Earthquake “forecasting” may not only help to mitigate the catastrophic damages associated with earthquakes, but has the potential to save thousands of lives. For at least the last century scientists have struggled to develop an accurate prediction of earthquakes prior to their occurrence. Based on current research, we may be closer to accurate predictions than you think!
Some favorite (and popular!) songs containing lyrics which reference geologic processes and phenomena.
A section of the Appalachian Trail, running through Shenandoah National Park in Virginia, offers a rich and exciting geologic history…and one of the most dense populations of black bears in the world!