Posted by: Michael Ritter PhD | July 18, 2006

News Roundup

Deadly Tsunami strikes Indonesian coast

Magnitude 5.7 Quake Strikes South of Java, Indonesia, creating a tsunami that killed scores.

Read article at New York Times
TPE Link: Plate boundaries and earthquakes

Mount Fuji Overdue for Eruption, Experts Warn

Over the last 2,200 year, Mt. Fuji has erupted 75 times, or once every 30 years. Mt. Fuji is long overdue as the last eruption was in 1707.

Read article at National Geographic.
TPE Link: Composite volcanoes;Plate boundaries and volcanoes

Canada’s ‘Yellowstone’ Too Small For Wildlife, Report Finds

A report from the Wildlife Conservation Society says that the famous Northwest Territories’ Nahanni National Park Reserve is too small to maintain its population of grizzly bears, caribou and Dall’s sheep.

Read article at ScienceDaily
TPE Link: Habitat Degradation and Human Activity

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