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12 Jan 2017
An Earth Observatory of Singapore study published in Nature ends a long-standing debate among climate scientists about the Amazon rainforest’s rainfall over the past 45,000 years. The study also gives...

07 Dec 2016
On the morning of 7 December 2016, a damaging earthquake struck the Indonesian province of northeast Aceh, Sumatra. Strong ground-shaking collapsed many buildings and caused significant casualties (over 50 deaths...

22 Nov 2016
A strong earthquake measuring Mw 6.9 (M JMA 7.4) struck Japan’s northeastern coast at about 6 am (Japan local time) on 22 Nov 2016. According to the United States Geological...

20 Nov 2016
Eruptions at Mount Gede volcano in Java, Indonesia, are few and far between. Its last eruption occurred almost six decades ago. Associate Professor Fidel Costa, from the Earth Observatory of...

14 Nov 2016
A powerful earthquake measuring Mw 7.8 struck New Zealand’s South Island just after 12am (New Zealand time) on 14 Nov 2016, approximately 90 kilometres (km) northeast of Christchurch. The main...