seismology
Seismologists Cleared of Manslaughter
Seismologists Cleared of Manslaughter
Kerry Grens | Nov 11, 2014
Six Italian earthquake advisors, charged with manslaughter for not sounding the alarm on a 2009 temblor, had their convictions overturned.
<em>The Scientist</em> on The Pulse #4
The Scientist on The Pulse #4
Kerry Grens | Feb 3, 2014
This week, Kerry Grens talks about a new study predicting Midwest earthquakes in the future, a new species of river dolphin, and the biomechanics of flying snakes.
A Whale of a Problem
A Whale of a Problem
Lesley Evans Ogden | Jan 19, 2014
Researchers propose how the disruptive impacts of seafloor seismic surveys on marine mammals might be mitigated.
Cetacean Cacophony
Cetacean Cacophony
Chris Palmer | Sep 1, 2013
Seafloor seismometers record hundreds of thousands of fin whale calls, allowing marine geophysicists to track the elusive marine mammals.
Hearing Whales
Hearing Whales
Chris Palmer | Sep 1, 2013
A geophysicist stumbled on a way to track elusive fin whales with seismometers.
Italian Earthquake Researchers Jailed
Italian Earthquake Researchers Jailed
Bob Grant | Oct 23, 2012
Seven people, including four scientists, are sentenced to 6 years imprisonment for failing to adequately assess the earthquake risk prior to a deadly 2009 quake.
Italian scientists on shaky ground
Cristina Luiggi | Jun 3, 2011
Italian seismologists are accused of manslaughter after failing to predict an earthquake that killed 309 people near the Italian city of L'Aquila.