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Ocean-drilling expedition cites new evidence related to origin and evolution of quakes

August 18th, 2009 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 18 (ANI): An ocean-drilling expedition in Japan has come across new evidence related to the origin and evolution of earthquakes.The expedition is being conducted as part of the Nankai Trough ... Read more...

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First riser-drilling operations in earthquake zone off Japan successfully completed

July 31st, 2009 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 31 (ANI): The deep-sea drilling vessel CHIKYU, for the first time in the history of scientific ocean drilling, successfully conducted riser-drilling operations to drill down to a depth of 1,603.7 ... Read more...

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Deep-water drilling identifying strains and slips in major earthquake fault

February 16th, 2009 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 16 (ANI): An international project is using cutting-edge deep-water drilling technology to identify strains and slips in the Nankai Trough, a major earthquake fault off the coast of Japan.Known ... Read more...

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Scientists complete first drill into earthquake-generating region near Japan

April 22nd, 2008 - 2:04 pm ICT by admin
London, April 22 (ANI): Scientists have completed the first stage of a plan to drill down into an earthquake-generating region near Japan, with the project seeing holes bored 1.4km into the ... Read more...

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Driling vessel completes first mission in Japan’s underwater earthquake zone

November 20th, 2007 - 6:21 pm ICT by admin
London, Nov 20 (ANI): Reports indicate that Chikyu, the world's largest research drilling vessel, has successfully completed its first mission of finishing the initial 8 week leg of the its research programme ... Read more...

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New study might determine explanation for Tsunami prone zones

November 16th, 2007 - 4:23 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 16 (ANI): A new research by geoscientists would help to assess why particular regions of the world are more prone to giant tsunamis than others. Using 3D seismic data collected ... Read more...

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