In the news

COMET has a significant presence in the media, whether it’s expertise provided by our scientists or news about COMET itself.  You can read a selection of recent media coverage below.

Sentinel satellites to monitor every volcano (BBC science website 19.04.17) Juliet Biggs and Andy Hooper explain how the Sentinel constellation will routinely map the planet’s surface, looking for signs that might hint at a future eruption.

The rapidly populating coastal region from the Gulf to Pakistan faces a huge tsunami risk (The Conversation 05.04.17) Camilla Penney explains how a 1,000 km long fault at the northern end of the Arabian Sea may pose a tsunami threat.

Kaikoura: Most complex quake ever studied (BBC science website 23.03.17) Tim Wright explains the mechanics behind this event which has prompted a rethink about how earthquakes are expected to behave in high-risk regions such as New Zealand.

Sentinels map Earth’s slow surface warping (BBC science website 14.12.16)  Richard Walters and Tim Wright discuss the launch of the new LiCSAR service.

New Zealand earthquake (BBC World Service Science Hour 21.11.16)  Tim Wright talks about the geological impact of the event and its implications for research.

Norcia earthquake: why multiple quakes are hitting Italy (BBC science website 30.10.16)  Laura Gregory and Rich Walters explain the earthquake sequence.

Into the Inferno (BBC Radio 4 Midweek 26.10.16)  Clive Oppenheimer talks about Werner Herzog’s documentary Into the Inferno which is inspired by his book, Eruptions that Shook the World.







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