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New from Geology: Fossils, earthquakes, gold, and sea-bed landslides
Date:3/18/2014

Boulder, Colo., USA Geology papers published 17 Mar. 2014 cover (1) modeling of seabed turbidity currents; (2) a large earthquake at Lake Vttern, Switzerland, about 11,500 years ago; (3) genesis of high-grade gold at the Porgera gold deposit, Papua New Guinea; (4) discovery of the Ediacaran guide fossil Cloudina sp. and the depositional age of the Bambu Group; (5) earthquakes along the fossil Moho in Alpine Corsica; and (6) using LiDAR to better understand New Zealand's Alpine Fault.

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Processes and products of turbidity currents entering soft muddy substrates
Jaco H. Baas et al., School of Ocean Sciences, Bangor University, Menai Bridge, Ynys Mn LL59 5AB, UK. Published online 17 Mar. 2014, http://dx.doi.org/10.1130/G35296.1.

New laboratory experiments reveal that cohesionless underwater landslides, called turbidity currents, are able to enter cohesive, "sticky," muddy seabeds without losing their shape. These intrabed currents are driven by bed shear stress exceeding bed cohesive strength and b
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