Tag: geophysics

40 Are Richter-magnitude 10 earthquakes possible? 2014-05-10T20:40:19.640

39 Why is the pond in my backyard not frozen when it is -15 °C (5 °F) outside? 2016-01-10T15:29:57.030

36 Why is Earth's inner core solid? 2014-04-24T16:03:30.313

35 Similarities between grand circulation solvers and mantle convection solvers 2014-04-15T21:55:50.173

35 How is the mass of the Earth determined? 2014-04-16T05:12:33.473

32 How can we determine the size and composition of Earth's inner core? 2014-04-24T02:10:03.133

27 Why is Earth's outer-core liquid? 2014-04-24T16:42:16.060

27 Is earthquake prediction possible? 2014-05-11T03:14:19.903

25 Where on Earth is the magnetic field intensity stronger? 2018-04-10T20:27:53.710

23 Natural nuclear explosions 2014-06-20T06:26:25.517

22 How to distinguish P, S, Love, and Rayleigh waves in a seismogram? 2014-04-19T05:35:02.087

22 Estimating the permeability tensor of an oil field by remote sensing 2014-04-19T16:40:12.477

22 Could earth's core lose its heat? 2014-04-22T16:36:55.093

22 What properties must a rocky body possess in order to exhibit plate tectonics? 2014-05-24T01:52:01.580

21 What are some of the strongest theories against the existence of mantle plumes? 2014-04-17T05:37:54.567

19 Why Earth's magnetic poles are (and were) in their positions? 2014-04-16T11:40:00.700

19 Can large (and wet) storms really trigger large magnitude Earthquakes? 2014-04-25T16:51:32.157

19 What causes intra-plate faults, such as the New Madrid fault? 2014-05-01T12:43:44.123

19 What would a replacement for SEGY look like? 2014-05-01T20:06:58.940

19 How do seismologists locate the epicenter and focus of an earthquake? 2014-05-02T18:01:44.627

19 Can the overuse of geothermal energy become an environmental concern? 2014-07-31T02:31:58.643

19 To what accuracy and precision do we know the volume of the Earth? 2014-10-15T21:36:08.197

19 What fraction of dry land is below sea level? 2014-12-11T15:36:04.707

18 Why Vp/Vs and not Vs/Vp? 2015-02-04T19:52:14.293

17 Will the Earth ever stop rotating? 2014-04-16T23:44:26.113

17 Are there any techniques for imaging the deep Earth besides seismic waves? 2014-05-13T23:50:52.007

17 What geophysical events can (temporarily) increase the Earth's rate of rotation? 2014-05-25T00:06:53.493

17 Why does sea level correspond to boundary between oceanic and continental crust? 2015-04-09T15:48:53.413

16 Did the impact event that caused the Chicxulub-Crater definitively and single-handedly cause the Cretaceous-Paleogene extinction? 2014-04-19T23:58:47.640

16 Why is there Uranium in Earth's Crust? 2014-07-28T09:17:05.617

16 Why won't Yellowstone explode? 2014-08-19T18:09:42.057

16 Why are minerals found in "large" quantities and not scattered throughout the earth as individual atoms? 2014-11-12T16:15:24.703

16 At what point does plate tectonics stop? 2014-11-19T06:57:48.880

16 What would be the first thing which will render the Earth uninhabitable? 2015-01-15T20:33:03.987

16 How to quickly or easily prove the world is spherical? 2015-12-10T17:20:35.937

15 Why is the inside of the Earth so hot? 2014-04-16T05:48:08.913

15 What causes the Earth to have magnetic poles? 2014-04-16T06:15:52.470

15 How much heat is transported from the interior to the surface in the form of hydration enthalpy? 2014-04-23T11:00:20.747

15 When a tectonic plate subducts, does any of the subducted material melt, or is it just the mantle above the subducted slab that melts? 2014-05-22T12:57:14.247

