Stories tagged "geology"

Convection explains hot spot observations

July 20th, 2011 | by Cheryl Ernst | Comments Off

A new study by researchers in the School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology help explain the full range of observations related to the Hawaiian hotspot.

Andes earthquake potential underestimated

July 19th, 2011 | by Malamalama Staff | Comments Off

The earthquake potential for the eastern flank of the Andes Mountains is far greater than previously thought, a UH researcher and his international colleagues say.

Meteorite strike not likely in mammoth extinction

January 21st, 2010 | by Malamalama Staff | Comments Off

A group of researches find data that refutes the theory that a meteorite strike caused a massive extinction of species about 13,000 years ago.

Scientist recollects invention

March 3rd, 2009 | by Malamalama Staff | Comments Off

Scientist Klaus Keil’s contributions to geologic soil sample analysis continue, based on the solid state energy dispersive spectrometer he helped develop in 1968.