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Modelling the Ionosphere response to the Tonga Volcanic Eruption

Joseph Huba, Vice President at Syntek Technologies looks at the Tonga Volcanic Eruption and results from a high-resolution simulation of the event to model the Ionosphere response.
The Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai eruption as seen from orbit.

The Tonga volcano eruption caused a 90-metre-high tsunami wave

The tsunami wave created by the Tonga volcano eruption reached over 90 metres in height, which is approximately nine times taller than the Japan tsunami in 2011.
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Using geophysical tools detecting the trace of active fault on seafloor

Gwo-shyh Song discusses one of the sub-projects of the Taiwan Earthquakes Center to conduct a high-resolution seabed geophysical survey around Taiwan offshore areas.
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How structural geologists help forecast volcanic eruptions

Craig Magee, NERC Independent Research Fellow at the University of Leeds illustrates the important role of structural geology in improving volcano forecasting.
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Climate change disproportionately impacts Indigenous communities

Research by the University of Waterloo reveals that Indigenous communities are at higher risk from climate change flooding, due to pre-existing socioeconomic vulnerability.
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How do the sun and moon affect the behaviour of wildlife?

A study has shown that the gravitational action of the sun and the moon influences the behaviour of animals and plants, analysing seed germination in cycles regulated by tides.
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Indigenous youth resilience: Water protectors

Dr Dawn Martin-Hill and Dr Christine Wekerle from McMaster University highlight Indigenous youth resilience research, including comment on what water teaches us.
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Promoting the safety, security, and economic well-being of the U.S.

Open Access Government explore why it is important for the United States Geological Survey (USGS) to conduct scientific research and development regarding the Earth and its everchanging processes.
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NASA: Innovation on Earth and in space

NASA is working with the ESA in the global fight against climate change, while inviting the next generation of technologies to contribute to its mission.
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Atmospheric and Geospace Sciences in the U.S.

A look at the work of the Atmospheric and Geospace Sciences Division of the United States National Science Foundation (NSF).
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Meteorite impacts: The good and the bad

Here, Dr G. R. Osinski, Professor at Western University, explores the positive and negative impacts meteorites have on Earth.
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Researchers uncover Australia’s largest flying reptile

Researchers from the University of Queensland have discovered Australia’s largest flying reptile, a pterosaur, which has been named the Thapunngaka shawi.
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Scientists say temperatures in South America could rise by 4°C

If greenhouse gas emissions continue as they are, the average temperature in South America could rise by 4°C - bringing with it more floods and wildfires.
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Rare meteorite could uncover secrets to life on Earth

Scientists are set to discover the origins of oceans and life on Earth from a rare meteorite that dates back 4.5 billion years ago. vv
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The resilience of tropical forests to natural and anthropogenic disturbance

Here, Jess K. Zimmerman at the University of Puerto Rico explains the resilience of tropical forests to natural and anthropogenic disturbance - including the impact of climate change.
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Study finds summertime Arctic Ocean “more vulnerable to climate change”

Scientists reveal that the summertime Arctic Ocean is becoming increasingly vulnerable to climate change, putting certain animals at risk of losing habitat.
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A look at Atmospheric and Geospace Sciences

Open Access Government places the spotlight on Atmospheric and Geospace Sciences from the perspective of the U.S. National Science Foundation.
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New study finds high levels of mercury in Pacific Ocean

Scientists say that levels of mercury in the Pacific Ocean are even higher than some places directly contaminated by the toxic chemical.
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Scientists estimate plate tectonics begun 3.6 billion years ago

Scientists have found new evidence that modern plate tectonics begun roughly 3.6 billion years ago - a key feature of planet Earth's unique ability to support life.
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Taiwan: High-resolution seabed geophysical survey research

Gwo-shyh Song, Associate Professor at the National Taiwan University and Global Aqua Survey Ltd, walks us through his high-resolution seabed geophysical survey research around offshore areas in Taiwan.

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