Powerful earthquakes in the middle of a tectonic plate suggest that it is splitting.
Tag "Geology and Geophysics"
Dr. Bercovici of Yale’s Geology and Geophysics Department studies volcano behavior and recently proposed a new predictive model.
A new study of prehistoric environments has helped to clarify both the timeline and the consequences of an Australian extinction event.
Why a sudden reversal of your compass to point South is part of a natural phenomenon.
The National Science Foundation awarded a team of researchers, including David Bercovici, a $4.97 million grant to fund a research project studying Earth’s development in terms of the interactions between major components of Earth’s geological system.
Joe Greenberg ’83 graduated with a degree in Geology and Geophysics and is now the president of the Alta Resources LLC, a company on the frontier of the oil and gas industry.
A recent discovery by Yale geologists has ignited interest in a contentious geological theory. The theory of true polar wander, once a competitor with drift theory to explain continental motions, had been cast aside for many years. Discussion of this
Guggenheim Fellowships are awarded annually to artists and scientists whose accomplishments in their fields show great promise for the future. Among the 180 selected fellows this year, one of the twenty-one in the natural sciences was Yale’s A.M. Bateman Professor
Recent work by Dr. Christopher Brierley suggests that tropical cyclones could have effects on climate that current models do not account for.
Death From Below At 4:53 PM on January 12, 2010, Port-au-Prince, the capital of Haiti, began to shake. Within minutes, much of the city had collapsed under the force of the tremors. The event eventually left over 110,000 people