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News about the Interior and Surface (Geosphere) of Earth

 03/11/11 Massive 9.0 Magnitude Earthquake and Tsunami Hit Japan

 08/18/10 Deadly Tonga Earthquake Revealed as Three Big Quakes

 08/11/10 Oldest Earth Mantle Reservoir Discovered

 08/02/10 Triggers of Volcanic Eruptions in Oregon's Mount Hood Investigated

 07/08/10 New Findings Indicate Sediment Composition Affected the Strength of Sumatran Earthquake

 05/13/10 Silver Tells a Story of Early Earth: Water Here Since Planet's Very Early Days

 04/22/10 Scientists Study "Glaciovolcanoes," Mountains of Fire and Ice

 04/08/10 Geologists Uncover Major Ancient Human Ancestor in South Africa

 03/04/10 Revisiting Chicxulub

 03/04/10 Scientists Find Signs of “Snowball Earth” Amidst Early Animal Evolution

 02/27/10 Massive Earthquake Shakes Chile

 01/25/10 Scientists Return to Haiti to Assess Possibility of Another Major Quake

 01/21/10 New Earthquake Information Unearthed by San Andreas Fault Studies

 01/13/10 Haiti Earthquake January 2010

 12/16/09 It’s Not Your Fault – A Typical Fault, Geologically Speaking, That Is

 12/03/09 Scientists Locate Deep Origins of "Hawaiian Hotspot"

 10/20/09 Changing the Mississippi River Could Lead to New Land near New Orleans

 09/28/09 Living, Meandering River Constructed

 06/11/09 Global Warming Can Impact Monsoons and Lower Crop Production

 05/27/09 Arctic Tundra May Contribute to Warmer World

 05/18/09 How Solid is Concrete's Carbon Footprint?

 04/29/09 Glacial Advances

 04/27/09 New Blow for Dinosaur-Killing Asteroid Theory

 04/07/09 Scientists Learn About Lightning Inside a Volcanic Plume

 03/25/09 Tornado-like Rotation is Key to Understanding Volcanic Plumes

 03/18/09 Earth's Crust Melts Easier Than Thought

 03/02/09 Geologic Findings Undermine Theories of Permian Mass Extinction Timing

 02/24/09 U.S.-led, International Research Team Confirms Alps-like Mountain Range Exists under East Antarctic Ice Sheet

 02/23/09 Scientists to Investigate Role of Equatorial Pacific Ocean in Global Climate System

 02/04/09 Prehistoric Fossil Snake is Largest on Record

 02/03/09 Early Whales Gave Birth on Land

 01/07/09 Microscopic Fossils Offer Big Clues to Earth's Climate

 11/24/08 Unlocking Climate Mysteries and Engaging Students from Harlem to Antarctica

 11/09/08 Storms Shaped the Himalayan Mountains

 10/15/08 Details of Evolutionary Transition from Fish to Land Animals Revealed

 10/03/08 Gas From the Past Gives Scientists New Insights into Climate and the Oceans

 10/02/08 Paleozoic "Sediment Curve" Provides New Tool for Tracking Sea-floor Sediment Movements

 09/26/08 Scientists Discover the Oldest Known Rock on Earth

 09/17/08 From Sugar to Gasoline

 07/31/08 Cold and Ice, and Heat, Episodically Gripped Tropical Regions 300 Million Years Ago

 07/22/08 Scientists Test System to Forecast Flash Floods along Colorado's Front Range

 07/17/08 Newly-Found Rock May Prove Antarctica and North America Were Connected

 07/03/08 How Many Species Have There Been on Earth?

 06/17/08 The Mystery of Mass Extinction is No Longer Murky

 06/05/08 Study of Glacial Earthquakes Shakes Up Idea of How Ice Streams Move

 05/28/08 Rock Eating Bacteria Found at the Bottom of the Sea

 04/24/08 Injecting Sulfate Particles into Stratosphere Could Have Drastic Impact on Earth's Ozone Layer

 02/18/08 Giant Fossil Frog Found in Madagascar

 12/04/07 Did Life First Form in a Mica Sandwich at the Bottom of an Ancient Sea?

 02/01/07 IPCC 4th Assessment Report Summary Due

 02/16/05 The Kyoto Protocol Is in Effect! Around the World, 141 Countries Are Taking the First Steps to Decrease Greenhouse Gasses!

 01/05/05 Earthquake in the Indian Ocean Causes a Massive Tsunami

 10/05/04 Mount St. Helens Is Waking Up!

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