15 What does it mean when the depth of earthquakes get near the surface over a period of time? 2014-06-09T14:08:54.543

15 Can impact events cause widespread volcanic activity on the other side of the planet? 2014-12-18T20:03:14.547

15 What is this strange feature on Mars in Valles Marineris 2015-01-27T17:16:23.320

14 How does geothermal heating work? 2014-04-16T06:35:28.227

14 How are subsurface wave speeds determined without subsurface sensors? 2014-04-19T04:24:42.780

14 Why is a seismogram interpreted as a convolution? 2014-04-19T06:03:15.510

14 Does volcanic activity fluctuate? 2014-05-07T18:47:09.017

14 What are the ground motion prediction equations for 3-D ruptures? 2014-06-15T17:49:34.600

14 Interpretation of a seismogram (three components) 2014-08-31T14:28:02.717

14 How are Earth's rotational changes due to large earthquakes calculated? 2014-10-04T07:16:33.247

14 How are Richter magnitudes of past earthquakes estimated? 2014-12-07T22:20:14.690

14 Is Iceland an example of a hot-spot overlying a mantle plume? 2015-04-13T18:46:03.097

14 Where is the calmest place on Earth? 2018-02-25T21:58:57.293

13 Why is there a line of volcanoes along the northwest coast of North America? 2014-04-16T15:11:02.377

13 Phase changes deep in planetary interiors and their implications for surface tectonics 2014-04-22T01:27:38.030

13 How do you calculate the depth of penetration in a Schlumberger array? 2014-09-15T18:12:15.847

13 Successful Earthquake predictions 2014-10-29T18:45:41.913

13 Has an entire plate ever subducted? 2014-11-19T18:26:02.497

13 The relation between the magnitude and duration of earthquake 2015-05-18T05:28:18.833

13 What's the distance between the center of mass and geometrical center of Earth (CM-CF offset)? 2016-03-13T13:56:25.637

13 How is known that the Earth core is solid? 2016-05-23T03:59:34.260

13 Are there water molecules in the oceans which will almost never fall down as rain? 2016-06-08T10:18:08.807

12 How do mantle plumes travel from the core of Earth to the crust? 2014-04-20T02:54:15.613

12 Do normal modes of oscillation cause permanent deformation? 2014-04-27T20:14:00.283

12 Do seismic travel times from one location to another differ based on factors other than distance? 2014-05-04T05:18:28.903

12 Why is colored seismic inversion called 'colored'? 2014-05-21T10:36:30.763

12 P wave to S wave conversion 2014-06-16T04:49:27.913

12 Probability distribution of fault throw displacement and height limiting mechanisms 2014-06-18T09:52:11.050

12 Epicenter location of the 900-930 A.D.,7.4 Magnitude Seattle Earthquake? 2014-08-14T20:48:49.787

12 Is the cause of Old Faithful's bimodal distribution for eruption times straightforward? 2014-08-21T06:15:39.133

12 How much silicon is in the Earth's core, and how did it get there? 2014-10-17T19:08:35.517

12 Temporal Resolution of Seismic data 2014-10-24T10:33:38.730

12 converting SU file to ASCII format in seismic unix using OpenSeaSeis 2014-11-16T17:02:35.127

12 Why does seismic activity shed light on the inner core rigidity? 2014-11-20T14:08:06.537

12 What are the non-anthropogenic causes of The Netherlands' low elevation? 2014-12-17T10:09:22.917

12 What geophysical knowledge have we learned by the construction of IceCube? 2015-01-09T21:13:20.733

12 When will the Final Ice Age happen? 2015-02-14T23:47:07.140

12 Should one extract wavelet from seismic or well log for the generation of synthetic traces? 2015-05-12T08:24:35.507

11 Why is the Yellowstone National Park unique for its geysers? 2014-04-16T17:47:01.283

11 How do we determine subsurface composition? 2014-04-19T06:24:13.340

11 Is the epicenter always directly above the hypocenter? 2014-06-09T14:52:16.537

11 How do I derive the formula for lithostatic (overburden) pressure? 2014-06-10T09:26:19.287

11 Relation between fault rupture aspect ratio and slip rate? 2014-07-11T15:42:41.720

11 How long did it take for Earth's magnetic field to first appear? 2014-08-05T17:23:08.533

11 Generic pedo-transfer functions to compute field capacity and wilting point from sand/silt/clay? 2014-08-18T18:48:53.317

11 What efforts have been made to separate the microseismic events related to wind-related ocean waves from the components of volcanic origin? 2014-09-15T09:00:12.233

11 How accurately can explosions be triangulated from the IRIS seismogram data? 2014-10-07T14:29:06.737

11 What do the derivative or the integral of amplitude of a seismogram mean? 2014-12-19T01:36:02.987

11 Why is there a bend in the Lomonosov Ridge? 2015-01-29T10:30:59.113

11 Are there any other earthquake magnitude scales other than Richter's? 2015-04-21T07:37:34.483

11 What ice phenomenon are we seeing in this video? 2015-05-13T05:17:36.087

11 Why is continental crust less dense than oceanic? 2015-06-03T15:20:06.283

11 Discrete Slant Stack on seismic data 2015-07-09T02:23:34.257

11 Mechanism for Pluto's young surface 2015-09-07T04:46:02.243

11 Why is the South Pole colder than the North Pole? 2016-02-19T10:18:49.133

11 Carbonate reef not horizontal in seismic section? 2016-04-20T00:33:31.120

10 What is the difference between a geologist and a geophysicist? 2014-04-17T09:13:14.730

10 Equatorial bulge and tectonic plates 2014-04-19T11:48:11.437

10 Why does Earth's outer-core rotate in the opposite direction to the inner-core? 2014-04-22T00:57:11.700

10 How far from basalt bedrock can magnetometic survey find archaeological features? 2014-04-25T20:44:17.910