Video simulations of real earthquakes made available to worldwide network

    ... as what is known about the subsurface structure of the region. The shape of underground geological structures in the area not recorded on seismograms is key, Tromp said, as the structures can greatly affect wave motion by bending ...
  • October 2010 issue of the Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America

    ... seen in varying ground motion Underlying geological structures throughout the Bay Area result ... aspects of ground motion that are related to the underlying geologic structure: Blossom Hill, Cupertino and Evergreen ...
  • February 2011 Geosphere highlights

    ... University and colleagues focuses on the possibilities of analyzing structures in detail by means of X-ray CT ... times to the Present, through kinematic studies of geological structures. Combining surface mapping and process ...
  • US earthquake resilience needs strengthening, says new report

    ... , and create a repository of the critical information that describes the geological, structural, institutional, and socio-economic impacts ... and enable improved codes and standards for buildings and other structures. Review and update standards so that critical ...

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