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Geology in the News Archive

2003
March, 2003
New water treatment process, spring drought in US West, underwater sensor system to protect reservoirs, eruption provides natural test on climate, recovery/reuse of electronic wastes, giant sequoia trees fall, and more...
February, 2003
Horse fossils in the Americas, oil spill pooutes farms in Nigeria, avalanche predictions, California water issues, Ebola death toll nears 60, volcano drill core, NASA studies water flow on anchient Mars, greenhouse gasses, and more...

2002
December, 2002
Mercury in California rainwater traced to Asia, 2,800 year-old microbes in Antarctic lake, Arctic ice losses, Bangladesh arsenic-tainted rice, submarine oil leak, formation time of Jupiter-like planets, and more...
November, 2002
Bioremediation of acid and heavy metals from mine, global warming effects on the US West, earthquakes created in laboratory, Mt. Etna erupts, polluted beach closures influenced by full moons and sunlight, 7.9 Denali Fault earthquake, killer storms in south and Great Lakes regions, simultaneous solar flares, fiery ice from the sea as an energy source ,and more...
October, 2002
Dwindling fish populations, depleted uranium contamination in Bosnia, extreme life at Earth's highest lake, icy world beyond Pluto, new Arsenic removal strategy, Antarctic ozone hole splits, and more...
September, 2002
Russian Kolka Glacier Collapses.
May, 2002
More moons for Jupiter, wetlands clean up acid mine drainage, Antarctic ice melt, hunt for water vapor, exploration of deep-sea mountain, contaminated Ganges River, and more...
April, 2002
Nasa images from Hubble, Salton Sea water rights, outdated sewers, global warming, re-awakening volcanoes, dwindling water supplies, Everest garbage clean-up, and more...
March, 2002
Cheap plastic solar-energy cells, Ethiopian fossil skull, black water off the coast of Florida, buried dams, volcanoes and the ozone hole, 3.9 bya cataclysm caused by asteroids, and more...
February, 2002
Thailand faces drought, global sea levels rise, pesticide leak in Djibouti, enormous iceberg collisions, Arsenic in Bangladesh water, tsunami landslide model, and more...
January, 2002
Adsorption on clay accounts for organic-rich rocks, NASA Unveils New "Natural Hazards" Web Site, and more...

2001
December, 2001
Winds over European waters harnesed for electricity, clean water for nepal is focus of MIT research, and more...
November, 2001
B.C. fish farms damage environment, new details of earth's internal structure emerge from seismic data, scientists find hot activity under arctic ice cap, small, mountain rivers play big role in ocean sediment, Antarctic sea floor contaminated by human waste near bases, massive magma layer feeds Mt. Vesuvius, protection of the Yangtze River, using sophisticated technologies to map antarctica, and more...
October, 2001
Geologist finds lost island, study shows increase in the power of waves in the North Pacific, Antarctic seafloor suggests earth's orbital oscillations may be the key to what controlled the ice ages, scientists uncover Australia's largest dinosaur, Great Lakes are cleansing themselves of pollutants, and more...
September, 2001
Rare drought in tropical Sri Lanka causes hunger, wind-borne pollutants may travel thousands of miles, El Nino and La Nina rearrange South Pole sea ice, Vietnam floods claim 122 lives, UCLA earthquake network sensors will improve building safety, revealing Earth's deepest secrets, Earth is becoming a greener greenhouse, and more...
August, 2001
Largest flood channels in the solar system found, volcano menaces with fire and water, first accurate measurements of eroding UK coastline, dams as river restoration, new long-necked dinosaur discovered in Madagascar, and more...
July, 2001
Evidence of life in outer space, algae-eating sea urchins may reverse coral reef decline, Etna roars back in fury, Arctic ecosystems being nibbled away, Cyprus "ecological disaster", earthquakes reveal diamonds' origins, environmental impact of ethanol fuels debate, earliest human ancestors discovered in Ethiopia, and more...
June, 2001
Norwegian sea proposed as storage site for carbon dioxide, EPA plans clean air rule, first total solar eclipse of the new millennium, Mars meteorite in the Sultanate of Oman, bleaching may help reefs, mountain glaciers shrinking worldwide, ancient oceans experienced a global surge in biological productivity, and more...
May, 2001
Geologists detect bulge in ground, Major Hurricanes of '99 create changes in Nation's largest lagoonal estuary, worlds largest offshore windmill park opens, timing of Baja-Mexico split, Automated floats for monitoring ocean carbon in the North Pacific, seismologists map mantle flow, and more...
April, 2001
Volcano eruption off of Oregon coast, measurements of an exposed earthquake fault, small streams contribution to cleaning waterways, ancient climate excursion linked to anomaly in earth's orbit, Great Barrier Reef choking to death, Sandstone Traps Riches and helps oil explorers, first dinosaur with body covering intact, Canada ice to yield clues on global warming, Danube set for green overhaul, and more...
March, 2001
Height of sunspot cycle, using gps to detect crustal movements, largest oil rig in the world sinks to ocean floor, uranium containment from nature, hydrogen the fuel of the future, coconuts as an alternative fuel, mountains of the solar system, collapse of Machu Picchu, ancient earth's magnetic field, and more...
February, 2001
India's earthquake survivors, closer monitoring of Mount Fuji, Lake Superior low levels, Salt-Water camel, massive polar glacier melting, giant squid, global warming melting of permafrost, age of the universe, largest natural crystals found on earth, NEAR lands on Eros, and more...
January, 2001
Mars Global Surveyor, Montserrat, Rainier, drought in Southern U.S., glitches in the Earth's Wobble, Earth's invisible magnetic tail, Lake Titicaca, predatory dinosaurs, Martian Ice Streams, oldest known crystal, Florida water crisis, and more...

