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2017, Great Big Story
Ingo Sonder and Andrew Harp are two guys in upstate New York who make incredibly dangerous and risky explosions. Don't worry! It's for science. They're researchers at the University of Buffalo's Center or Geohazards Studies, and their work focuses on large-scale disasters like...
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2017, United States Geological Survey (USGS)
The video briefly recounts the eruptive history of Halema'uma'u and describes the formation and continued growth of the current summit vent and lava lake. It features USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory scientists sharing their insights on the summit eruption -- how they monitor the lava...
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2016, University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences
Learn about Michelle’s education and path to a geoscience career. Michelle started her education at a community college, transferred to a 4-year college to complete a BS in chemistry, and went on to complete an MS degree in Earth and Environmental Sciences from UIC.  She is an environmental chemist...
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2016, University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences
Learn about Lionel's education and path to a geoscience career. Lionel received his BS and MS degrees from UIC in Earth and Environmental Sciences.  He is an expert at using the gas chromatography mass spectrometer (GCMS) for analysis of organic compounds and currently works at Stat Analysis...
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2018, UNAVCO, Inc.
What caused the April 25, 2015 Nepal earthquake?  Check out this video from IRIS (Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology) to learn more.  Be sure to look for the GPS data provided by UNAVCO!
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2017, National Geographic
From the Ashes captures Americans in communities across the country as they wrestle with the legacy of the coal industry and what its future should be in the current political climate. From Appalachia to the West’s Powder River Basin, the film goes beyond the rhetoric of the “war on coal” to...
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2017, National Geographic
What are coral reefs? Coral can be found in tropical ocean waters around the world. But how much do you know about reefs and the tiny animals—polyps—that build them? Learn all about coral and why warming waters threaten the future of the reef ecosystem.
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2017, National Geographic
There are many benefits to using renewable energy resources, but what is it exactly? From solar to wind, find out more about alternative energy, the fastest-growing source of energy in the world—and how we can use it to combat climate change.
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2016, National Geographic
"Plate tectonics have shuffled the earth's landmasses around -- and continue to do so. What is continental drift? Anyone who's ever experienced an earthquake or seen a volcano knows that the phrase """"solid ground"""" doesn't always apply...
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PBS Eons
"Join hosts Hank Green, Kallie Moore, and Blake de Pastino as they take you on a journey through the history of life on Earth. from the dawn of life in the Archaean Eon through the Mesozoic Era -- the so-called """"Age of Dinosaurs"""" -- right up to the...
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