Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences

Seismologist Germán Prieto is interested in the use of seismic records to understand earthquake sources, the interior of the Earth, and how each affects the ground motions that we feel on the Earth's surface more

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New SMAP Satellite Makes Measuring Soil Moisture a Snap: Read an interview with Dara Entekhabi, team leader for NASA’s Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) satellite mission, scheduled to launch January 29, 2015, which will use microwave instruments to measure the water content of the planet’s soil. Read More

54 @ 50: Happy Birthday to the Green Building. This mid-century architectural icon of the MIT campus and EAPS home-base turns 50 years old this month but did you know ... Read More

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Important Dates and Events:

2014 Houghton Lecture Series, Gabriel Vecchi, GFL | Oct 15/22/29 | 10:00 am | 54-915 more

Planets & Life: PANEL: The Next Great Mass Extinction with Daniel Rothman (MIT), Andrew H. Knoll (Harvard), Hillary Young (UCSB), and Anthony Barnosky (Berkeley) | Oct 20 | 4:30 - 6:00 | MIT Museum more

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