Latest News for: Geological surveys


BMC identifies 74 vulnerable landslide-prone areas

Hindustan Times 19 Apr 2024
After a massive landslide killed 151 people in the village of Malin in the Pune district in July 2017, the Geological Survey of India inspected landslide-prone areas and gave its recommendations, said an official from BMC’s disaster management cell.

UP professor Nemenzo on the South China Sea disputes

The Manila Times 19 Apr 2024
These geographic formations were ignored until 1968 when China's Ministry of Geology and Mineral Resources stumbled upon traces of petroleum and natural gas. The Chinese survey estimated the oil deposit at 17.7 billion tons.

6.3 magnitude earthquake hits western Japan, no tsunami warning issued

Sott 18 Apr 2024
... Geological Survey said, but there were no tsunami warnings or reports of damage.

Saudi Heritage Commission unveils new discovery in Umm Jirsan cave

Bahrain News Agency 18 Apr 2024
... of the Ministry of Culture with the participation of some archaeologists of the commission and in collaboration with King Saud University, the Max Planck Institute, and the Saudi Geological Survey.

Gazette Daily News Podcast: Thursday, April 18, 2024

The Gazette Cedar Rapids 18 Apr 2024
If approved, the program could consolidate office space for the Iowa Geological Survey, the Iowa Flood Center and IIHR’s engineering services group ... Basin, Hydraulic Annex 2 and Iowa Geological Survey.

Eric Hovde scorns dedicated older voters like my mother

Madison 18 Apr 2024
U.S ... As the Wisconsin State Journal's independent study showed, seniors in nursing homes voted in 2020 according to their historic patterns, not in 100% blocks ... Rubbish ... She worked for CUNA, the VA Hospital and United States Geological Survey ... .

What turned this Bergen County brook bright green? We found the answer 18 Apr 2024
Garfield Middle School attempts Guinness World Records challenge with 7,127 cereal boxes ... Amy Newman, ... "Dye tracing is a common method used for understanding groundwater movement," according to the Kentucky Geological Survey.

DEC offers trout fishing tips

The Saratogian 18 Apr 2024
Large spring storms can blow out trout streams by increasing the flows and turbidity, or the amount of sediment in the stream, so it’s good to get into the habit of checking US Geological Survey’s flow graphs before you head out ... 31 lbs ... 14, 2004 ... ....

Firms have high hopes for low-altitude biz

People Daily 18 Apr 2024
... of drones in a wide range of sectors, such as manned transportation, aerial tourism, aerial logistics, agriculture, geological surveying and mapping, public security and even disaster relief.

Removing harmful ‘forever chemicals’ from public water will cost billions – ways to filter water ...

St George News 18 Apr 2024
FEATURE (THE CONVERSATION) — Chemists invented PFAS in the 1930s to make life easier ... For illustrative purposes only ... George News ... George News ... The United States Geological Survey estimates that nearly half of all tap water is contaminated with PFAS.

Scientists clone TWO endangered animals using frozen genes from 1988: Process could save OTHER...

The Daily Mail 18 Apr 2024
Pictured. Noreen ... Pictured. Antonia ... READ MORE ... to be CLONED ... Advertisement ... According to the US Geological Survey , black-footed ferrets once thrived across mid-continent North America, from southern Canada to northern Mexico ... Wyoming. Read more ... U.S ... CNN. .

Saudi Arabia's Mining Boom: Expected Wealth to Top $2.5 Trillion

Kuna 17 Apr 2024
The Saudi Geological Survey came up with a national geological information program that seeks to provide geological information and maps of various scales, and conduct aerial and geochemical surveys ...

New geological map reveals secrets of Greenland's icy interior

Phys Dot Org 17 Apr 2024
Using a wealth of geophysical data, including seismic, gravity, magnetic, and topographic surveys, the researchers have meticulously delineated the boundaries of geological provinces across the island and, crucially, beneath the ice.

University of Iowa eyeing $40M hydraulics facility in Coralville

The Gazette Cedar Rapids 17 Apr 2024
Should the Board of Regents at its meeting next week give UI the nod to plan and build a new hydraulics facility, the program could consolidate office space for the Iowa Geological Survey, the Iowa Flood Center, and IIHR’s engineering services group.

Scientists have discovered a new theory about the origin of life on Earth

The Cleveland American 17 Apr 2024
In geologic networks, heat facilitates the formation of long chains of biopolymers. (US Geological Survey/AP). They discovered that heat flowing through these geological networks sorts and filters the molecules.