PubTalk 1/2013 — Exploring the Earth's Crust

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--Seismology Uncovers Hidden Secrets Beneath our Feet

By Walter Mooney, Geophysicist

 

  • During the past century, scientists have dissected the outer layer of our planet with bold scientific investigations revealing the deep properties of the Earth's crust
  • Scientific creativity has fostered innovation in field measurements from the Tibetan Plateau to the deep Pacific Ocean, and beyond
  • New insights are providing clues to processes that have been shaping the Earth during the past 4.5 billion years

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Image Dimensions: 200 x 150

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Length: 01:16:24

Location Taken: Menlo Park, CA, US

Transcript

Contact wmcesic@usgs.gov for transcript.