Introduction Under conditions of global warming, sea levels are expected to rise for two main reasons:
Email April 6, An aerial photo provided by the Italian Police shows the debris of a collapsed building in an area near L'Aquila, central Italy, after a powerful earthquake shook central Italy. A shocked spokesman for the U.
Enzo Boschi, the president of Italy's National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology INGVwill face trial along with six other scientists and technicians, after failing to predict the future and the impending disaster.
Earthquakes are, of course, nearly impossible to predict, seismologists say. In fact, according to the website for the USGS, no major quake has ever been predicted successfully. All we can do is measure how the ground is deforming. The seven scientists were placed under investigation almost a year ago, according to a news story on the website of the American Association for the Advancement of Science AAAS -- the world's largest general-science society and a leading voice for the interests of scientists worldwide.
Alan Leschner, chief executive of AAAS, said his group wrote a letter to the Italian government last year -- clearly, to no avail. The case could have a "chilling effect" on scientists, he noted.
This just feels like either scapegoating or an attempt to intimidate a community. This really seems inappropriate. He was particularly stunned because -- despite of the near impossibility of predicting earthquakes Boshi had been indicating that a large earthquake would be coming, though he did not say when.
On the contrary, the INGV head made it clear that "at some point it is probable that there will be a big earthquake.To learn about our efforts to improve the accessibility and usability of our website, please visit our.
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