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Neo
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  • Playa del Rey, Los Angeles, CA, United States
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Are Richter-magnitude 10 earthquakes possible?

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How can we determine the size and composition of Earth's inner core?

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Could the Earth's core lose its heat?

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Why do snowflakes form into hexagonal structures?

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Can mining trigger earthquakes?

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Is earthquake prediction possible?

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Where can obsidian be found?

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Why won't Yellowstone explode?

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How do I derive the formula for lithostatic (overburden) pressure?

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How are subsurface wave speeds determined without subsurface sensors?

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What causes a volcano?

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Why is the inside of the Earth so hot?

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Placement of crustal thickness estimation from 1D inversion of surface wave dispersion curves

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How can I improve the numerical stability of a coastal hydrodynamic model?

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Successful Earthquake predictions

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What do the derivative or the integral of amplitude of a seismogram mean?

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How long does it take for the ocean conveyor to circulate?

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How is the mass of the Earth determined?

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Why is there a line of volcanoes along the northwest coast of North America?

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How does one measure what causes earthquakes?

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How accurately can explosions be triangulated from the IRIS seismogram data?

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When a tectonic plate subducts, does any of the subducted material melt, or is it just the mantle above the subducted slab that melts?

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Do seismic travel times from one location to another differ based on factors other than distance?

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What are the ramifications to life on Earth when the Earth's magnetic poles switch?

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Simulating the earths crust

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Is there an earth science discipline, or subdiscipline, that only studies magma or lava?

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Why does Earth's outer-core rotate in the opposite direction to the inner-core?

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Is the majority of Earth not unique?

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Why does seismic activity shed light on the inner core rigidity?

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How to distinguish P, S, Love, and Rayleigh waves in a seismogram?