2000
December, 2000
Underwater landslides and tsunamis, controversial drilling, coral reefs, ozone hole, Alaskan glacier disintegrating, human fossils found in Kenya, and more...
November, 2000
Climate talks at The Hague, solar flare series bash earth, a look at ancient continental collisions, deep mantle plumes and atmospheric oxygenation, protection plan for Alaska's Tongass Forest, meat-eating dinosaur identified in Italy, rice paddies emit ozone-depleting gasses, ship slams Great Barrier Reef, coral bleaching as a result of global warming, and more...
October, 2000
Global warming, infared satellite photos help track coral reef health, Europe's biggest glacier shrinks, shark deaths mystery, oldest gamma ray bursts, fuel cell technology development funding, climate change shifts frost seasons and plant growth, meteorite may be primitive solar system material, Australia's plan to tackle salinity, Io's mantle is similar to earths, ozone hole stretches to record size and exposes populated Chilean city, a look at a crater at the tip of Virginia's Eastern Shore, and more...
September, 2000
New Madird Earthquakes still threaten the Central United States, extinction rate soaring, quake causes geologists to question oceanic crust fluid circulation patterns, groundwater and earthquake hazard assesment in the Santa Clara Valley, 150-year global ice record reveals major warming trend, and more...
May, 2000
Active underwater volcano found east of Samoa, giant black smoker retrieved from abyss, significant floods of the 20th century, USGS scientists develop "Robowell" to automatically monitor groundwater, arsenic in nation's ground water, NASA spacecraft data improves tropical forecasts, a more precise gravity number and the weight of the earth, and more...
April, 2000
Turkish earthquake, first detailed images of early universe, Mount St. Helens after 20 years, lightning studies may provide earlier tornado alerts, images of Jupiter's cratered inner moons, new 3-D flyover of the Los Angeles area, 66-million-year-old dinosaur with a heart, US experienced warmest first three months of the year on record, snow melt monitoring and predicting flooding and drought, predicting hurricane-surges, extinction events, and more...

