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Tectonics and Structural Geology

Studying the tectonic forces within the Earth give rise to continents, ocean basins, mountain ranges, earthquake belts, and most volcanoes, along with the resulting deformation of geological structures.

Academics

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Neal Driscoll
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Debi Kilb
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Centers, Labs, and Programs

Processes and archives high-precision GPS data for the study of earthquake hazards, tectonic plate motion, crustal deformation and meteorology.
 

Earth News

Jun 23, 2021 Scientists Track Sudden Disappearance of Antarctic Ice Shelf Lake

Scientists Track Sudden Disappearance of Antarctic Ice Shelf Lake

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Climate Colder on Land During Last Ice Age than Thought

Study uses dissolved gases in ancient groundwater as a thermometer for...