the republic logo
rss feed
Stories with subject: Geophysics
  • Seabed of jet hunt zone mostly flat with 1 trench 
    Updated: Mar-30-14 8:31 pm
  • WELLINGTON, New Zealand - Two miles beneath the sea surface where satellites and planes are looking for debris from the missing Malaysian jet, the ocean floor is cold, dark, covered in a squishy muck of dead plankton and - in a potential break for the search - mostly flat. The troubling exception is a steep, rocky drop ending in a deep trench.

  • Global Geophysical files for bankruptcy protection 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 7:07 am
  • HOUSTON - Global Geophysical Services Inc., which provides seismic data to oil and gas companies, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.