1999
September, 1999
Microbes abd toxic waste, ancient oaks, Yukon dinosaurs, fossil feathers, Earth images, dinosaur mass grave, volcanoes and subduction, giant iceberg continues, drying Earth, mapping microbes, Europa and Yellowstone, giant marine dinosaurs, origin of mammals, and more...
August, 1999
Shifting LA, coastal battles, supernova and extinctions, earliest organisms, Mediterranean desert, giant iceberg, making diamonds, topsoil migration, ancient oceans, new primates, water in meteorites, and more...
July, 1999
Dinosaurs with feathers, eating dirt, carbon meteorites, first footsteps, draining glacial lakes, starting Ice Ages, Anarctic dinosaurs, and more...
June, 1999
Chemical evolution, new elements discovered, center of the galaxy, Yucca Mountain debate continues, "Temple of Geology" opens, midwest flooding, oldest beaks, Columbia Glacier sets speed record, Landslides, Earth's twin, and more...
May, 1999
Portland faults, tectonics on Mars?, Near Earth Asteroids, running dinos, huge mammals, carbon dioxide stored in the oceans and forests, dinousaur footprints, tsunami, mapping a younger than expected universe, New Madrid debate, and more...
April, 1999
Carbon dioxide and corals, imaging the the core-mantle boundary, ice shelf breakup, calculating water quality, new solr system, big bacteria, evergrowing Everest, replenishing beaches, Earth Day, old trees, "terror" crocodile, humans and neanderthals sleeping together, and more...
March, 1999
1998 - the warmest year of the Millenium, evolution of mammals, Greenland shrinking, plate motions unveiled, Galapagos Quest, new mantle model, Radar and climate change, ocean crust formation, mapping dinosaur eggs, comet water, and more...
February, 1999
Listening to volcanoes, ancient life, warmest decade, ocean eddies, mapping of Mars, simulating earthquakes, iron and global warming, and more...
January, 1999
Marsian probes, volcanic record in the Indian Ocean, voilcanic plumes, and more... (Geologylink is missing data for January)

1998
December, 1998
Lunar helium, Europa's fault, old ice cores, Mammoth gas, acient asteriod, solid core, ash and aircraft, stalagmites and climate, warming cliamte, winter dinosaurs, chaotic groundwater, landscape and climate, and more...
November, 1998
Mexican mudflows, dating quakes, climate change and health, new dinosaur predators, African landscapes, K-T smoking gun?, dino embryos, ancient Antarctic volcanoes, water on Neried, evaluating Colima's eruptions, and more...
October, 1998
Fossil worms, abrupt warming, record ozone hole, faults and benefits, climate clues from Antarctica and Greenland, warmer seas, fur trappers and global change, synthetic fuels, Deep Space 1, SHEBA, Callisto's salty seas, modeling Montserrat, nature's grease, glaciers and icebergs, moving L.A., Martian dunes, old reptiles, layering in the core, and more...
September, 1998
Hurricane warming, water on the moon, billion years of stability, DNA sediment tracers, quantifying life on Mars, mining microbes, Long Valley potential, 'smart' buildings vs. earthquakes, 14,000 years of lead, Alaskan dinosaurs, Jupiter's rings, micrometeorites, sea floor observatory, life's origins, and more...
August, 1998
Saltwater irrigation, north slope drilling, spilled oil in Peru, Bolivian dinosaur eggs, 2,000-year old warming, new Martian meteorite, mass extinctions, 'snowball' Earth, and more...
July, 1998
Mapping the Actic floor, bird/dinosaur debate continues, suoer hot lava on Io, big Siberian and Iowan meteorites, new dinosaur species, cosmic rays and life, West Antarctic ice, plankton and climate, Rushmore weathering, dung DNA, solar power on the rise, return to Mars, MOR chimneys, limiting tsunami damage, cooking up life, Greenland's meteorite, and more...
June, 1998
Challenging Martian life, neutrino mass, global warming and water resources, early life, chilly 1601 AD, no offshore drilling, preparing for tsunami, Ghana dams, arctic craters, fossil T-Rex dung, North American diamonds, oil spill solutions, warming Triton, Isthmus of Panama explained, is El Nino over?, and more...
May, 1998
Water at depth, polar connections, 'Deep Impact', earlier walking humans, old mammals, 'Star Wars' oil drill, interplanetary dust and climate, origins of human speech, Madagascar dinosaurs, 'diamond' stars, canals of Venus, melting glaciers, more new planets, and more...
April, 1998
Ozone and greenhouse warming connection, giant submarine avalanches, evolution and minerals, flooding NYC, copper under the sea, polar science, broken ice shelf, turtles and tears, drought in Jamestown, climate swings, greenhouse century, and Mexican 'volcanoes', and more...
March, 1998
Is Yucca Mountain safe?, new dino-birds, 3-D images of the core, ancient impact chains, false collisions predicted, old Antarctic ice, revising geologic time, walking Pterosaurs, the cost of global warming, just say no to Yellowstone mine, slushy Europa, Pathfinder is dead, but there is ice on the moon, and more...
February, 1998
Will the ice shelves collapse, rebounding from extinction, global warming to hit prairies hard, new California volcano, El Niņo predictions right on, Antarctic dinosaurs, rivers on Mars, the oldest ants, and more...
January, 1998
Ocean impacts, ocean currents cause wobbling, NEAR Earth pictures, cracking the Great Wall, measuring the growth of mountains, dinosaur graveyard, repairing the crust, Lunar Prospector blasts off, early life, new planets,1997 deemed warmest year on record, and more...

