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First Extensive Study Of Gas Emissions Off Wash.Coast: Contributes To Productive Fishing Grounds

March 26th, 2019

Off the coast of Washington, columns of bubbles rise from the seafloor, as if evidence of a sleeping dragon lying below. But these bubbles are methane that is squeezed out of sediment and rises up through the water. The locations where they emerge provide important clues to what will happen during a major offshore earthquake.

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Wildfire And Ecosystems: California Study Examines Centuries Of Data On Climate, Fires

March 8th, 2019

Deadly severe wildfires in California have scientists scrutinizing the underlying factors that could influence future extreme events. Using climate simulations and paleoclimate data dating back to the 16th century, a recent study looks closely at long-term upper-level wind and related moisture patterns to find clues.

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