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Re: Hot Days Can Trigger Yosemite Rockfalls

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avatar Hot Days Can Trigger Yosemite Rockfalls
March 28, 2016 12:41PM
After more than three years of monitoring the towering granite cliffs of Yosemite National Park, scientists have new insights into a potentially important mechanism that can trigger rockfalls in the park. Although many conditions can trigger rockfalls, some rockfalls are more likely to happen in the hottest part of the day, during the hottest part of the year.

http://www.spinics.net/lists/usgs/msg01083.html
Re: Hot Days Can Trigger Yosemite Rockfalls
March 28, 2016 05:57PM
This is great info, thanks for sharing.
Re: Hot Days Can Trigger Yosemite Rockfalls
March 31, 2016 09:09AM
A hot day on June 10 2014...two rockfalls at Mirror Lake. We were right beside one of them...quite an experience for some of our relatives (newbie visitors)
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