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About Possible Influence of Solar Activity Upon Seismic and Volcanic Activities.

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posted on Apr, 12 2010 @ 05:26 PM
This is just to show how some people are completely wrong about their claims that there is no link between Solar activity and earthquakes. The following is actually a work done by scientists who have worked on this for years, and not the preconceived ideas that some people like to claim are true, and they try to back their claims by posting twisted facts, leaving out information and facts and then posting such a lie as proof of their already preconceived claims which are wrong of course.

SCIENCE WITHOUT BORDERS. Transactions of the International Academy of Science H & E.
Vol.3. 2007/2008, SWB, Innsbruck, 2008 ISBN 978-9952-451-01-6 ISSN 2070-0334

*Khain V.E., **Khalilov E.N.
*Moscow State University named after M.V.Lomonosov,
**International Academy of Science H&E (Austria, Innsbruck)

It has been determined that in the period of solar activity increase (11-year
cycles) there increase seismic and volcanic activities in the compression zone of
Earth and at the same time there decreases the activity in the tension zones of Earth.
On the basis of the discovered stable 11-year and 22-year cyclicalities in the seismic and volcanic activities and their high correlation with solar activity there has been made the long-term forecast until 2018. The next maximum of seismic and volcanic activity with very high amplitude for the compression zones of Earth is forecasted for the period 2012-2015.

BTW, if you want to know who Elchin Khalilov (Khalilov E.N.) is here are a few facts that anyone can corroborate...

Dr.Prof. Elchin Khalilov (Azerbaijani: Elçin Xəlilov (born On April, 26th 1959, Baku, Azerbaijan) is a famous scientist in the sphere of geodynamics, seismology and tectonics.

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posted on Apr, 12 2010 @ 06:07 PM
Sweet post. Nice work on diggin up some research for everyone to look over.

I noticed that Phage ( Who I suspect is John Lithgow everyone how F*oken cool its that) try's to dismiss any relationship at all between solar activity affecting tectonic plates or any other matter in relationship to earthquakes.

Yup still going through the information posted, alot too and it's great stuff. Nice work.

posted on Apr, 12 2010 @ 06:15 PM
reply to post by ElectricUniverse

Yep, you're right. Heaps of evidence out there (including common sense and a very very basic understanding of magnetic forces, gravity and tectonic activity) shows that there is a direct link between our magnetic field (including the solar system's magnetic field, the galaxy's magnetic field and solar activity) and earthquakes.

Case closed, it's been studied for years and results are conclusive.

Oh, and Phage, don't forget to googlesearch for evidence 'for' this while you're searching for evidence 'against', that way you'll actually know and understand BOTH sides of the arguement and actually be able to reach your "OWN" conclusion, wouldn't that be something?

posted on Apr, 12 2010 @ 06:16 PM
Some more peer-reviewed scientific papers that show the "preconceived ideas" of some people is wrong, which for some reason such "preconceived ideas "whch are wrong are being accepted as fact by many members...

Solar activity as a triggering mechanism for earthquakes

John F. Simpsona, b

a Goodyear Aerospace Corporation, USA

b University of Akron, Akron, Ohio, USA

Received 7 November 1967; revised 16 December 1967. Available online 28 October 2002.


Solar activity, as indicated by sunspots, radio noise and geomagnetic indices, plays a significant but by no means exclusive role in the triggering of earthquakes. Maximum quake frequency occurs at times of moderately high and fluctuating solar activity. Terrestrial solar flare effects which are the actual coupling mechanisms which trigger quakes appear to be either abrupt accelerations in the earth's angular velocity or surges of telluric currents in the earth's crust. The graphs presented in this paper permit probabilistic forecasting of earthquakes, and when used in conjunction with local indicators may provide a significant tool for specific earthquake prediction.

posted on Apr, 12 2010 @ 06:21 PM

Originally posted by Your_Number_One_Fan
Sweet post. Nice work on diggin up some research for everyone to look over.

I noticed that Phage ( Who I suspect is John Lithgow everyone how F*oken cool its that) try's to dismiss any relationship at all between solar activity affecting tectonic plates or any other matter in relationship to earthquakes.

Yup still going through the information posted, alot too and it's great stuff. Nice work.

Thanks a lot. It is good to see that i am not the only one noticing how Phage tries to dismiss anything, and everything that shows a correlation between earthquakes, Solar activity, and in general how magnetic forces, either from the Sun, the earth's own magnetic field, and other sources from outside the Solar System do influence earthquakes...

This is not the first time that some other members and I have shown that Phage is wrong, but somehow we still got many members believing his every word as if they were written in stone....

posted on Apr, 12 2010 @ 06:25 PM
reply to post by nevermindme

NVM Phage, I still remember how he claimed that scientists have never found any link between Solar activity and earthquakes, and he even claimed that no magnetic force from either the Solar System or outside could trigger earthquakes, or affect the Earth in any other ways....
Even back then some other members and I posted information, and scientific research which showed Phage's claims to be wrong, yet he still continues to twist the facts, and posts his own preconceived ideas, which are wrong, as proof....

