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18 September 2019

New study suggests gigantic masses in Earth’s mantle untouched for more than 4 billion years

Ancient, distinct, continent-sized regions of rocks, isolated since before the collision that created the Moon 4.5 billion years ago, exist hundreds of miles below the Earth’s crust, offering a window into the building blocks of our planet, according to new research.


27 April 2018

Shaking table tests of the Newmark displacement method for earthquake induced landslides

In a new paper just published in Landslides, Li et al. (2018) use a shaking table model to show that the Newmark displacement method overestimates the critical acceleration value for earthquake induced landslides