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How to predict caldera collapses

The collapse of a caldera (a large crater that forms shortly after the emptying of a magma chamber/reservoir in a volcanic eruption) is a rare phenomenon. Although only seven have been reported in the last 100 years, these events can…
13th July 2019
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Explaining geomagnetic jerks

To shed more light on geomagnetic jerks, which are unpredictable events that abruptly accelerate the evolution of the Earth's magnetic field, Julien Aubert from l'Institut de physique du globe de Paris (CNRS/IPGP/IGN/Université de Paris) together with a colleague from the…
23rd April 2019