The difference of a decimal for a tsunami

Off the coast of Chile a strong shallow earthquake triggered a tsunami. Warnings have been going out to Chile, Peru, Hawaii and New Zealand. The first estimation of the energy of the earthquake […]

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Rethinking the Common Reflection Surface Processing Tool

I worked with the seismic processing algorithm Common Reflection Surface for the past years. During this time I have come to the following conclusion: CRS has a marketing problem. I have worked with […]

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Become a scientist!

This beautiful shirt tells it how it is. Except maybe that rarely any invention is named after the one who found it anymore. Science needs you. Become a scientist! The benefits are clear: […]

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Exploring Challenger Deep

The Challenger Deep at the Marianna trench is the deepest point on earth measuring 10.91km. People used to think our oceans were pretty flat underneath the water and did measurements with a plumb. […]

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The True Size of Countries

The true size of countries changes our perception of the world. Maps have so many uses in modern society. Google Maps and the navigation included, where the main reason I got my first […]

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Have a good start in the week!

If you’re grumpy today, just enjoy this comic! If you have any clue, where to find more of these, let me know. My Google Fu didn’t help me find the original author.

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Progressing ash plume of Eyjafjallajökull

In May 2010 air transportation in Europe came to a halt, when Eyjafjallajökull on Iceland erupted. Now, two years after that eruption scientist have gathered and evaluated all kinds of data how the […]

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Seismic Processing – 7 proven tipps to make you a better processor

Seismic data processing is an art and a science. The open source software Seismic Unix has modules for over 20 migration routines, other packages do so as well. Before we get to choosing […]

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Volcano lightning in Chile

Volcanic plumes trigger some spectacular phenomena. In Chile, we see lightning within the ash plume. Mesmerizing footage really. Volcano lightning These flashes of lightning within an ash plume are somewhat common. Charged particles are transported […]

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Aran Islands, Ireland

The Aran Islands just off the coast of Ireland left geologists puzzled for a while now. On top of this cliff huge boulders are found. Up to now the only explanation for waves energetic […]

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