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Sea Level More Variable Than Previously Thought

Sea level may be far more variable over shorter periods of time than can be explained by natural variations in the Earth's orbit. Scientists using a new method of dating fossil coral reefs have uncovered evidence

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Report Urges Increased Volcano Monitoring

While Mount St. Helens and Kilauea generate the most attention, many other volcanoes in the United States have little or no regular monitoring and need to be watched for potential eruptions, a new report warns.

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Rocky volcano at the end of the world

In a cold north-easterly breeze and bright sunshine, the MS Multanovskiy leaves the port of Kevlavik, Iceland. Captain Yuri Babkin is happy. At 11 degrees Celsius it is a warm May day near the polar circle.

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