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Blog Posts Tagged "earthquakes"
Submitted by Educator Ideas on Wed, 12/22/2010 - 14:40
One of our main research objectives for drilling the Louisville seamount trail is to try to better understand what is happening in the mantle underneath it. Volcanoes and earthquakes are our most dramatic reminders that the inside of the Earth is not a static ball of rock: there is a fluid mantle that is causing the seemingly solid crust beneath us to move and change.
Submitted by Jeff Ryan on Fri, 08/08/2014 - 19:46
So, why am I, a seriously land-loving geologist on this ship? Because I have spent my career examining rocks and processes associated with subduction.