January 2013: Most Popular
February 3, 2013 | Geology.com News
Giant Squid in the North Pacific
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Why Lava Has a Red Glow
Falling Water Levels in the Great Lakes
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Pacific Ocean Temperatures Influence Tornado Activity
October 19, 2013 | University of Missouri
"Meteorologists often use information about warm and cold fronts to determine whether a tornado will occur in a particular area. Now, a University of Missouri researcher has found that the temperature of the Pacific Ocean could help scientists predict the type and location of tornado activity in the U.S." Quoted from the University of Missouri press release.
The Garbage Patch Misconceptions
June 13, 2013 | NOAA
"The "Great Pacific Garbage Patch"—a purported island of trash twice the size of Texas floating in the Pacific Ocean—receives a lot of media attention. [...] However, based on research we know that the name "garbage patch" is misleading and that there is no island of trash forming in the middle of the ocean." Quoted from the NOAA Office of Response and Restoration article.