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Exhaling Earth: scientists closer to forecasting volcanic eruptions

Exhaling Earth: scientists closer to forecasting volcanic eruptions

October 06, 2016 — On average, 40 volcanoes on land erupt into the atmosphere each month, while scores of others on the seafloor erupt into the ocean. A new time-lapse animation uniting volcanoes, earthquakes, and gaseous emissions reveals unforgettably the large, rigid...

TEM-XRD facilities helping researchers across the state answer big questions

TEM-XRD facilities helping researchers across the state answer big questions

September 19, 2016 — Deep inside the basement of Northrop Hall, in The University of New Mexico’s Department of Earth and Planetary Science, sits a high-tech center attracting scientists to UNM from all across the state. The instruments housed there are helping researchers answer questions and gain knowledge about structures invisible to the naked eye.

Scientists inch closer to predicting phreatic volcanic eruptions

Scientists inch closer to predicting phreatic volcanic eruptions

April 22, 2016 — Throughout the centuries, volcanic eruptions have claimed hundreds of thousands of lives due in part to the lack of accurate signs indicating imminent eruptions. One type of a volcanic eruption, a phreatic eruption, which involves external water, is ...

Asmerom named Geochemical Fellow

Asmerom named Geochemical Fellow

March 28, 2016 — When Yemane Asmerom came to The University of New Mexico more than 20 years ago, he had a dream to build a state-of-the-art laboratory that would conduct world class research second to none. With the help of many...

UNM-CSI features world class stable isotope research

UNM-CSI features world class stable isotope research

March 07, 2016 — It started with a vision – a vision to build a world class research-focused laboratory to support stable isotope research while providing hands on graduate and undergraduate instruction that also encourages a cross-disciplinary exchange of ideas and...

Fischer studies volcanic gases in remote areas of world

Fischer studies volcanic gases in remote areas of world

February 11, 2016 — Researchers will often go to the ends of the Earth in search of answers to the mysteries of science. Forming the Aleutian Arc in the Northern Pacific Ocean, approximately 3,400 miles from Albuquerque and the University of New Mexico, the Aleutian Islands...

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