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.

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.

New data points to major eruption of Japanese volcano (Guardian website 13.09.16)  James Hickey explains how a new way of mapping the natural “plumbing system” inside volcanoes could improve our ability to predict eruptions.

Quakes “ever present” for Apennines (BBC science website 24.08.16)  Laura Gregory and Richard Walters explain the mechanics of the recent Italian earthquakes

Unpredictable Planet: Understanding Earthquakes and Volcanoes (BBC Radio 4 27.07.16)  Tamsin Mather talks about new ideas in volcano research.

Radar technique shows magma flow in 2014 Cape Verde eruption (Eos 01.02.16)  Pablo Gonzalez describes how Sentinel-1 satellite captured volcanic surface changes that reveal the flow below.

Satellites dissect Nepal quake (BBC science website 12.01.16)  John Elliott and Pablo Gonzalez explain how they used Sentinel-1 to examine the kink in the fault that caused the 2015 Nepal earthquake.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Centre for Observation and Modelling of Earthquakes, Volcanoes and Tectonics