A tectonic plate is dying under Oregon. Here’s why that matters.
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July 29, 201911 min read, 2117 words

A tectonic plate is dying under Oregon. Here’s why that matters.A tectonic plate is dying under Oregon. Here’s why that matters.

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Published: July 29, 2019  |  11 min read, 2117 words
Something was nagging at William Hawley, and it was more about what was missing than what was there. As a Ph.D. student at the University of California, Berkeley, Hawley is fascinated with the geologic complexities of the Cascadia subduction zone, a giant fault off the coast of ...
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July 30, 2019
A fascinating read from a credible source. The article points up in generally layman's terms how dynamic the natural processes of the Earth are. Additionally, a particularly worthwhile read for those inclined toward broadening their knowledge of the natural world. Lastly, well-sourced with the linked works providing further context.
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July 30, 2019
Well written with no opinion injected, and well sourced quotes. This is what a scientific article should be.
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July 30, 2019
Fantastic article outlining what we know about the situation now, and what credible scientists speculate could be the implications of such a tear in the tectonic plates.
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July 29, 2019
This article roots itself in great sources and studies from the original two people who found this new information. While there may have been a lack of 'effect' from the 'cause' to make a true impact on me as a reader, the information presented seemed highly credible and sourced - while acknowledging that this information is still preliminary.
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