Never-Before-Seen Fossils From Angola Bring a Strange Yet Familiar Ocean Into View The Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History will open a new exhibition Nov. 9, 2018 revealing how millions of years ago, large-scale natural forces created the conditions for real-life sea monsters to thrive in the South Atlantic Ocean basin shortly after it formed. [...]
WFAA-TV Channel 8's Verify covered the research of SMU geophysicists Zhong Lu and Jin-Woo Kim.
The Guardian and other news outlets covered the West Texas sinkhole and ground movement research of SMU geophysicists.
Decades of oil production activity have destabilized an area about 4,000 square miles.
The Dallas Morning News: Earthquakes at DFW Airport continued for years after oil and gas wastewater well was shut
DMN: Earthquakes at DFW Airport continued for years after oil and gas wastewater well was shut
SMU study finds earthquakes continue for years after gas field wastewater injection stops
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.
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.
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.