Stories tagged "geophysics"

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.

Chilean earthquake moves continent 10 feet

April 23rd, 2010 | by Susan Lee | 2 Comments

The 8.8 magnitude earthquake that shook Chile Feb. 27, 2010, moved the entire city of Concepcion at least 10 feet to the west, according to preliminary measurements.