Erosion may trigger earthquakes: Study
Erosion may trigger earthquakes: Study

Surface processes such as erosion and sedimentation may trigger shallow earthquakes and favour the rupture of large deep quakes up to the surface, a new study has found.

German team to study Assam`s flood and erosion problem

A team of experts from the Friedrich-Schiller-Universitat (FSU) Jena in Germany will be visiting Assam from May 11 to study the recurring flood and erosion problem of the state, official sources said Monday.

Glaciers protect mountain peaks from erosion

A new study of Europe`s high Alps has shown that that glaciers shield summits from erosion, acting as a protective lid.

40% of Indian coast subjected to erosion

Around 40 percent of the Indian coast is subjected to erosion and development in high eroding stretches is prohibited, Environment and Forests Minister Jayanthi Natarajan said.

Erosion catching up with Caribbean reefs: Study

Many Caribbean coral reefs are either going into decline or being eroded, say researchers.

Over a thousand affected due to erosion by BrahmapUTRA

More than one thousand people in five villages, with two completely washed away, have been severely affected following unabated erosion by River Brahmaputra for the last few days in Assam`s Morigaon district.

Assam to reclaim land lost in erosion

The Assam government is launching a mega project to reclaim the land the state has lost over the years due to erosion.

Assam to reclaim land lost in erosion

The Assam government is launching a mega project to reclaim the land the state has lost over the years due to erosion.

‘Wind-rift’ erosion may have formed linear dunes on Moon

A new study has supported the theory of erosional origin of some linear dunes that are widespread on Earth and Saturn’s moon, Titan.

Glaciers help actively growing mountains become higher

A University of Arizona-led research team has found that glaciers can help actively growing mountains become higher by protecting them from erosion.

Yamuna erodes land in two villages in Sonepat

While water level in Yamuna reached
close to the danger mark, the river has started eroding land near two villages of the district and is already posing a threat to a few others, an official said.

Scientists first ever detailed documentation of tsunami erosion

A group of scientists working in the Kuril Islands off the east coast of Russia has documented for the first time the scope of tsunami-caused erosion and found that a wave can carry away far more sand and dirt than it deposits.

Vast farming projects eroding earth`s surface

Mammoth farming projects can erode the earth`s surface at rates comparable to those of the world`s largest rivers and glaciers.