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  • sea-103517_1920-507px2 Sunken continent beneath the tropical island Mauritius Feb. 1, 2017 09:36 AM

    Mauritius is best known as a tropical holiday paradise island in the Indian Ocean, but for an Earth Science research team led by Professor Trond H. Torsvik it is piece of a geological puzzle. Now they have found a new fragment of an ancient continental crust beneath the young, but inactive volcanoes on the island.

  • earth-quakes-3 Italian earthquakes and risk management Dec. 15, 2016 03:01 PM

    Several interested members of the public and researchers working with natural hazards and earthquakes were in the audience on 13. December to follow the seminar on Risk and management of earthquakes. CEED-professor Torgeir B. Andersen gave a lecture about why Italy are affected by a large number of earthquakes and discussed several aspects concerning the geology of earthquakes.