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Science and Society
29 December 2022

Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai’s blast felt ‘round the world

On Jan. 15, 2022, one of the past century’s most violent eruptions occurred, providing scientists the opportunity to explore aspects of relatively rare, but terribly violent, volcanic blasts that occur under the ocean.

Announcements
8 November 2022

Reception at AGU Fall Meeting 2022

Save the date for the EarthScope reception at AGU!

Science and Society
24 October 2022

Clocking a speeding glacier reveals the fate of a disappearing lake

The metaphor of a “slippery slope” is often invoked for things that might quickly get out of control, but in glaciology these words can be applied more literally. In a warming world, we want to know how quickly ice sheets can melt and raise sea level.

Science and Society
11 October 2022

Scientists spy salty groundwater system beneath Antarctic ice stream

Antarctica’s ice sheets are on the move, with the solid ice flowing toward the surrounding oceans. This exodus toward the coasts, explains Paul Winberry, a seismologist at Central Washington University, is enabled by fast moving ice streams—regions where liquid water located at the interface between the ice and underlying subsurface facilitates an ice sheet’s seaward slide.

Announcements
12 September 2022

2022 Board of Directors election results

The results of 2023 EarthScope Consortium Board of Directors election are in. Thanks to all the amazing people who stepped up to run this year.