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This week from AGU: Malaysian quake aftermath, Arctic sea ice predictions

American Geophysical Union

  • From AGU's blogs: Landslide-induced sediment production after the Sabah earthquake in Malaysia

The Mw=6.0 5 June 2015 Sabah earthquake in Malaysia, which killed 18 people in rockfalls on Mount Kinabalu, generated landslides that have released large volumes of sediment. The heavy tropical rainfall in Sabah means that this sediment is now starting to enter the river systems in the form of mudflows and sediment-rich flash floods. Dave Petley explores the aftermath of the Sabah earthquake in a new post on The Landslide Blog.

  • From Eos.org: Improving predictions of Arctic Sea Ice Extent

Scientists in the Sea Ice Prediction Network share and discuss their user-oriented forecasts of seasonal sea ice in a changing Arctic.

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