This week from AGU: Magma ocean, Underwater waves, & 5 new research papers


Rotation an important factor in Earth's evolution

Earth's rotation, previously assumed to be unimportant in the evolution of a magma ocean, is a necessary consideration when investigating questions about Earth's history, according to a new study published in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth.

Breaking internal tides keep the ocean in balance

By studying how underwater waves strike the continental slope off Tasmania, researchers seek to uncover the mechanisms that keep the circulation of the global ocean in balance.

New research papers

Urban climate modifications in hot-desert cities: The role of land-cover, local climate and seasonality, Geophysical Research Letters

Spatially coherent trends of annual maximum daily precipitation in the United States, Geophysical Research Letters

Evidence for long-lived subduction of an ancient tectonic plate beneath the southern Indian Ocean, Geophysical Research Letters

Observation and simulation of lake-air heat and water transfer processes in a high-altitude shallow lake on the Tibetan Plateau, Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres

Permeability and pressure measurements in Lesser Antilles submarine slides: Evidence for pressure-driven slow-slip failure, Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth

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