Not sure what to think about Phage anymore...

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posted on Apr, 12 2010 @ 06:31 PM
Here is another research paper which shows not only the link between Solar activity and earthquakes, but also the fact that of course the Sun's activity also causes Climate Changes...

A relationship between solar activity and frequency of natural disasters in China
Journal Advances in Atmospheric Sciences
Publisher Science Press, co-published with Springer-Verlag GmbH
ISSN 0256-1530 (Print) 1861-9533 (Online)
Issue Volume 20, Number 6 / November, 2003
DOI 10.1007/BF02915516
Pages 934-939
Subject Collection Earth and Environmental Science
SpringerLink Date Sunday, June 08, 2008

Wang Zhongrui1 , Song Feng2 and Tang Maocang1

(1) Cold and Arid Regions Environmental and Engineering Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 730000 Lanzhou
(2) Climate and Bio-Atmospheric Sciences Group, School of Natural Resource Sciences, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA

Received: 7 September 2002 Revised: 6 June 2003

Abstract The relationship between the length of the solar cycle, a good indicator of long-term change in solar activity, and natural disasters (drought, flood, and strong earthquakes) in China during the last 108 years is analyzed. The results suggest that the length of solar cycle may be a useful indicator for drought/flood and strong earthquakes. When the solar activity strengthens, we see the length of the solar cycle shorten and more floods occur in South China and frequent strong earthquakes happen in the Tibetan Plateau, but the droughts in East China as well as the strong earthquakes in Taiwan and at the western boundary of China are very few. The opposite frequencies occur when the solar activity weakens. The current study indicates that the solar activity may play an important role in the climate extremes and behavior in the lithosphere.

posted on Apr, 12 2010 @ 06:54 PM
reply to post by Your_Number_One_Fan

BTW, notice that Phage also loves to twist the facts regarding the increase in seismic and magmatic events that have been occurring. He claims there is no such increase...

We are not just recording more seismic events worldwide "just because there are more seismic stations", but because such events have been increasing.

Not only that but the fact that the increase in smaller earthquakes show something is brewing at the core of the Earth.

Phage, for whatever reason, is ignoring and dismissing the fact that many scientists have found a link/correlation between seismic events and Solar activity simply because if he was to admit to this, then he would be admitting that there has been an increase in seismic activities worldwide.

Remember that in the last 100 years or so the Sun's activity has been at the highest than for more than 1,000 years or more, and recently the Sun's activity has been fluctuating wildly.

Since both the Sun's activity and earthquakes are correlated, the fact that the Sun's activity has increased is direct evidence that earthquakes worldwide have been increasing.

But of course Phage, and some others are going to claim that since the Sun's activity has been quiet recently then seismic events are not increasing, and that there is no correlation between the two.... but Phage is either conciously, or unknowingly omitting the fact that FLUCTUATIONS either up and down do trigger seismic events on Earth... It is not just an increase in the Solar activity, but FLUCTUATIONS in the magnetic field of the Sun, and Earth's own magnetic field that are triggers, among many others, for seismic events...

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posted on Apr, 14 2010 @ 01:23 PM
Well we can see how certain people stay away from the facts and continue to spread the propaganda that "there are no increases in seismic, and or magmatic activity" in other threads....hummm

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posted on Apr, 19 2010 @ 07:51 AM
Here are some other scientific research papers about the Link between Solar activity and earthquakes.

Solar activity and global seismicity of the earth

Journal Bulletin of the Russian Academy of Sciences: Physics
Publisher Allerton Press, Inc. distributed exclusively by Springer Science+Business Media LLC
ISSN 1062-8738 (Print) 1934-9432 (Online)
Issue Volume 71, Number 4 / April, 2007
Category Proceedings of the XXIX All-Russia Conference on Cosmic Rays
DOI 10.3103/S1062873807040466
Pages 593-595
Subject Collection Physics and Astronomy
SpringerLink Date Wednesday, May 16, 2007

S. D. Odintsov1, G. S. Ivanov-Kholodnyi1 and K. Georgieva2

(1) Pushkov Institute of Terrestrial Magnetism, Ionosphere, and Radiowave Propagation, Russian Academy of Sciences, Troitsk, Moscow oblast, 142190, Russia
(2) Laboratory of Solar—Terrestrial Coupling, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sophia, Bulgaria

Abstract Results of studying the character and possible succession of cause-effect relations (in going from a disturbance source on the Sun to a response in the lithosphere in the range of periods from several days to the 11-year solar cycle) have been presented. It has been indicated that the maximum of seismic energy, released from earthquake sources in the 11-yr cycle of sunspots, is observed during the phase of cycle decline and lags 2 yr behind the solar cycle maximum. It has been established that the maximum in the number of earthquakes directly correlates with the instant of a sudden increase in the solar wind velocity.

