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This is the Lake of Death of Cameroon!

This is the Lake of Death of Cameroon!

News on Natural Disasters / Failures

People nearby the lake died!

August 1986. A terrifying noise breaks the silence of the night and immediately a poisonous gas cloud emerges…

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M6.9 near Nikolski, Alaska

M6.9 near Nikolski, Alaska

News on Natural Disasters / Failures

No tsunami alert

6.9 magnitude earthquake shook the Aleutian Islands in Alaska, USA, according to the United States Geological Survey (USGS).

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Dam Vaiont Failure

Dam Vaiont Failure

News on Natural Disasters / Failures

The worst failure in history with 2,600 dead people.

The failure of the dam Vaiont is a catastrophic event not due to structural failure of the arched double curvature…

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Amazing Underwater Lakes Beneath Santorini

Amazing Underwater Lakes Beneath Santorini

News on Research / Academia

’Kallisti Limnes’ discovered in Aegean Sea

Beneath the towering cliffs of the caldera between Oia and Imerovigli, there is an unexpected phenomenon. There are…

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Video: Mysterious Huge Hole In Siberia Turned Into Lake

Video: Mysterious Huge Hole In Siberia Turned Into Lake

News on Research / Academia

Russians examine thoroughly the matter, as this area has oil and gas deposits.

Huge hole full of water appeared a few days ago in the Siberian region, which has caused much…

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The July Issue of the Geoengineer.org Newsletter is out !

The July Issue of the Geoengineer.org Newsletter is out !

News on Publications

Geoengineer.org is excited to announce the July Issue#125 of its monthly Newsletter!

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The Cascadia Fault Line Rings Alarm Bells

The Cascadia Fault Line Rings Alarm Bells

News on Research / Academia

The Cascadia subduction zone will spell the worst natural disaster

More than 250,000 people in California, who live in coastal zones, are in danger due to flooding by…

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Volcanoes 250 Km Off Coast Of Sydney Accidentally Discovered

Volcanoes 250 Km Off Coast Of Sydney Accidentally Discovered

News on Research / Academia

We know little about the Earth

While scientists searching for lobster larvae during a research carried out, a cluster of four volcanoes approximately five…

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Autotriax 2: new product launched by Wykeham-Farrance!

Autotriax 2: new product launched by Wykeham-Farrance!

News on Products & Services

AUTOTRIAX2 is Wykeham Farrance's latest upgrade in laboratory testing equipment, with the capability to perform concurrently up to six fully…

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GSI Develops Digitised Database of Landslides

GSI Develops Digitised Database of Landslides

News on Research / Academia

Mapping landslides as a guide for the future

Many landslides and land subsidence have been recorded. Dozens of landslides have been fatal, and there were cases…

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Door to Hell in Turkmenistan

Door to Hell in Turkmenistan

News on Projects / Industry

A giant crater in the desert Karakum has been burning for 40 years

This so-called Derweze or "door to hell" is a giant crater in the desert Karakum, Turkmenistan, which was…

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