TITLE

Sounding out a rumbling earth

AUTHOR(S)
Crabb, C.
PUB. DATE
December 1991
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;12/30/91-1/6/92, Vol. 111 Issue 27, People to watch p78
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses how, by mapping the underwater topography, Marcia McNutt, 39, a geophysicist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, is learning how Earth's internal rumblings create archipelagoes, move continents and periodically humble humankindwith the power of volcanoes and earthquakes. She will for the first time use her deep-sea technology to plumb the unexplored waters below the Antarctic icecap; How McNutt uses acoustics; The outcome of her research.
ACCESSION #
9112301278

 

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