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New Zealand’s largest fault is a jumble of mixed-up rocks of all shapes, sizes, compositions and origins. According to research from a global team of scientists, this motley mixture could help explain why the fault generates slow-motion earthquakes known as “slow slip events” as well as destructive, tsunami-generating tremors. “One thing that really surprised… Continue Reading Eclectic Rocks Influence Earthquake Types
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By Arianne Snyder Brooke Kopecky is an environmental geologist currently working at the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ). She has a degree in geological sciences from the Jackson School and from 2017 to 2019, worked as a student research assistant in UTIG’s climate group. At TCEQ, she works in a project manager role, helping… Continue Reading Alumni Stories: Brooke Kopecky, Environmental Geologist
New research from The University of Texas at Austin has explained an important mystery about natural gas hydrate formations and, in doing so, advanced scientists’ understanding of how gas hydrates could contribute to climate change and energy security. The research used a computer model of gas bubbles flowing through hydrate deposits, a common phenomenon which… Continue Reading Computer Model Solves Mystery of How Gas Bubbles Build Big Methane Hydrate Deposits