Whale Song Echoes Help Scientists Map the Ocean Floor
Whale Song Echoes Help Scientists Map the Ocean Floor
By analyzing how fin whale calls bounce off the seafloor, scientists can recreate ocean crust layers.
Whale Song Echoes Help Scientists Map the Ocean Floor
Whale Song Echoes Help Scientists Map the Ocean Floor

By analyzing how fin whale calls bounce off the seafloor, scientists can recreate ocean crust layers.

By analyzing how fin whale calls bounce off the seafloor, scientists can recreate ocean crust layers.

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 2, 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 | Aug 31, 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 22, 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.