Geoscience events - Archive

Quake hits southwest of Tehran

An earthquake measuring 3.8 degrees on the open-ended Richter scale shook the city of Saveh in Central province, south of Tehran, on Tuesday.

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Laser Technology Helps Track Changes In Mount St. Helens

U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and NASA scientists studying Mount St. Helens are using high-tech Light Detection and Ranging (LIDAR) technology to analyze changes in the surface elevation of the crater, which began deforming in late September 2004.

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