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Laser from a Plane Discovers Roman Goldmines in Spain

2 days ago − FECYT - Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology
Las Médulas in León is considered to be the largest opencast goldmine of the Roman Empire, but the search for this metal extended many kilometres further south-east to the Erica river valley. Thanks to a Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) laser system attached to an aircraft, the ancient mining works of the area and the complex hydraulics system used by the Romans in the 1st century BC to extract…
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• China's New 'Great Wall' Not So Great − 2 days ago
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• Mediterranean Meteorological Tide Has Increased by over a Millimetre a Year Since 1989 − 2 days ago
• When Shareholders Exacerbate Their Own Banks' Crisis − 2 days ago
• Livermore Scientists Show Salinity Counts When It Comes to Sea Level − 2 days ago
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People
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Soil
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Aspen
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Forest
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Sea
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River
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Roman
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Pacific
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Warmest Oceans Ever Recorded
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Extreme Weather in the Arctic Problematic for People, Wildlife
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Myers
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Jurassic Climate of Large Swath of Western US Was More Complex Than Previously Known
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Climate Change
Livermore Scientists Show Salinity Counts When It Comes to Sea Level

2 days ago − Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
LIVERMORE, California -- Using ocean observations and a large suite of climate models, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory scientists have found that long-term salinity changes have a stronger influence on regional sea level changes than previously thought. …
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Hurricane, Toropical Cyclone

NASA Sees the Southern Indian Ocean Cyclone Season Awaken


5 days ago − NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
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El Niño, La Niña

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Earthquake

Caltech Geologists Discover Ancient Buried Canyon in South Tibet


2 days ago − California Institute of Technology
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Volcano

This Week from AGU: Volcano Hazards And the Role of Westerly Wind Bursts in El Niño


11 days ago − American Geophysical Union
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Tsunami

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1 months ago − American Geophysical Union
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Ecology

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2 days ago − University of Cambridge
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Geology, Earth Science

Prehistoric Landslide Discovery Rivals Largest Known on Surface of Earth


3 days ago − Kent State University
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Meteorology

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