1997
December, 1997
Global warming and the Kyoto Conference, dinosaur voices, exploding stars and black holes, Madagascar fossils, 2-Myr old meteorite splashdown near Chile, Black Sea oil, 'cosmic snowballs' debated, cold event 8,200 years ago, mapping Antarctica, water in the Earth, 2-Myr old fossil children, latest news from Galileo, canals in Egypt, and more...
November, 1997
Dinosaur motion, new rodent fossils from China, 300-yr old NW quakes, massive landslides on Mt. Adams, 1,500-year climate cycles, Arctic climate change, gearing up for Kyoto and global emissions talks, the "greenhouse" cools Europe?, 2-Myr old asteriod impact, more water on Mars, two new satellites of Uranus, volcanic deposits on Io, and more...
October, 1997
El Niņo returns with a vengeance, global warming debated, new human species discovered?, 'Sue' sells for $8.4 million, dinosaur evolution, Martian interior, ancient comets in Nevada, Antarctica in the Ice Age, horse extinction, fossil bees and mammoths, arctic ozone, NW tsunami, dams on the Yangtze, and more...
September, 1997
Melting sea ice, El Niņo returns, Mars Global Surveyor arrives, fossilized dinosaur embryos, Baja Brittish Columbia, pingos, Colorado diamonds, making the moon, global warming debates, and more...
August, 1997
Rivers of plasma and the exploration of the Sun, dino eggs, growing ice sheets, fossil birds and fish, hazardous Mt. Rainier, Marsian rocks, El Nino returns, and more...
July, 1997
Pathfinder reveals Mars, Phoenix mammoths and California mastodons, Neanderthal DNA and human ancestors, Dinosaurs eggs, feet, and skin, Antarctica's melting ice shelves, Shifting continents and evolutionary boosts, Asteroid threats, and more...
June, 1997
1997 Earth Summit, new icy planets, Jovian deserts, steath asteroids, T. Rex., dinosaur eggs, and ice age bison, pollution in the Arctic, El Nino and global warming are back, and more...
May, 1997
Mining gold, copper, opals, and asteroids, ancient ice ages, older universe and a younger solar system, fossil bees, birds, and Giganotosaurus, return of El Nino, carbon and future climate, hot spots, new human ancestors, a rain of comets, and more...
April, 1997
Okefenokee mining, ozone thinning, solar flare, global warming in Antarctica, a greener Earth, icy new images of Europa, extremophiles, warnings from the ice, comets and life, snakes with legs, ancient life, Chinese dinosaurs.....
March, 1997
Comet Hale-Bopp, Indonesian gold, Ice Age Earth, more life on Mars, predicting El Nino, flying reptiles, singing sands, ancient Siberians, Is the Earth cooling or warming?.....
February, 1997
Oceans slow cooling but not immune to extinction, Galileo visits Europa, new thoughts on evolution-mammals, insects, and amphibians, more evidence for "The" impact, volcano movies, poor grades for reducing global warming, new planets questioned, and the age of the universe is expanded.....
January, 1997
New fuel sources, hydrothermal residents, comets and Saturnian moons, new age of the Universe and the Earth's crust, Asian pollution, global climate:1996, new dinosaurs, mineral colors, Montserrat and other Volcano Lovers....

1996
December, 1996
Ice on the Moon, dinosaurs, new fuels, greenhouse gases, Ganymede and Europa, young Homo erectus, beach and river erosion, and more ....
November, 1996
Life and climate on Mars, Mars Surveyor, early Homo fossils and old bacteria, ozone hole, electric cars and cleaner air....
October, 1996
Tunguska, Chinese fossils, deep microbes, and more...


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