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Recent Earthquakes in Chile and L.A. Raise Questions About Ring of Fire

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Apr
3

The 8.2 earthquake that shook northern Chile and surrounding countries late Tuesday night was one of a string of recent earthquakes along what is known as the “Ring of Fire,” a circle of quake-prone areas on the Pacific Rim.

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8.0 Earthquake Strikes Off Chile, Triggers Tsunami Warning

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Apr
1

An 8.0-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of northern Chile on Tuesday, generating a tsunami warning.

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The Science Behind the 1964 Great Alaska Earthquake and Tsunami

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Mar
20

A press conference on the 50th anniversary of the 1964 Great Alaska Earthquake and Tsunami will be held on Tuesday, March 25. Scientific experts will talk about a half-century of scientific and monitoring advances triggered by the 1964 events.

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Fukushima Operator May Have To Dump Contaminated Water Into Pacific

A senior adviser to the operator of the wrecked Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant has told the firm that it may have no choice but to eventually dump hundreds of thousands of tonnes of contaminated water into the Pacific Ocean.

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Computers Predict Path of Tsunami Debris

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Computer simulations have been accurate in predicting where debris from the 2011 tsunami in Japan would wash ashore, scientists say.

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Three Years after Fukushima: Tracking Radionuclides in the Pacific Ocean

Scientists have been keeping a close eye on how radionuclides from the Japanese power plant are being transported in the Pacific Ocean since the Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Plant accident in March 2011. In a press conference (February 24th), researchers will discuss results from computer models predicting how cesium-137 is being dispersed in the Pacific Ocean.

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Tepco Took Months To Release Record Strontium Readings at Fukushima

The operator of Japan’s wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant knew about record high measurements of a dangerous isotope in groundwater at the plant for five months before telling the country’s nuclear watchdog.

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How Radioactive is Our Ocean?

Citizen science campaign aims to collect ocean samples and fund radiation analysis.

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Scientists Anticipated Size and Location of 2012 Costa Rica Earthquake

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Dec
26

Scientists using GPS to study changes in Earth’s shape accurately forecasted the size and location of the magnitude 7.6 Nicoya earthquake that occurred in 2012 in Costa Rica.

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