Archivos para Enero, 2011

Perspectives on Ocean Science: Draining the Oceans

Perspectives on Ocean Science: Draining the Oceans

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Perspectives on Ocean Science: Exploring Planetary Interiors

Perspectives on Ocean Science: Exploring Planetary Interiors

Explore our nearest planetary neighbors with Dr. Catherine Johnson as she demonstrates how she uses remote sensing to delve beneath the surface of the terrestrial planets.  

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Imaging Earth's Crust in the Ocean

Imaging Earth’s Crust in the Ocean

Dr. Kerry Key discusses electromagnetic exploration techniques in the study of the earth’s upper crust and mantle at mid-ocean ridges.

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Volcanoes and Hot Spots

Volcanoes and Hot Spots

In this COSMOS Discovery Lecture Series, UC Santa Cruz Professor Justin Revenaugh explores the importance and the hazards of volcanoes, including how they relate to the breakup of the Earth’s continents, mass extinctions, and the diversity of life.

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An Undersea Mountain: Tectonic Plates and Hydrothermal Vents

An Undersea Mountain: Tectonic Plates and Hydrothermal Vents

Join Scripps Institution’s Donna Blackman as she shares a fascinating look at tectonic plate spreading and the discovery of a “lost-city” of hydrothermal vents and the unique creatures that dwell there.

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Exploring Earthquake History Along the San Andreas Fault

Exploring Earthquake History Along the San Andreas Fault

Join Dr. Bridget Smith as she takes us on a journey back in time deciphering the historical behavior of the San Andreas and explaining how studying earthquake history can give us future insight.

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Tools for Understanding Seismology in Southern California

Tools for Understanding Seismology in Southern California

The potential impacts of earthquakes on society in southern California have only recently been quantified and with advances in technology the opportunities for understanding them have never been greater. Explore how this amazing new understanding is emerging from Scripps Institution of Oceanography with geophysicist John Orcutt.

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Earthquake Mainshocks and Aftershocks

Earthquake Mainshocks and Aftershocks

Dr. Debi Kilb discusses what seismologists now understand about the extent and duration of aftershocks following major earthquakes, and what mysteries remain for future seismic scientists to unravel.  

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Seismic Science in Southern California

Seismic Science in Southern California

Did you ever wonder how scientists study earthquakes? Join Scripps seismologist Frank Vernon as he explains his ongoing efforts to understand the when and where of earthquakes in Southern California. From wireless networks of seismometers to 3-D representations of earthquake distributions, Dr. Vernon will describe the tools he uses to elucidate the enormous forces that […]

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Seismic Imaging of the Earth's Interior

Seismic Imaging of the Earth’s Interior

Earth scientist Barbara Romanowicz discusses how she explores the deep structure and dynamics of the Earth using seismic tomography.

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