For 300 million years faults showed no activity, and then wastewater injections from oil and gas wells came along. Study authors took a different approach in the new work — they hunted for deformed faults below Texas.
The Washington Post covered the landmark earthquake research of a team of SMU geophysicists led by SMU Associate Professor Beatrice Magnani in the SMU Department of Earth Sciences.
Study by Beatrice Magnani, USGS and other SMU scientists shows recent seismicity in Fort Worth Basin occurred on faults not active for 300 million years.
Commerce Department selects scientific team to conduct independent abundance estimate of red snapper in Gulf of Mexico
An expert team of university and government scientists will determine the abundance of red snapper in the U.S. waters of the Gulf of Mexico, as availability of the fish is vital to the region's economy.
The modern link between high carbon levels and climate change didn’t appear to hold true for a time interval about 25 million years ago; but now a new study using a different methodology has found the link does indeed exist.
The CW33 TV interviewed SMU physics professor Jodi Cooley about the capers afoot in celebration of International Dark Matter Day.
SMU Dark Matter Day celebration culminates in a dark matter rock hunt on Halloween
Australian Geographic has covered the research of SMU paleobotanist Bonnie F. Jacobs, a professor in SMU's Roy M. Huffington Department of Earth Sciences.
Working with a global team of researchers, SMU paleobotanist Bonnie Jacobs and colleagues have cracked the mystery of leaf size.