Original Russian Text © S.D. Odintsov, G.S. Ivanov-Kholodnyi, K. Georgieva, 2007, published in Izvestiya Rossiiskoi Akademii Nauk. Seriya Fizicheskaya, 2007, Vol. 71, No. 4, pp. 608–610.

posted on Apr, 19 2010 @ 07:54 AM

Relationship between global seismicity and solar activities

Journal Acta Seismologica Sinica
Publisher Seismological Society of China
ISSN 1000-9116 (Print) 1993-1344 (Online)
Issue Volume 11, Number 4 / July, 1998
DOI 10.1007/s11589-998-0096-5
Pages 495-500
Subject Collection Earth and Environmental Science
SpringerLink Date Tuesday, June 19, 2007

Gui-Qing Zhang1

(1) Beijing Astronomical Observatory, Chinese Academy of Science, 100101 Beijing, China

Received: 4 July 1997 Revised: 25 November 1997 Accepted: 25 November 1997

Abstract The relations between sunspot numbers and earthquakes (M≧6), solar 10.7 cm radio flux and earthquakes, solar proton events and earthquakes have been analyzed in this paper. It has been found that: (1) Earthquakes occur frequently around the minimum years of solar activity. Generally, the earthquake activities are relatively less during the peak value years of solar activity, some say, around the period when magnetic polarity in the solar polar regions is reversed. (2) the earthquake frequency in the minimum period of solar activity is closely related to the maximum annual means of sunspot numbers, the maximum annual means of solar 10.7 cm radio flux and solar proton events of a whole solar cycle, and the relation between earthquake and solar proton events is closer than others. (3) As judged by above interrelationship, the period from 1995 to 1997 will be the years while earthquake activities are frequent. In the paper, the simple physical discussion has been carried out.
Key words solar activity - sunspot numbers - solar radio flux - solar proton events

These results supported the exploration and studies of some researchers to a certain extent.

This work is supported by Foundation of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (major item).

posted on Apr, 19 2010 @ 08:17 AM
Another interesting fact which scientists have observed is that cosmic ray fluxes normally increase right before an earthquake occurs. I have posted in the past other similar research that points to the same thing. I want to stress this out because there is something I will show again later which could very well be the reason for the increase in seismic, and magmatic activity we have seen recently.

Annales Geophysicae (2003) 21: 597–602
c European Geosciences Union 2003

High-energy charged particle bursts in the near-Earth space as
earthquake precursors
S. Yu. Aleksandrin1, A. M. Galper1, L. A. Grishantzeva1, S. V. Koldashov1, L. V. Maslennikov1, A.M. Murashov1,
P. Picozza2, V. Sgrigna3, and S. A. Voronov1
1Space Physics Institute, Moscow State Engineering Physics Institute, Kashirskoe shosse 31, 115409 Moscow, Russia
2Dept. of Physics, Univ. of Rome ”Tor Vergata” and INFN Sez. Rome2, via della Ricerca Scientifica 1, I–00133 Rome, Italy
3Dept. of Physics, Univ. of Rome ”Roma Tre”, via della Vasca Navale, 84, I–00146 Rome, Italy
Received: 21 July 2001 – Revised: 21 May 2002 – Accepted: 11 July 2002

Abstract. The experimental data on high-energy charged
particle fluxes, obtained in various near-Earth space experiments
(MIR orbital station, METEOR-3, GAMMA and
SAMPEX satellites) were processed and analyzed with the
goal to search for particle bursts. Particle bursts have been selected
in every experiment considered. It was shown that the
significant part of high-energy charged particle bursts correlates with seismic activity. Moreover, the particle bursts are observed several hours before strong earthquakes; L-shells of particle bursts and corresponding earthquakes are practically the same
. Some features of a seismo-magnetosphere connection model, based on the interaction of electromagnetic emission of seismic origin and radiation belt particles, were considered.

Key words. Ionospheric physics (energetic particles,
trapped; energetic particles, precipitating; magnetosphereionosphere

As to why is this sort of research important for us now? Some of you might remember the following, or you might have forgotten.

Cosmic Rays Hit Space Age High

ScienceDaily (Sep. 29, 2009) — Planning a trip to Mars? Take plenty of shielding. According to sensors on NASA's ACE (Advanced Composition Explorer) spacecraft, galactic cosmic rays have just hit a Space Age high.

"In 2009, cosmic ray intensities have increased 19% beyond anything weve seen in the past 50 years," says Richard Mewaldt of Caltech. "The increase is significant, and it could mean we need to re-think how much radiation shielding astronauts take with them on deep-space missions."

The cause of the surge is solar minimum, a deep lull in solar activity that began around 2007 and continues today. Researchers have long known that cosmic rays go up when solar activity goes down. Right now solar activity is as weak as it has been in modern times, setting the stage for what Mewaldt calls "a perfect storm of cosmic rays."

"We're experiencing the deepest solar minimum in nearly a century," says Dean Pesnell of the Goddard Space Flight Center, "so it is no surprise that cosmic rays are at record levels for the Space Age."

[edit on 19-4-2010 by ElectricUniverse]

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