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Chandrayan helps NASA detect water on Moon

Using data collected by India's Chandrayan mission, NASA has detected magmatic water locked under the surface of the Moon. The findings represent the first remote detection of this form of water......

Prehistoric 'lost continent' found in the Indian Ocean

Scientists claim to have discovered remains of a lost ancient continent between India and Madagascar, found buried under huge masses of lava. The continent fragment known as Mauritia detached about......

Why global sea levels are rising alarmingly

Powerful ocean currents beneath West Antarctica's Pine Island Glacier Ice Shelf are eroding the ice from below, speeding the melting of the glacier as a whole, a new study has found.According to......

Bay of Bengal faces threat of devastating Tsunami

Millions of people living around the northern Bay of Bengal face the threat of a giant tsunami as devastating as the one in 2004, an Australian scientist has claimed.There has been concern about......

'Citizens should be sensitised to disaster'

Dr Irwin Itzkovitch, assistant deputy minister of natural resources Canada (NRCan) was in Chennai last month as the head a delegation of senior representatives of NRCan, academia and Canadian......

ConocoPhillips in talks to pick stake in ONGC blocks

US-based ConocoPhillips is in talks with state-run Oil and Natural Gas Corporation to pick stake in more than one of its ultra-deep-water blocks. A senior executive from ONGC said ConocoPhillips,......

Black carbon contributes to global warming

A researcher has found that black carbon that emanates from diesel engine exhaust and cooking fires contributes towards global warming.Increasing the ratio of black carbon to sulphate in the......

Rajasthan fields can produce 37% more oil: Cairn

Cairn India can produce up to 2,40,000 barrels per day from its prolific Rajasthan fields, equivalent to output from the nation's largest oilfield of Mumbai High, the company has informed the......

Diamond deposits likely in Orissa, Karnataka

The explorations by the world's biggest diamond producer De Beers and the country's largest iron ore miner NMDC have found traces of kimberlite and lamproite in Orissa, Andhra Pradesh and......

2 Canadian firms may bid jointly for NELP VI

Canadian oil majors Canoro Resources and Brownstone Ventures are planning to join hands for the sixth round of oil and gas block bids, under new exploration and licensing policy. Canoro will sell......

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Q. Why is there an increasing need of geologist? Do you know of any geological hazards ?
:  A. Geosciences address all issues related to the earth, ocean and atmosphere. They are fundamental as all energy resources and raw materials come from...... more

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Q. Who is a geologist? What is geoscience all about?What areas of study are covered under ti?
Adnan Jariwala:  A. Geology is the science and study of the solid and liquid matter that constitutes the Earth. The field of geology encompasses the study of the...... more

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Groundwater may help predict earthquakes

Comment · print · T T T+· T- TOPICS Scientists searching for a way to predict earthquakes have uncovered the most promising lead yet,... ...

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CO2 emissions set to reach record high in 2014

London, Sep 22 Ahead of the New York Climate Summit, researchers have revealed that carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, the main contributor to... ...

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China's now world's largest carbon emitter, emissions more than US, EU combined

World carbon dioxide emissions will hit a record high this year, driven by China's growth and keeping the world far off track from the deep cuts... ...

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China surpasses Europe on per-capita pollution, pushing CO2 to record

If pollution continues at the current rate, the limit for carbon will be reached in 30 years, scientists at two British universities concluded in a... ...

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China, US, India Push World Carbon Emissions Up

Spurred chiefly by China, the United States and India, the world spewed far more carbon pollution into the air last year than ever before,... ...

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