This week from AGU: Elegant landslides, hackable phones, and 3 research spotlights
New York's cold temperatures linked to destructive storms in Spain
In a new study, researchers analyzed over 100 years of data to show a link between severe cold spells in the northeastern United States and strong storms in western Europe.
The Landslide Blog
A recent earthquake generated landslides in Chile
A magnitude 6.1 earthquake occurred in the Atacama Desert on Monday. We know little about landslide activity during earthquakes in very arid conditions, so this is a technically interesting event.
Three new fascinating landslide videos
As Asia reels under extraordinary rainfall under strong monsoon conditions, three new, interesting landslide videos have appeared on YouTube. The first shows a rather elegant rockslide.
Augmented Reality Turns a Sandbox into a Geoscience Lesson
Superimposing responsive digital effects onto sand in a sandbox places educators, students, and policy makers in an augmented reality, offering a hands-on way to explore geoscience processes.
Research Spotlights A cluster of water seeps on Mars?
The discovery of dense concentrations of recurring flow-like features in two Valles Marineris chasms could aid in the search for life and influence future exploration of the Red Planet, according to a new study published in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets.
Your phone, tablet, and computer aren't safe from hackers
Cables and circuitry inside your gadgets' screens act as accidental antennae that broadcast screens' contents. A new study, published in the journal Radio Science, says these security risks should be fixed before hackers exploit it.
Volcanic Eruptions Stir an Already Complex Atmosphere
A new study of Earth's atmospheric response to major volcanic eruptions, published in Geophysical Research Letters, seeks to reconcile contradictions between observations and climate models.
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